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Peter Walker: Track 4187 in area near Beinn Resipol, Sunart and Ardgour (Britain)
Beinn Resipol
Length: 12.2km, Creator time taken: 3h50m, Ascent: 856m,
Descent: 853m

Places: Start at NM72425 63875, Beinn Resipol, end at Start
Logged as completed by 1
Beinn Resipol is a splendid cone of a mountain commanding a fair length of outstanding seaboard on Scotland's west coast. By local standards it's a relatively straightforward ascent, and I felt it offered just the right amount of challenge on a day of iffy weather and in a week of gastrointestinal frailty.

I started from the Beinn Resipol camp site, where some parking is provided for walkers in front of the shop (check in here if it's open...lovely people, ice creams too). Behind the shop a signposted path leads into and out of the woods through a kissing gate and up onto the higher ground.
The middle reaches of the ascent
There's a fair amount of very soft ground along the way, a couple of deer fences are passed via substantial gates (including one basically marooned in a middle of a bog...quite the logistical exercise to pass that if you're a solo walker) and the path teeters on the brink of existence at times, but eventually you'll end up on the mountains shoulder a short rocky clamber from the top (a fun scrambly ascent of the west ridge could also be made).
Beinn Resipol makes a brief appearance
The higher reaches and summit have some quite wonderful coastal views, and the top is apparently a superb spot for viewing the Moidart interior...the cloud was down on my visit, alas, so I can't vouch for it.
Resipol summit
Return the same way.
Loch Sunart

Uploaded on: Thu, 4 Jul 2019 (19:38:02)
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