NN4288 : Uinneag Coire Ardair

taken 7 years ago, near to Stob Poite Coire Ardair [hill or Mountain], Highland, Great Britain

Uinneag  Coire Ardair
Uinneag Coire Ardair
The Window: a famous pass at the head of Glen Roy and tucked into the crags of Coire Ardair. It is a deep gap in the high ridge of the Corrieardair hills between Stob Poite Coire Ardair and Creag Meagaidh (right). The pass is rarely used as such now, although a very fine route to Loch Laggan from Glen Roy, but is a busy place as it is used as a popular route up or down Creag Meagaidh. The steep slopes above the gap are prone to avalanche though.
The Window was reputedly used by Charles Edward Stuart while on the run after Culloden in 1746.
View from the Roy side.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 20 June, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 21 June, 2010
Category
Pass   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NN 426 885 [100m precision]
WGS84: 56:57.6852N 4:35.3666W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NN 397 891
View Direction
EAST (about 90 degrees)
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