Firth Of Lorn : Ellenabeich to Dunbeg


Leaving Easdale Sound conditions were quite lumpy with a following sea and a good swell coming up the Sound of Insh. I passed on the opportunity to paddle across to Insh while I settled into the conditions – and my Nordkapp RM which I haven’t actually paddled that much.

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Colin and I passed Insh and Puilldobhrain and everything calmed down enough for me to get the camera out.

This was the view on our backs down to Insh and the Garvellachs

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…and looking up the Firth of Lorn to Kerrera and Bach Island, at that point a little over 7Km away.

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We had one short shower, but for the most part any rain stayed over Mull

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…and as the day progressed, shadows grew longer and the Autumn colours came out…

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…and we enjoyed a reasonable sunset as the Ferry, now behind us, left Oban.

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Date : 5th November 2011
Trip Odom : 26.4 Km
Max Speed : 9.8 Km
Moving Time : 5h 02min
Moving Average : 5.2Km/Hr

Route

About Andy Harpur

Interests : The Scottish Highlands, The Pennine Alps, The Milky Way, Abbot Ale, Mountaineering, Climbing, Mountain Biking, Canoeing, Sea Kayaking, Astronomy, Guitar, Penny Whistle. I live and breath for the outdoor lifestyle. New places, new faces, new adventures....
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