Rockfall warning – Kintail South Wall of the Forcan Ridge .

From Mountaineering Scotland.

ROCKFALL WARNING: Anyone heading for the Glenshiel area this weekend or in the weeks ahead should be aware of a recent collapse of a lower section of the cliff which forms the south wall of the Forcan ridge.
It was reported my Mountaineering Scotland director Alistair Todd, who said: “It won’t affect anyone planning an ascent of the Ridge, but it is a significant hazard for anyone ascending or descending either the Saddle or Sgurr na Sgine.
“As a result of the collapse a 10 – 15m section of the path, which runs alongside the old boundary wall, has been obliterated by a large number of unstable large boulders.
“The path can still be used, however walkers should pass through quickly to minimise the danger from further rockfall coming from above.”

The rockfall occurred at grid reference NG 9444 1298 and is shown on the map, with the green line denoting the normal walkers ascent/descent route and red arrow showing location of rockfall.

Scottish Mountain Rescue Association of Mountaineering Instructors Mountain Training

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