Galleries Index > LAMM 2006 - Saturday - On the course

Number of photos: 32

Niall Watson, the piper, wakes the event centre campers at 5.15am. It can’t be time to get up already! Punching the first control on the C course, in the bone caves. Approaching the caves on the C course C course competitors pass a river emerging from a spring waterfall near the start of the C course The C start Marking up the course at the C start Lochan control on the Elite and A course A team descend rocky ground in the mist Poles help a couple balance on the slippery ground Descending towards a wilderness of rock and water B and C teams visited this control at west cliff foot Approaching the B/C control at foot of a narrow ridge off Mullach an Leathaid Riabhaich A team runs down off Mullach an Leathaid Riabhaich Looking back at the cliff foot B/C control site below Mullach an Leathaid Riabhaich Passing Loch nan Caorach on the way to Stack of Glencoul C and B teams enjoyed the view from the Stack of Glencoul Some found time to pose on the Stack of Glencoul The steep descent into the glen from the Stack of Glencoul Crossing the river in Glencoul The last leg was track running, with the Stack of Glencoul as a backdrop Downhill all the way to mid camp on the shore of Loch Glencoul The novice course had a steep final descent to mid camp Running down towards the finish – on a track at last! Approaching the final bridge control and mid camp at Glencoul Arriving at the final control on the bridge at the foot of Glen Coul The finish was in the ‘shed’ close to Glencoul bothy Apparently it looks worse than it feels! Shoes off and time for a brew A convivial atmosphere prevails at mid camp as people meet friends Cordon bleu cooking – with pasta for tea

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Route planning above Loch Duich

The clouds over mid camp

Racing together - the spirit of the event

Lowe Alpine Mourne Mountain Marathon