Galleries Index > LAMM 2006 - Sunday

Number of photos: 38

Heading for control 1 on the C course Control 1 for the C course C course control 2 Watson rouses campers on the shore of Loch Glencoul with the bagpipes Elite winners Alec Keith and Kenny Riddle at the start on Day 2 The first runners in the chasing start race off from the beach at 6am A pair copy down control descriptions Looking down on the beach start Glencoul bothy with the ‘shed’ that was the centre of operations for the mid camp Some found shelter behind a stone wall for marking up their maps C, D and Novice teams set off along the shore of Loch Beag A team crosses the river flowing into Loch Beag A stream crossing on the way to Britain’s highest waterfall The first control on the D and Novice courses was at the at the foot of Britain’s highest waterfall First climb of the day for the D and Novice teams Keeping the spirits up with a picnic of pork pies A Novice pair pause for refreshment at their third control The mist made control sites hard to find Crossing outflow of Loch Fleodach Coire by a Novice course control One of the older teams cross the outflow of Loch Fleodach Coire A Dutch team by a misty lochan (see gallery 2004 Sunday for a photo of them in similar conditions) Checking the map before the next leg The only shelter on the hill – beside a stalker’s path Mind those slippery rocks! A downhill run on the last leg Stephen Martin races downhill to the final control (see next photo for son & partner) Tim Martin races downhill to the final control (see previous photo for father & partner) A Dutch? pair (Outi Kamarainen and Kate Ives?) check the bearing to the penultimate control on the D course An A team race down the stalkers’ path towards their last control Overtaking on the approach to the finish A mixed team runs over the finish line Two Elite teams race down the finish funnel (see next photo) Jonathan Aylward and Stephen Bottomley punch the last control fractionally before another Elite team Exhaustion, but we made it Two teams race into the finish The legs give some hint of what this team have been through Making a spirited run for the finish (From L to R) Dave Suddes of Lowe Alpine and Martin Stone, LAMM organiser, present the Elite winners, Alec Keith and Kenny Riddle with the LAMM trophy

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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