Assynt Field Trip.
General view from Quinag looking east-south-east. The hotel in which we stayed.
The view of Quinag from the door of the hotel at Inchnadamph. Some of us at the time thought we were gods.
Others at first couldn't make up their minds what to do. But then found a sense of direction.
One or two were on a slippery slope. And some just couldn't take it any longer!
Mike Joint and Jane Armstrong happened to have a birthday during the field trip (on the same day).
The Assynt field trip was the first big field trip, and probably the one
most of us remember the best. Most of the time was spent mapping Quinag in
the horizontal rain watching the waterfalls on the mountain opposite flow
uphill. Out of the 12 days we were there it rained at least for some of the
day on 8 of the days and on the last day it snowed.
As well as the days spent on the hill there were a few days where we went on
trips to see other places such as Badcall Bay (where many of the above
photos were taken) and Clachtoll.
Myra and Suzy had a fun time.. especially when the hotel cook sleep-walked
into their room and fell asleep again under one of their beds.
Note: Myra's hair has changed... it's now pink all over, except for the
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