Bealach na Bà - or - Pass of the Cattle.

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  1. sANDYbAY

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    Has anyone here driven their campervan to or from Applecross via Bealach na Bà?
     
  2. we like playing the game pass the pigs

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  3. sANDYbAY

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    Me too, spent untold hours playing pass the pigs on the gally table whilst flying in our Nimrod (The Mighty Hunter) searching the cold, cruel, heartless expanses of ocean for Russian submarines.

    I used to like a nice double leaning jowler
     
  4. No but have done on similar roads in the area.
    Are you wondering if its OK with a bus?
     
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  5. Haven't seen that game since my school days:thumbsup:
     
  6. sANDYbAY

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    Yeah, I've been up some pretty steep hills in my bus in the past but this mountain pass gets quite a fierce write up. I'm off to to the North Coast 500 this summer and that's one of the possible routes.
     
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  7. @paulcalf

    Have you any knowledge of where Bob is headed to?
     
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  8. I've not been quite that far north... yet.

    I think a few of the write ups in the campsite trips section mention it
     
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  9. Ahh I thought you had! Its on my list of places, Applecross looks stunning :)
     
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  10. Whilst scoffing huge amounts of food cooked no less by the poor radar operator or what was the name of the sonar buoy deployer?
     
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  11. @fugly76 & @thebobdog have done the trip, if someone can tag them
     
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  12. I know its a pig on a push bike, so I am guessing a van could be challenging!
     
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  14. Unless they went a sailing down the Moray Firth coz they wasn't looking where they was going :D
     
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  15. @sANDYbAY my Cus goes up in his t25 he's been to the very top of Scotland its amazing free camping.

    @sANDYbAY Was thinking of doing five Countries Northumberland England /Scotland/ Northern Ireland/ Ireland / Wales.

    What a Road trip that would be:cool:
     
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  16. Yes we did it last Summer, went from East to West and took the coast road on the way back. Only as it was a different route and new views to see. We were all 2 litre type 4 vans and it wasn't difficult. A slight driveshaft knock from mine on the way up round the tight hairpins and smelly brakes when we got to the bottom at Applecross:thumbsup:
     
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  17. sANDYbAY

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    Have you done it on a bike then? *






    * gone to Applecross not, you know, ..... IT! **









    ** actually, if you have done a pig on a push bike then respect. :thumbsup: But please, no pictures. :eek:
     
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  18. sANDYbAY

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    Excellent, we'll go over the top then rather than taking the soft girly bypass road. :thumbsup:
     
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  19. Aiy, I ave so. bigger, longer and harder than Hardknott pass but the bends ain't as tight! I think.

    Not a cyclist btw just thought I see what some of those triathlon type challenges are like in the highlands, only did the remote navigation over two days, walking not running and a bit of the biking when up there several summers ago.
     
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