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Assynt, Traligill, Sutherland.
|NGR:||NC 26998 20931|
|Vert. Range:||Not recorded|
Cave? Located on S bank of seasonally dry Allt a' Bhealaich midway between Tree Hole and Lower Traligill Cave. Entrance normally blocked by gravel & rocks low slot at foot of conspicuous steep ramp where underground stream audible. Clearing rocks, tight 5 m descent enters narrow steeply inclined bedding plane carrying large large stream. Downstream low crawl quickly blocked by rocks. Upstream 'Wok on the Wild Side', 15 m of awkward sideways thrutching reaches low arch into roomier section of streamway. To right crawl over shingle bank enters small chamber containing pool. Ahead 10 m of easy going reaches active terminal choke with low dry oxbow to left. Upstream choke lies 40 m distant from terminal point in Lower Traligill Flood Sink, while downstream point lies 45 m from Tree Hole.
Alternate Names: None recorded.
Notes: Mar 2008 - updated position.
Explored by GSG in 1997.
Warning - Allt a' Bhealaich responds rapidly to rainfall. This cave can flood to roof with catastrophic speed.
This entry was last updated: 2018-05-04 17:48:48
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