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Buachaille Etive Beag

Buachaille Etive Beag


Postby ScottyBoy76 » Sun Apr 18, 2021 8:30 pm

Route description: Buachaille Etive Beag

Munros included on this walk: Stob Coire Raineach (Buachaille Etive Beag), Stob Dubh (Buachaille Etive Beag)

Date walked: 17/04/2021

Time taken: 5 hours

Distance: 13.4 km

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An early start on this first Saturday after lockdown, the weather looked promising as I set out for Buachaille Etive Beag. Rather than take the more popular route up I decided to head down Lairig Gartain and head up from the other side.

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Heading along Lairig Gartain


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Heading up to the bealach


Upon reaching the bealach it was a right turn to ascend Stob Coire Raineach. There were a few people out and about but I expected more to be honest with this being the first weekend post lockdown and the decent weather.

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Making my way up Stob Coire Raineach


Straight forward climb to the summit, time for a bite to eat and soak in the great views!

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View from Stob Coire Raineach summit


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View from Stob Coire Raineach summit


Next stop, Stob Dubh.

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Stob Dubh


Still some patches of snow on Stob Dubh but nothing to worry about. The wind did pick up and it started getting a lot colder but a nice ascent nevertheless. Time to enjoy some more fantastic views!

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Great view of Buachaille Etive Mòr from Stob Dubh summit


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What a view from Stob Dubh summit!


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Enjoying the views from Stob Dubh


The patchy clouds I had for the ascent were all but gone and glorious blue skies for the walk back down to the car. A fantastic day out on Buachaille Etive Beag :D

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Looking back at Stob Coire Raineach


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Back along Lairig Gartain to the car park


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