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Day with a view

Day with a view

Postby Steve B » Sun Feb 20, 2011 5:39 pm

Route description: Beinn Udlamain and Sgairneach Mhor

Munros included on this walk: Beinn Udlamain, Sgairneach Mhor

Date walked: 10/01/2011

Time taken: 6 hours

Distance: 14.5 km

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A late report form a week in the hills.
We had a poor week of weather with most of the time spent in the clouds. The day before this we had an exercise in navigation in thick cloud on Gael-charn and A'Mharconaich.
We were promised a good day by MWIS and we got one. We started at the layby and made our way across the tracks and up the glen.

It took a while finding a suitable crossing point across Allt Coire Dhomhain but eventually across and angled across the hill to start to the top with views opening all around.

Up to a small cairn as the corrie came in view.

From the summit there were great views over to Ben Alder, the Lawers range, Schiehallion and over the Cairngorms.

We stopped for a brew and some food at the col enjoying the views then onto Beinn Udlamain.

Off the summit and onto the slopes back down to Coire Dhomhain.

A good day with views for the only time in the week.
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Re: Day with a view

Postby dooterbang » Sun Feb 20, 2011 6:38 pm

Looked a nice day - wish we had more.
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Re: Day with a view

Postby ChrisW » Sun Feb 20, 2011 8:13 pm

Some great shots there Steve, the last one is a cracker - thanks for posting :D
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