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Beinn Ghlas and Ben Lawers

Beinn Ghlas and Ben Lawers


Postby SCOTRAIL DRIVER » Sat May 16, 2009 3:25 am

Route description: Ben Lawers and Beinn Ghlas

Munros included on this walk: Beinn Ghlas, Ben Lawers

Date walked: 16/05/2009

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THE LAWERS GROUP

THURS 14 MAY 2009

SUNNY & VERY WINDY

SCOTRAILDRIVER & RAB

TIME 3hrs 50 mins

This was my first walk in the lawers group but will not be my last , left car in v/c and set of at 3:15pm.
Of we set with the other people in the car park telling us we might not make the top as the wind was
so strong they had to turn back, thanked them and then set of..... :? :? :?

PS... THIS IS MY FIRST REPORT WITH PIC'S HOPE IT'S OK... :roll: :roll: :roll
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ME AT THE START OF THE WALK
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MY MATE ROBERT
AT THE START OF THE WALK
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THE MAP OFF THE LAWERS GROUP
AT THE LAWERS V/C
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THE LAWERS V/C CAR PARK
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UP THE PATH ABIT A GOOD VIEW OF
BEN MORE AND STOB BINNEIN
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A GREAT PATH TO FOLLOW FROM CAR PARK
TO BEINN GHLAS
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ME ON TOP OF BEINN GHLAS
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RAB ON THE RIDGE FROM BEINN GHLAS
AND ON TO LAWERS
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THE TOP OF BEN LOWERS
WITH ITS 2 CAIRNS
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ME ON THE TOP OF BEN LAWERS
THE 10 HIGHEST MUNRO
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MY MATE RAB ON LAWERS
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LOOKING DOWN ONTO
LOCHAN NAN CAT FROM LAWERS
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FROM THE TOP OF LAWERS
AND THE RIDGE TO AN STUC
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THE WALK OFF FROM BEN LAWERS
BELOW BEINN GHLAS
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I THINK I SEEN 6 DEER WALKING BACK TO THE CAR PARK
I LIKE A WALK WHEN YOU SEE DEER
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ON THE WAY BACK WE STOPPED OFF AT LAWERS DAMM
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WHEN DRIVING TO BRIDGE OF BALGIE
WE SEEN THIS CAIRN FOR THE WAR DEAD...
Last edited by SCOTRAIL DRIVER on Wed May 27, 2009 2:06 pm, edited 1 time in total.
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Re: Beinn Ghlas and Ben Lawers

Postby kevsbald » Sat May 16, 2009 9:42 am

Does yer mate Robert always look that happy before a walk? :D Nice report.
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Re: Beinn Ghlas and Ben Lawers

Postby Caberfeidh » Sat May 16, 2009 10:16 am

Nice report of a good hike.As the 18th-19th Century poet William Blake put it; " The wild deer, wand'ring here and there, keeps the human soul from care." The state of the cairn bases really shows how much the soil has been eroded from the top.
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Re: Beinn Ghlas and Ben Lawers

Postby cjwaugh » Sat May 16, 2009 11:39 am

Nice report Scotrail driver
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Re: Beinn Ghlas and Ben Lawers

Postby SCOTRAIL DRIVER » Sat May 16, 2009 10:46 pm

Kevs
To be fair like me Robert is a train driver,also he was working at 5 in the morning that day.
But next time i will tell him to smile :D :D :D
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Re: Beinn Ghlas and Ben Lawers

Postby mountain coward » Sun May 17, 2009 1:10 am

The pic of you on Beinn Glas - is that your skateboard atop the cairn? :lol: Nice report and pics - like the labelling. Love the shot along the ridge to An Stuc - how did you get such good weather though? It's been appalling here all month and is due to be appalling when I come up to Scotland tomorrow!
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Re: Beinn Ghlas and Ben Lawers

Postby Paul Webster » Sun May 17, 2009 8:46 am

I like the photos towards An Stuc and Lochan nan Cat too. That was quite a fast time you did...
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Re: Beinn Ghlas and Ben Lawers

Postby Myth » Sun May 17, 2009 10:55 am

Nicely annotated!

Last time I was on Ben Lawyers my summit photos show that from one cairn you cannot SEE the other... we were absolutely "in cloud".
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Re: Beinn Ghlas and Ben Lawers

Postby yokehead » Sun May 17, 2009 3:47 pm

A nice report SD and a fast time. Great photo of your mate before the walk started, what did he look like at the end of the walk?! :lol:
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Re: Beinn Ghlas and Ben Lawers

Postby 37lumleyst » Tue May 19, 2009 7:47 pm

I spent two years working on Loch Tay under Lawers but due to the fact I was working at the Outdoor centre I never had time to climb it. It’s on my list to do as I feel like I owe it to the mountain to climb it seeing as I have spent two years watching it through the seasons :shock:

Your walking mate doesn’t look too happy at the prospect of his walk ahead and even less happy on the summit shots :lol: :lol:

Good report – I enjoyed it.

Regards,

Paul
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Re: Beinn Ghlas and Ben Lawers

Postby Alan S » Tue Jun 09, 2009 2:46 pm

checked your report out as you asked
i missed this as i was on holiday
great pics i like how you put the names into them
i really enjoyed this walk buth my views where like what myth said,i didnt even no there was 2 cairns it was that clagged in.
i added in meall corranich on the way back which was no bother but wish now i hadnt as i now only have meall a coire leath to do to finish the range
i dont see anything wrong wi rabs face,to a lot of scottish people thats a happy smile :D
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