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Beinn nan Oighreag

Beinn nan Oighreag


Postby canisp » Sat May 16, 2009 10:40 am

Corbetts included on this walk: Beinn nan Oighreag

Date walked: 16/05/2009

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Beinn nan Oighreag, 909 metres
OS Map 51, Grid Ref 541412
Started at Grid Ref 476418 at the memorial
Distance walked 15 km’s
Height Gain 800 metres
11 May 2009

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Early morning mist

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One of the locals with Creag an Tulabhain in the background

Leaving the car by the memorial at GR 476418 i walked 3.5 km along the road to cross the bridge over the River Lyon at GR 512421.

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Reflection in Stronuich Reservoir

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Reflection in Stronuich Reservoir

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Reflection in Stronuich Reservoir with An Grianan on the right

After 2 km east the Allt Lairig Luaidhe was easily crossed before another 1.5 km put me on the summit.

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River Lyon

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Stronuich Reservoir with Loch Lyon in the distance

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The Carn Mairg hills from the cairn on the north top of Beinn nan Oighreag

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Creag an Tulabhain

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Meall Ghaordaidh

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The Tarmachans

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Ben Lawers

Fence posts were then followed down to the Bealach at 535405, with next a rising traverse northwest to the summit of Creag an Tulabhain.

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Creag an Tulabhain

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Creag an Tulabhain

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Creag an Tulabhain

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From Creag an Tulabhain looking to Beinn nan Oighreag

After lunch and soaking up the views i headed down steep slopes to the west, then southwest to cross the bridge and a short walk back to the car.
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Re: Beinn nan Oighreag

Postby cjwaugh » Sat May 16, 2009 11:43 am

Nice report canisp
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Re: Beinn nan Oighreag

Postby Paul Webster » Sat May 16, 2009 10:22 pm

The best thing early last week wasn't just the sunshine and the amazing clarity, but those lovely fluffy clouds for photos too 8)
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Re: Beinn nan Oighreag

Postby kinley » Sun May 17, 2009 9:05 am

Looks great - did you park so far west because of parking problems or to extend the walk?
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Re: Beinn nan Oighreag

Postby canisp » Sun May 17, 2009 10:28 am

kinley wrote:did you park so far west because of parking problems or to extend the walk?

As i passed the bridge at Stronuich i saw i could park there but first wanted to visit the memorial. On the drive to the memorial the river and loch were showing a deep blue colour, so i decided to walk back up the road and try to get some photo’s.

Best regards :) steve
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Re: Beinn nan Oighreag

Postby kinley » Sun May 17, 2009 10:35 am

Some Dreamy reflection shots there Steve :)
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Re: Beinn nan Oighreag

Postby yokehead » Sun May 17, 2009 3:29 pm

Superb photos as ever canisp, I always enjoy your reports, cheers.
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