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A Munro & a Corbett from Old Bridge of Tilt

A Munro & a Corbett from Old Bridge of Tilt


Postby Johnny Corbett » Mon May 02, 2011 9:08 pm

Munros included on this walk: Carn a'Chlamain

Corbetts included on this walk: Beinn Mheadhonach

Date walked: 02/05/2011

Time taken: 7.3 hours

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Cycled up Glen Tilt from the Old Bridge of Tilt car park, as far as Forest Lodge, where the bike was left and i set off on foot up Carn a' Chlamain. Followed the path up and was soon on the summit.

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Glen Tilt

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Carn a' Chlamain

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Beinn a' Ghlo

Headed back down soon after reaching the summit, got on the bike and cycled to the bridge just before Marble lodge where i picked up a path taking me to the start of the Corbett. I left the bike at the viewpoint sign just before a small bridge,then set off on foot up Beinn Mheadhonach.
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Beinn Mheadhonach

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BM again

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The Summit

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Beinn a' Ghlo from the summit

Again after reaching the summit i about turned and headed back down as i had to get back for my night shift at 7.
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Could have done with jumping in there to cool down

Got back on the bike and cycled back to the car park.
A very enjoyable day was had in a lovely area, with lovely weather.
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Re: A Munro & a Corbett from Old Bridge of Tilt

Postby mountain thyme » Fri May 13, 2011 8:12 pm

cracking pics.... might make me consider doing the corbetts next!!! :)
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Re: A Munro & a Corbett from Old Bridge of Tilt

Postby ChrisW » Fri May 13, 2011 9:11 pm

Cracking pics JC - that corbett cairn is not the most impressive cairn I've seen :lol:
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Re: A Munro & a Corbett from Old Bridge of Tilt

Postby rockhopper » Fri May 13, 2011 11:32 pm

Good timing johnny - these two and Beinn Dearg are on my to do list. :D
I've also been looking at cycling part of the way - from your photos it looks as if the track up Carn a' Chlamain is almost cyclable the whole way (presumably not though) :lol: . Nice report and some helpful photos :thumbup:
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Re: A Munro & a Corbett from Old Bridge of Tilt

Postby Johnny Corbett » Sat May 14, 2011 9:51 pm

rockhopper wrote:Good timing johnny - these two and Beinn Dearg are on my to do list. :D
I've also been looking at cycling part of the way - from your photos it looks as if the track up Carn a' Chlamain is almost cyclable the whole way (presumably not though) :lol: . Nice report and some helpful photos :thumbup:


There is a few routes up this from Glen Tilt, the route i went up you would probably have to push the bike up the initial climb, but once you get so far up i didn't see any problems with cycling.
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