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Creag Meagaidh loop

Creag Meagaidh loop


Postby mikeandnat » Sat Jun 04, 2011 9:39 pm

Munros included on this walk: Carn Liath (Creag Meagaidh), Creag Meagaidh, Stob Poite Coire Ardair

Date walked: 03/06/2011

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great walk, except the decent where we missed the path and walked most of the way down through heather.
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Re: Creag Meagaidh loop

Postby goth_angel » Sun Jun 05, 2011 11:05 am

mikeandnat wrote:great walk, except the decent where we missed the path and walked most of the way down through heather.
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Did this the day after you and also missed the path for most of the descent from Carn Liath. Seems to be very overgrown.
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Re: Creag Meagaidh loop

Postby metafor » Mon Jun 06, 2011 12:24 pm

Well done Mikeandnat! This loop is on my shortlist! infact my very shortlist!! How did you find it? ( on the map I know! ) I ask this question as I have read various reports with varying lengths of time taken , obviously conditions always play their part, but as you know when you take into account travelling time etc. it can add up to a long day ( definately not complaining ) any help or info appreciated.
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Re: Creag Meagaidh loop

Postby mikeandnat » Mon Jun 06, 2011 3:27 pm

it's a beautiful walk mate, the climb at the start is a bit of a slog but once you're up there its absolutely stunning all the way round to the top of Meagaidh. If I did it again I'd either go a bit further and down one of the other ridges or re-trace to the bottom of the window and back down by the lake. It took us from 9.30 to about 5.30 with a stop for 2 brews and a hot lunch, and a really slow decent.
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