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2 turns into 3

2 turns into 3


Postby brizza71 » Wed Jun 29, 2011 11:01 am

Route description: Beinn Narnain and Beinn Ime

Munros included on this walk: Beinn Ime, Beinn Narnain

Corbetts included on this walk: The Cobbler

Date walked: 29/06/2011

Time taken: 7 hours

Distance: 16 km

Ascent: 1325m

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Arrived at Succoth car park at 8.45 ready to tackle Beinn Narnain and Beinn Ime only to find the car park ticket machine has returned :( So after a quick dash back to Tarbet for some money off i set, with Mia as always, to bag another 2 Munros :) As you start on the main path you quickly find the start of the 'real' path on your right, although it is quite overgrown it's easy enough to spot, then its straight up you go over the concrete blocks.
Beinn Narniann and Ime 001.JPG
The main path
Beinn Narniann and Ime 002.JPG
The 'real' path
Beinn Narniann and Ime 004.JPG
Just follow the blocks.
The track can be quite wet in places with a constant flow of water but nothing to tricky.
Beinn Narniann and Ime 005.JPG
Splish splash
Beinn Narniann and Ime 010.JPG
Beinn Narnian comes into fulll view
Beinn Narniann and Ime 011.JPG
Looking back to Ben Lomond
Beinn Narniann and Ime 020.JPG
The 1st scramble
Beinn Narniann and Ime 029.JPG
The Cobbler makes it's 1st appearence
Beinn Narniann and Ime 031.JPG
Mia wondering why i'm so slow :)
Beinn Narniann and Ime 033.JPG
A great wee scramble
Beinn Narniann and Ime 036.JPG
Is that the top Mia? Nope!
Beinn Narniann and Ime 039.JPG
The Spearhead
Beinn Narniann and Ime 046.JPG
The final scramble
Beinn Narniann and Ime 047.JPG
Mia at the cairn
Beinn Narniann and Ime 059.JPG
We made it, 1 down 1 to go
Beinn Narniann and Ime 061.JPG
Beinn Ime, your next!
The descent and ascent to Beinn Ime is relatively straight forward and the path is easy to follow all the way although it can be quite soft and boggy in places.
Beinn Narniann and Ime 069.JPG
Across the bealach and through the gate
Beinn Narniann and Ime 076.JPG
Heading for the summit
Beinn Narniann and Ime 081.JPG
I'm coming Mia :)
Beinn Narniann and Ime 083.JPG
Summit no.2
Objective achieved 2 Munros done time to go home or so i thought :)
Beinn Narniann and Ime 095.JPG
Decision time to Cobbler or not to Cobbler?
Beinn Narniann and Ime 096.JPG
Mia says yes
Beinn Narniann and Ime 097.JPG
The path my legs wanted to take :)
Beinn Narniann and Ime 101.JPG
Last look at Narnian
Beinn Narniann and Ime 102.JPG
And the Cobbler
Another wonderful day complete and i even managed to get a bit of sunburn :D
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Re: 2 turns into 3

Postby wolf1973 » Sun Jul 03, 2011 10:15 pm

Fantastic report and picks, plan to do this trio as my next walking project in the next few weeks :D
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Re: 2 turns into 3

Postby sonic » Mon Jul 04, 2011 5:07 pm

Hi Brizza
Great pictures, done Beinn Ime yesterday (sunday)
Got great weather too
Guy with me hurt his knee so couldn't go up narnain
was trying them the other way round
so will need to go back up to do narnain
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Re: 2 turns into 3

Postby brizza71 » Mon Jul 04, 2011 8:33 pm

wolf1973 wrote:Fantastic report and picks, plan to do this trio as my next walking project in the next few weeks :D

Thanks Wolf, it was a great day although i think i got a little greedy doing the Cobbler as well, the stairs killed my legs :lol:
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Re: 2 turns into 3

Postby brizza71 » Mon Jul 04, 2011 8:43 pm

sonic wrote:Hi Brizza
Great pictures, done Beinn Ime yesterday (sunday)
Got great weather too
Guy with me hurt his knee so couldn't go up narnain
was trying them the other way round
so will need to go back up to do narnain
Sonic

Hey Sonic I loved the summit of Ime the views are fantastic aren't they? Found Narnian a tough start to the day but once i got going it was great, the final scramble up the Spearhead is great fun :) Never thought of doing them the other way round maybe try that the next time :D
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Re: 2 turns into 3

Postby garyjNLYNWA » Tue Jul 05, 2011 5:22 pm

Im doing these guys next. A great report and I shall be banking on it for my walk with regard to the pictures taking as a reference. Thanks
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Re: 2 turns into 3

Postby Jabber » Tue Jul 05, 2011 5:35 pm

You look like you had a great day up there :) . Can't ever imagine going up there without taking in the Cobbler, just got the Cobbler's wife to take in on my next visit and that'll be up Ben Luibean from the Rest & Be Thankful or from the car park towards Butteridge..because I do enjoy Beinn an Lochain which I also consider as the hidden gem in the Arrochar Alps.
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Re: 2 turns into 3

Postby brizza71 » Wed Jul 06, 2011 9:38 pm

garyjNLYNWA wrote:Im doing these guys next. A great report and I shall be banking on it for my walk with regard to the pictures taking as a reference. Thanks

Thanks Gary, it's a great 'wee' walk :) Once you find the start of the path at Succoth just follow your nose, only bit where the path becomes loseable is after the 1st scramble on way up Narnian but you pick it up again quite easily. Good luck with the climb.
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Re: 2 turns into 3

Postby brizza71 » Wed Jul 06, 2011 9:47 pm

Jabber wrote:You look like you had a great day up there :) . Can't ever imagine going up there without taking in the Cobbler, just got the Cobbler's wife to take in on my next visit and that'll be up Ben Luibean from the Rest & Be Thankful or from the car park towards Butteridge..because I do enjoy Beinn an Lochain which I also consider as the hidden gem in the Arrochar Alps.

Really enjoyed it Jabber, as a newbie it really has gave me a thirst for more and with so many out there its great to get recommendations for my next trip. Had a wee look at other reports on Beinn an Lochain and it looks a cracker so thanks for the tip mate :D
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