Had planned to do Mor and Beag over Saturday and Sunday, however a late departure meant "having" to pitch the tent at Kingshouse and take refuge from the blaring sun with some Ice cold lager....
Up around 7am for nibbles and was at the car park for Mor at 0830 and off sharpish. Really enjoyed the prospect of what lay ahead, and it didn't disappoint. The climb up the coire was fine, hard going in parts, but no reall tricky parts...perhaps if it were in snow or wet conditions I'd be saying differently...but I took the hot sun and relatively no wind in my stride!
Made the summit of Stob Dearg in around an hour and a half and after a quick cuppa out the flask, headed onwards. The rest of the walk was great, the views were amazing and bumped into some really friendly people along the way. Definitely one I'd do again! The descent wasn't as kind as the weather however and after the West Highland Way 3 weeks ago, the old niggles came back. By far the hardest descent I've done so far, and my knees are "louping" today, as they say. Disappointed I couldn't do Beag in the same day but will be back another day. Perfection in one beautiful mountain!
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