Overnighter in the Northern Cairngorms from the ski centre
by rockhopper » Thu Aug 11, 2011 4:42 pm
Munros included on this walk: Beinn a'Bhuird, Beinn a'Chaorainn (Cairngorms), Beinn Bhreac, Beinn Mheadhoin, Ben Avon, Bynack More, Derry Cairngorm
Date walked: 25/07/2011
Time taken: 26 hours
Distance: 62 km
Ascent: 3700m16 people think this report is great. Register or Login free to be able to rate and comment on reports (as well as access 1:25000 mapping).
Approx time incl stops: 26hrs
Approx distance: 62km
Approx ascent: 3,700m
First couple of days of our family two weeks holiday to Coylumbridge – had been allowed some days to walk some of the Cairngorms. This is the first. Parked at the Cairngorms car park and initially headed up the tourist path before branching off towards Fiacaill between Coire an t-Sneachda and Coire an Lochain.
GPS track - reduced to 500 waypoints for WH
Initially clear but was soon in the clag and mist over the top and then down Coire Raibert alongside the stream.
On a previous walk up Ben Macdui, I’d hoped to return via Loch Avon but had to divert due to weather. It’s an area I’ve always wanted to visit and was looking forward to it.
by malky_c » Thu Aug 11, 2011 5:16 pm
Was on Cairn Gorm the following day and the weather was still great. Sadly I didn't take a very interesting route though.
by soulminer » Thu Aug 11, 2011 5:33 pm
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by dooterbang » Thu Aug 11, 2011 8:48 pm
I was just thinking that Rockhopper had bitten of more than he could chew after his efforts to reach the ton.....nah i knew you would be out giving it large
Ive still to do most of the Ciarngorms.
Was out on 30/07/11 doing 4 at Ben Avon...didnt camp though
Your catching me up on the munro count
by Graeme D » Thu Aug 11, 2011 10:56 pm
by Stretch » Fri Aug 12, 2011 8:32 am
by kev_russ » Fri Aug 12, 2011 3:21 pm
by kevsbald » Fri Aug 12, 2011 7:02 pm
by Johnny Corbett » Fri Aug 12, 2011 9:16 pm
by pruney84 » Sat Aug 13, 2011 2:17 pm
by mountain-ju-drop » Sun Aug 14, 2011 3:19 pm
We walked Bynack More yesterday - starting off in hot sunshine and ending up in wind, cloud and rain - but really enjoyed it none the less, enjoyed looking at your summit pics as our view was somewhat limited! We visited the Barns - didn't realise there are more on the other surrounding hills.
by csimbad » Mon Aug 15, 2011 8:55 pm
by ChrisW » Mon Aug 15, 2011 9:57 pm
Truly epic stuff
by gammy leg walker » Mon Aug 15, 2011 10:49 pm
by Frogwell » Mon Aug 15, 2011 11:17 pm
Brilliant pics by the way - 26 especially.