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4 Munros all with the same view

4 Munros all with the same view


Postby Johnny Corbett » Sat Sep 03, 2011 6:45 pm

Route description: Aonach Beag: Four Munros from Culra

Munros included on this walk: Aonach Beag (Alder), Beinn Eibhinn, Carn Dearg (Loch Pattack), Geal-charn (Alder)

Date walked: 24/08/2011

Time taken: 7 hours

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This was the start of a 2 day trip, staying at Culra bothy, with the first day taking in the 4 Munros and the next 2 the following day. So after cycling in from Dalwhinnie i had the 3 rooms to choose from so i picked the big one.I then emptied the rucksack and was off walking by 11.30, rather than go straight up from the bothy i took the path,leaving it to climb to Diollaid a' Chairn then heading up the ridge to Carn Dearg. I then retraced my steps and followed the ridge and onto the plateaux to Geal Charn. From here it was another ridge walk to Aonach Beag and then onto Beinn Eibhinn. From Beinn Eibhinn i descended around the west of Glas Choire eventually picking up the path from Corrour, i followed this path then picked up the path that took me back to the bothy. There are paths on this walk but they more or less disappear on most of the plateauxs as they were quite stony with grass, not unless i just couldn't find them. My map was out for a lot of this walk due to the low cloud checking i was heading in the right direction. On one occasion when going from Aonach Beag to Beinn Eibhinn i had to double back as i'd went slighty too far round the ridge.Today was a bad day weather wise with the low cloud, rain and no views. Tomorrow was to be a differant story though.

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Path from the bothy

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Diollaid a' Chairn

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The lochan

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On way back from Carn Dearg

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Ridge to Geal charn

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The lochan from the ridge

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Geal Charn ridge

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Geal Charn summit

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Path to Aonach Beag

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I almost get a view

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Aonach Beag summit

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Beinn Eibhinn
Last edited by Johnny Corbett on Tue Sep 06, 2011 9:28 pm, edited 2 times in total.
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Re: 4 Munros all with the same view

Postby Bod » Sat Sep 03, 2011 7:27 pm

Mmmm......Johnny, me thinks I fancy this one as a return to my bothying days. Is Culra bothy right next to where it says Culra Lodge on the map? Looking forward to your day 2. . :D
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Re: 4 Munros all with the same view

Postby Johnny Corbett » Sat Sep 03, 2011 7:44 pm

Yeah thats where it is Bod. That was my first time in a bothy and a fine bothy it is. Day 2 was much better weather, i'll get the report done tomorrow hopefully
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Re: 4 Munros all with the same view

Postby stomper » Sat Sep 03, 2011 8:40 pm

Bloody hell i hope i dont get that frigging weather when i go to Skye end of next week. When was the last time scotland had any sort of continious good weather April i think :lol: :lol: :lol: ooooh only 8 months to go till the next summer weather can't wait :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: 4 Munros all with the same view

Postby Johnny Corbett » Sat Sep 03, 2011 9:12 pm

stomper wrote:Bloody hell i hope i dont get that frigging weather when i go to Skye end of next week. When was the last time scotland had any sort of continious good weather April i think :lol: :lol: :lol: ooooh only 8 months to go till the next summer weather can't wait :lol: :lol: :lol:


Look out for the second day Stomper, the sun was out 8)
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