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Beinn Achaladair. Beinn a Chreachain.

Beinn Achaladair. Beinn a Chreachain.


Postby webby2166 » Tue Sep 06, 2011 12:46 pm

Route description: Beinn Achaladair and Beinn a'Chreachain

Munros included on this walk: Beinn a'Chreachain, Beinn Achaladair

Date walked: 05/09/2011

Time taken: 6.3 hours

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Looking down Coire Achaladair.
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Loch Lyon
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Meall Buidhe.
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Beinn Achaladair on the left, and Meall Buidhe.
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Beinn a Chreachain
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Some deer
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on top of Beinn a Chreachain
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on top of Beinn a Chreachain
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Lochan a' Chreachain
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Meall Buidhe, from the north.
Started walking at 08.00 hrs from Achallader and walked up Allt Coire Achaladair burn,a bit marshy so remember to wear your gaiters, at the saddle turn left and that's you on the Beinn Achaladair ridge, (time taken about 1hr 20min) the cloud formed soon after and stayed till after the summit of Beinn Achaladair :( . On my way down to Meall Buidhe the cloud lifted :D the views were magnificent,then walked along the open grassland disturbing some stags and up to Beinn a Chreachain. After a late lunch i wound my way down to Lochan a' Chreachan had to put my gaiters back on again as i followed the Allt Coire an Lochain burn back down to two large styles and took the left one, the path through the wood was so boggy and overgrown that i had to walk the railway line back to Achallader.
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Re: Beinn Achaladair. Beinn a Chreachain.

Postby joenorris » Tue Sep 06, 2011 2:13 pm

Cracking report - it's a nice walk this one (although I have to agree with you about the bog in Coire Achaladair!). On the return to Achallader there is shiny new bridge across Water of Tulla and a big track all the way back along the glen. I'm sure it's not quite as interesting a route as yours though.
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Re: Beinn Achaladair. Beinn a Chreachain.

Postby RadMan » Thu Sep 08, 2011 10:00 am

Looks like you got a nice day for that walk. Some really good photos there, ive yet to do these hills but it looks like an enjoyable walk. :thumbup:
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