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by gammy leg walker » Wed Sep 07, 2011 8:50 pm
Route description: Beinn Bhuidhe, via Glen Fyne
Munros included on this walk: Beinn Bhuidhe
Date walked: 04/09/2011
Time taken: 8 hours
Distance: 21.5 km
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Not too sure what happend next,but found myself falling head first down the hillside through all the heather & bracken did not fall to far, and all that was hurt was my pride,just glad there was no americans with cameras around to capture what happened.After picking myself up & dusting myself down, I had a 5min break here and this is where I found the silva 4 compass(still no takers).Eventually got myself sorted and soon picked up the correct route up beside some nice waterfalls. The path can be fairly steep and rough in places and now and again it comes close to the stream below(would not be to keen with with snow on the ground)more so when you get to the wee scramble,where you have one tricky move before you can move on.Once past this its easy going if a little boggy at times and soon you can see the last pull up to the bealach. This is a wee bit steep,but short lived,then the path to the summit appears. After you reach the bealach it takes no more than 15min to reach the summit & broken trig point. And just to show it can happen,my summit pic & no clag. Took a well errand 20min break here for some food & some pics. No wind,no sound,no people,just me and the views,does not get much better,still need to start moving,had left my route with stretch, and time I would get back to my car and txt him.WH route tells you to pass the cairn at the bealach,but I quite fancied the wee scramble and tricky move on the way back down,so just retraced my accent route,on the way down met 5/6 people on the way up,if any of them are WH members,nice to meet you,further down passed a couple and their wee girl who alan s & I had met 3 weeks ago up Loch Quioch,nice to meet you again also.Once past the bad step took a couple more pics before putting camera away. Once back at the cottage,took another 5min break,changed into a clean t-shirt,then started the 7k walk back along Glen Fyne & back to my car.Just one more wee thing,many thanks to the person who stays in one of the wee cottages further along the valley,who kindly re-filled my water reserve back up with nice cold water mmmmm,many thanks.
by tomyboy73 » Wed Sep 07, 2011 8:55 pm
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by malky_c » Thu Sep 08, 2011 12:27 pm
I'd love to have seen what I was doing on this hill, but the weather I had was more typical of what you normally get (in fact it was one of my least favourite days ever as the rain didn't let up for the whole walk ). Nice photos.
by ndhudson » Fri Sep 09, 2011 6:05 am
Good stuff, Gammy!
by JB likes a beer » Fri Sep 09, 2011 7:57 am
by Alan S » Fri Sep 09, 2011 12:05 pm
ndhudson wrote:...and a tiny tumble
Nothing new there its just normally in water
by gammy leg walker » Fri Sep 09, 2011 7:56 pm