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Blown away on the baby buachaille

Blown away on the baby buachaille


Postby jonny616 » Thu Oct 27, 2011 11:42 am

Route description: Buachaille Etive Beag

Munros included on this walk: Stob Coire Raineach (Buachaille Etive Beag), Stob Dubh (Buachaille Etive Beag)

Date walked: 22/10/2011

Time taken: 4.5 hours

Distance: 8 km

Ascent: 900m

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Our small band of Munro Meanderers were to do Beinn a Ghlo last saturday, but the thought of 21K in the predicted weather conditions proved too much for the weak minded :lol:

So the three of us that wanted to get out & about headed for glen coe, less far to drive & a shorter walk. I am lucky enough to have done this walk in apaling conditions before so i new it could be done :lol:

Up & down in four & a half hours helped & hindered by the wind.

It is a great wee walk. We did the stob dubh first. The views came & went the rain stayed & the wind got stronger to the point when we crawled the last 20 meters to the summit of Stob Coire Raineach :lol:
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Re: Blown away on the baby buachaille

Postby lomondwalkers » Thu Oct 27, 2011 7:21 pm

Did the wee Bookil on Tuesday. Really enjoyed it, even got views :o :lol:
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Re: Blown away on the baby buachaille

Postby jonny616 » Thu Oct 27, 2011 9:34 pm

Glad you got the views. I have done it under clear skys as well. Think i'm going to do it again when it's covered in snow 8)
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Re: Blown away on the baby buachaille

Postby pollyh33 » Thu Oct 27, 2011 9:47 pm

Hi Jonny,

Sounds like a good option, despite the weather :(


I haven't been up that those hills before, is there a visible path for most of the way?

Cheers

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Re: Blown away on the baby buachaille

Postby Graeme D » Thu Oct 27, 2011 10:09 pm

pollyh33 wrote:I haven't been up that those hills before, is there a visible path for most of the way?


Nah, it's hidden by the clag most of the time. Ergo, an invisible path. :lol: It always seems to be raining on these ones. I'm still drying out from the lashing rain that day with Kev back in May! :shock:
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Re: Blown away on the baby buachaille

Postby Redrock » Thu Oct 27, 2011 10:11 pm

Well done, Jonny, in taking on the elements! :D

Mrs R and me climbed the Wee Buachaille about this time last year in very different conditions! And we loved it! Here's a sample:

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On the Wee Buachaille


But every kind of weather brings it's own challenges and pleasures! 8)

There are very good paths up to at least the bealach between the summits, Polly. We were in snow :D above that but I think there were reasonable paths all the way. 8)

These are two great wee hills! 8)
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Re: Blown away on the baby buachaille

Postby jonny616 » Fri Oct 28, 2011 12:26 pm

pollyh33 wrote:Hi Jonny,

Sounds like a good option, despite the weather :(


I haven't been up that those hills before, is there a visible path for most of the way?

Cheers

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Hi Polly

From the car park oposite the big cairn there is a well constructed path up to the bealach. Then clear path to both Munros

Regards

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Re: Blown away on the baby buachaille

Postby jonny616 » Fri Oct 28, 2011 12:27 pm

Redrock wrote:Well done, Jonny, in taking on the elements! :D


Mrs R and me climbed the Wee Buachaille about this time last year in very different conditions! And we loved it! Here's a sample:

Wow. thats why we do what we do :thumbup:
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Re: Blown away on the baby buachaille

Postby pollyh33 » Fri Oct 28, 2011 1:06 pm

jonny616 wrote:
pollyh33 wrote:Hi Jonny,

Sounds like a good option, despite the weather :(


I haven't been up that those hills before, is there a visible path for most of the way?

Cheers

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Hi Polly

From the car park oposite the big cairn there is a well constructed path up to the bealach. Then clear path to both Munros



Ah music to my ears!!!!

Regards

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