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How did they ever manage to get cattle to go up there ?

How did they ever manage to get cattle to go up there ?


by rockhopper » Wed Nov 09, 2011 7:00 pm

Route description: Bidean nam Bian

Munros included on this walk: Bidean nam Bian, Stob Coire Sgreamhach

Date walked: 06/11/2011

Time taken: 6.3 hours

Distance: 12 km

Ascent: 1400m

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Re: How did they ever manage to get cattle to go up there ?

Postby ChrisW » Thu Nov 10, 2011 9:49 am

A fantastic report of a beautiful location, with some truly stunning photos throughout. I was surprised to read you met someone descending as you ascended (albeit close to the summit) ..... they must have been there early :shock: another real cracker :D
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Re: How did they ever manage to get cattle to go up there ?

Postby Alastair S » Thu Nov 10, 2011 10:15 am

Top quality stuff Mr Hopper :thumbup: Super & dramatic piccies - love them :D I've yet to get decent weather in Glencoe!
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Re: How did they ever manage to get cattle to go up there ?

Postby lomondwalkers » Thu Nov 10, 2011 10:18 am

Fantastico Rockhopper!! 8) Stunning pics of a stunning place, can't wait to get to this one, has to be saved for a fine day like this though, so may be waiting a while :lol:
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Re: How did they ever manage to get cattle to go up there ?

Postby Redrock » Thu Nov 10, 2011 11:04 am

This all looks very familiar, Rockhopper. I walked this route on Monday - following in your footsteps (more or less)! :lol: You've captured it all really well - great pictures and a tale well told. :D It looks a lot frostier in your pictures on Stob Coire nan Lochan than in mine - you must have been up there quite early. By the way, to leave the lost valley, the path ascends on the right just before the big boulders - but I still agree that it would be hard to get cattle up there (maybe they could scramble in those days! :lol: ). 8)
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Re: How did they ever manage to get cattle to go up there ?

Postby pigeon » Thu Nov 10, 2011 6:38 pm

Great pics Rockhopper,this was our favourite walk this year,we also wondered about how they got the cattle up there :? :lol:
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Re: How did they ever manage to get cattle to go up there ?

Postby rockhopper » Thu Nov 10, 2011 9:58 pm

Thanks for all the comments - it was good to be back out :D

gammy leg walker wrote:PS did you see the wee"howf" on your way to Stob Coire nan Lochan.
I remembered reading your report gammy and had a look but didn't see it - knowing me, I was probably looking straight at it and still missed it :?

ChrisW wrote:I was surprised to read you met someone descending as you ascended (albeit close to the summit) ..... they must have been there early
:lol: Think they'd come up the lost valley and Stob Coire Sgreamhach was their first of the day - I met quite a few more also ascending the red scree track.
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Re: How did they ever manage to get cattle to go up there ?

Postby bobble_hat_kenny » Mon Jul 09, 2012 5:27 pm

Excellent report, and lovely photos :clap: ! I'm jealous of the weather and the views you got, though :mrgreen: - I did these two yesterday in the Clag. I'll no doubt put a wee Walk Report in, but my photos are largely of various bits of rock looming vaguely through the mist ... :( . Still and all, they are a great pair of hills :D .
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Re: How did they ever manage to get cattle to go up there ?

Postby shelbyandamonkey » Mon Jul 09, 2012 9:54 pm

what an absolute joy to read and salivate over, cheers! :clap:
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Re: How did they ever manage to get cattle to go up there ?

Postby chalmers38 » Mon Jul 23, 2012 8:51 pm

outstanding pics looked at them for some time :D great report :D TQ
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