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Biadan nam Bian

Biadan nam Bian


Postby Collaciotach » Sun Nov 13, 2011 10:05 pm

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

Date walked: 13/11/2011

Time taken: 7 hours

Distance: 12 km

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There is something about Guinness hangovers :D and a wee jaunt over Bidean nam Bian seemed the cure as required. The morning was cloudy although the promise of clearing tops later was forecast so myself and the dog was at the foot of Stob Coire an Lochan for 9am.

Ach bha i sgóthach agus chan eil mi a faicinn ruid sam bith idir ,so i only took a couple of claggy looking efforts from halfways up the route

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Claggy daybreak


We have a saying in Ghaidhlig "Anail a’ Ghàidheil, air a’ mhullach" or in the inferior tongue " the Gaels rest is at the summit " and i made good time to the summit of Stob Coire an Lochan just as the céo started to lift ...things were looking promising :D

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an t sron





I had some biadh (food) and sat at the cairn i was a wee bit disorientated having come up in mist its queer how it happens, all of a sudden i could see around me and forgot where i summited so to speak :lol: ..out with the mapa and i soon had a bead on where i was at !

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An druim Bidean nam Bian


I then realised i was only on a "minor top" ...pffft they have queer notions whoever manages these catogries she is a fine hill Stob Coire an Lochan :shock:

Ach uill bha e thairas sios an druim gu Biadan nam Bian agus nuair a bha mi air a mullach

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Bidean nam Bian gu Stob Coire an Sgreamhach


There was the beginnings of some cracking light with the clouds ,sun and light in a fair mix giving some stunning moments as i had a craic with a fella called Robert Phillips on the summit over a tea :)

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Solas gu dearbh


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Abair Seallaidh !


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Agus a ribhist !!


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Cruachan is Loch Awe



I sauntered my way over to Stob Coire a Sgreamhach with the grandest sights to see all round, its a bonnie hill Bidean and has exceptional views to the West ....home :) i could see all the way out to Beinn Mór Mhuile.

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Bidean a ribhist


Oh chi mi na Morbheana :lol:

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Coire Gabhail


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Carn Stob Coire an Sgreamhach


I was in no hurry at all at all and i caught up with Robert again on the mullach of Sgreamhach my 30th munro ..no many to do now 8) .There was such hellish good light and low inversions with cloud fields that looked for the life like snow absolute belting scenery :lol:

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Sgoth Gleann Comhann


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Beinn Fada


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Beinn Nibheis fad air falbh


I spent the best part of an hour on the summit of Sgreamhach looking mostly West where the cloud was absent i could also see Beinn Neibhis poking her ceann above the Aonach Eigeach.By late afternoon the light was fast heading down in the West ,in my opinion i got some cracking photos

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Cruachan is solas


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druim


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Am feasgar


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Air


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Solas is sgoth




On Bidean nam Bian of the animal pelts, i saw the glory of Earra Ghaidheal and she casts no shadow over her immediate sisters, who have a beauty of their own .......

As we say in the Ghaidhlig "Cuiridh mi clach air do chàrn" ...i will put a stone on your cairn

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Dubh is geal
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Re: Biadan nam Bian

Postby Peter913 » Sun Nov 13, 2011 10:07 pm

Nice images there i like the inversion ones

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Re: Biadan nam Bian

Postby robertphillips » Sun Nov 13, 2011 10:13 pm

Nice report and some crackin photos :D

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Re: Biadan nam Bian

Postby Collaciotach » Sun Nov 13, 2011 10:18 pm

robertphillips wrote:Nice report and some crackin photos :D

Robert


hey hows form belting day altogether :D ,i stayed on Sgreamhach for an hour or so near dark in the Coire gabhail (lost valley) longer hoof out of their than i thought :lol:
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Re: Biadan nam Bian

Postby GraemeMac » Sun Nov 13, 2011 10:58 pm

wow.......that is all :D
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Re: Biadan nam Bian

Postby mgmt! » Sun Nov 13, 2011 11:09 pm

lovely photos collaciotach, i was up stob coire sgreamach today too, done it from wee buachaille car park over beinn fhada and down the hidden valley, aonach eagach looked stunning sitting above the clouds. think it was robert who gave me a lift back up the glen to my car, thanks again robert
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Re: Biadan nam Bian

Postby gutollew » Sun Nov 13, 2011 11:37 pm

Great pictures - didn’t see anything but fog on the same route earlier this year!
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Re: Biadan nam Bian

Postby kinley » Sun Nov 13, 2011 11:40 pm

Nice one!

You got much more dramatic views than I thought - we were down on Trilleachan and from there it looked pretty clowdy up on the Glen Coe hills.

Love the cloud in the Lost Valley. 8)
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Re: Biadan nam Bian

Postby pollyh33 » Mon Nov 14, 2011 12:38 am

A fantastic report with beautifully atmospheric photographs :) Incredibly romantic- loved it all, thank you
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Re: Biadan nam Bian

Postby rockhopper » Mon Nov 14, 2011 1:16 am

It's certainly a great walk and lovely views - was up here only last week. Your photos capture the light and cloud brilliantly - especially Loch Etive and the Lost Valley - stunning. :clap: cheers
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Re: Biadan nam Bian

Postby Collaciotach » Mon Nov 14, 2011 9:22 pm

rockhopper wrote:It's certainly a great walk and lovely views - was up here only last week. Your photos capture the light and cloud brilliantly - especially Loch Etive and the Lost Valley - stunning. :clap: cheers


Moran taing :D .... was a grand day wee day out off to Gleourauch and Spidean tomorrow the pleasure of the hill ! won't possibly be as good ...will it ? :lol:
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Re: Biadan nam Bian

Postby Collaciotach » Mon Nov 14, 2011 9:23 pm

pollyh33 wrote:A fantastic report with beautifully atmospheric photographs :) Incredibly romantic- loved it all, thank you


Tapaidh leibh Pollaidh :)
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Re: Biadan nam Bian

Postby dooterbang » Mon Nov 14, 2011 10:32 pm

lovely atmospheric photos :)
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