Biadan nam Bian
by 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
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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
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
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 ..out with the mapa and i soon had a bead on where i was at !
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
Ach uill bha e thairas sios an druim gu Biadan nam Bian agus nuair a bha mi air a mullach
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
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.
Oh chi mi na Morbheana
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 .There was such hellish good light and low inversions with cloud fields that looked for the life like snow absolute belting scenery
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
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
by Peter913 » Sun Nov 13, 2011 10:07 pm
by robertphillips » Sun Nov 13, 2011 10:13 pm
by Collaciotach » Sun Nov 13, 2011 10:18 pm
robertphillips wrote:Nice report and some crackin photos
hey hows form belting day altogether ,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
by mgmt! » Sun Nov 13, 2011 11:09 pm
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by gutollew » Sun Nov 13, 2011 11:37 pm
by kinley » Sun Nov 13, 2011 11:40 pm
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.
by pollyh33 » Mon Nov 14, 2011 12:38 am
by rockhopper » Mon Nov 14, 2011 1:16 am
by 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. cheers
Moran taing .... 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 ?
by 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