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easy day

easy day


Postby highlander218 » Thu Jan 19, 2012 9:43 pm

Route description: Beinn a'Chaorainn and Beinn Bhreac

Munros included on this walk: Beinn Bhreac

Date walked: 15/01/2012

Time taken: 7 hours

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wanted to do both these summits but with having done 2 big days friday & sat already and travelling home sunday night decided to just do beinn bhreac and leave beinn a chaorainn which i quite fancy doing via cairngorm from the north over fords of avon for another day,

walked again into derry lodge a walk-in which ill never tire of and stopped for a break by the bridge, and then off up the east side of the glen this is a lovely easy path with great veiws up to derry cairngorm accross the river,


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followed path up glen derry to where a small cairn marks the way up roughly north east through the pines to come out above tree-line and head north east heading for small frozen over lochan at 673 mtr point, from there an easy walk on hard snow took me straight up to summit slopes

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all too soon arrived on summit in a bitter wind-chill,


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on the way up at point 707 mtrs i noticed how the snow covered banks of the burn beinne brice looked inviting for descent and seemed to flow all the way down back to glen derry, so a short break and then descent back down a super tobogan run on firm snow which took less than 30 mins

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followed the burn all the way to the path in glen derry for a left turn back to derry lodge and lunch, :D
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Re: easy day

Postby Johnny Corbett » Thu Jan 19, 2012 10:15 pm

Only been at Derry Lodge the once when i camped a couple of years ago, need to get back up there this year,it's a lovely area :D A nice day you got for it
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