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Aonach Beag & Aonach Mor - winter

Aonach Beag & Aonach Mor - winter


by davgil » Fri Feb 03, 2012 4:36 pm

Route description: Aonach Beag and Aonach Mòr from Glen Nevis

Munros included on this walk: Aonach Beag (Nevis Range), Aonach Mòr

Date walked: 01/02/2012

Time taken: 10.5 hours

Distance: 16.5 km

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Re: Aonach Beag & Aonach Mor - winter

Postby johnkaysleftleg » Mon Feb 06, 2012 12:04 pm

Awesome :clap:
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Re: Aonach Beag & Aonach Mor - winter

Postby Redrock » Mon Feb 06, 2012 12:19 pm

A beautifully presented report of a perfect mountain day! :D I thoroughly enjoyed reading it and taking in the pictures - especially the cornices, the iced up cairns - and of course, the mountains! And I'm very much with you on taking time to savour the whole experience - you don't get days like this often! Thanks for sharing it. 8)
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Re: Aonach Beag & Aonach Mor - winter

Postby davgil » Wed Feb 08, 2012 10:33 am

Thanks again everyone for the kind comments, much appreciated :D
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Re: Aonach Beag & Aonach Mor - winter

Postby dooterbang » Wed Feb 08, 2012 3:08 pm

Superb photos - what a day.

Thanks for posting.
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Re: Aonach Beag & Aonach Mor - winter

Postby erin_niamh » Mon May 21, 2012 11:04 pm

ive been considering this walk for a few weeks, after reading your report and stunning photos I will be doing it soon! looks like you had a great day! 8)
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Re: Aonach Beag & Aonach Mor - winter

Postby gsaboy » Tue Jan 22, 2013 12:54 am

I'm sure special days like that will live long in the memory.
Superb photos.
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Re: Aonach Beag & Aonach Mor - winter

Postby Peter913 » Fri Jan 25, 2013 10:44 pm

Just stunning looks totally different with that white stuff did these 2 last april

What camera gear you using

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Re: Aonach Beag & Aonach Mor - winter

Postby davgil » Mon Jan 28, 2013 3:35 pm

Thanks guys,

Peter, it was a Canon compact, the S95, great wee camera.
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Re: Aonach Beag & Aonach Mor - winter

Postby Torridon_snails » Mon Jan 28, 2013 10:02 pm

These are great photos - loved those beautiful shapes in the snow and the cornice!

All the best,

Daniel and Clare (Torridon_snails)
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Re: Aonach Beag & Aonach Mor - winter

Postby g gallagher » Sun Apr 28, 2013 10:35 pm

:clap: very well put to paper ? as the walk was very well executed, :clap:
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Re: Aonach Beag & Aonach Mor - winter

Postby davgil » Tue Apr 30, 2013 9:14 am

Thanks Daniel, Clare & George!
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Re: Aonach Beag & Aonach Mor - winter.

Postby redrook » Thu Apr 16, 2015 1:51 pm

Thanks Polly, We didn't use them at all that day but the conditions were perfect i.e. the snow wasn't frozen hard enough, for 99% of the route, to make the going slippy. I wouldn't be up there without them though as another day could be very different!


Absolutely, all it takes is the right (or rather wrong) wind and a drop of a couple of degrees to turn ideal walking conditions into a frozen neve nightmare. Different aspects can, and often do, have drastically varied conditions too. If you even think there might be snow up high, even if you can't see it, take your spikey stuff. Better to have and not need than to need and not have.
Ben (from this site) actually did a good little vlog (not blog) about forgetting his stuff in the car and getting into a perilous situation on the Mamores.
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