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Beinn a'Chochuill & Beinn Eunaich

Beinn a'Chochuill & Beinn Eunaich


Postby jwramsay » Thu Feb 23, 2012 9:18 pm

Route description: Beinn a'Chochuill and Beinn Eunaich

Munros included on this walk: Beinn a'Chochuill, Beinn Eunaich

Date walked: 14/08/2010

Time taken: 7 hours

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Saturday 14th August 2010 and I'm out on my own to bag 2 munros. I park in the farmers field as the "car park" left me with 1 wheel off the ground. I walked along the hydro path all the way to the High Bealach between Stob Diamh (which I did when I climbed Cruachan) and Beinn a'Chochuill. Reasonably steep climb with no path got me to the summit of Beinn a'Chochuill. Then its a ridge walk and a decent to the bealach with Beinn Eunaich. Climbed that and then an easy stroll for a bit until *that* descent! Very steep down the side, and back to the path. Glad to see the farmer and his Highland cows left my car alone!


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Photostop at Kilchurn Castle on Loch Awe. Behind and left is Chochuill, behind and right is Eunaich
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A wee look over left to Stob Diamh and Ben Cruachan
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A look back down the valley I'd just traversed. path on left.
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Now high enough up to see the Connell Bridge at the head of the River Etive
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On the descent from Chochuill along the broad ridge
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And now on the way up Eunaich
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Summit of Beinn Eunaich
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Looking back at Chochuill from Eunaich
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I walked right up to that Beallach and then right turned and up the steep slope of Chochuill
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Looking ahead at the gentle descent down to Loch Awe
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Another look back to that high Beallach - Chochuill to the right and the sea in the horizon
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This shot clearly showns that well defined path that I walked up the beallach on
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And back down at the farmers field we see the Dalmally horseshoe left and Chochuill right
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Finally, a view of the rover track that takes you to the Beallach and up right for Beinn a'Chochuill
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A wee video:
[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zDZQFN2cX1o&hd=1[/youtube]
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Re: Beinn a'Chochuill & Beinn Eunaich

Postby mrssanta » Thu Feb 23, 2012 10:48 pm

Very clear and helpful report that and looks like it wasn't too bad a day either
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