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The Good ,The Bad and the Glas Maol Five

The Good ,The Bad and the Glas Maol Five


Postby Collaciotach » Sun Feb 26, 2012 8:11 pm

Route description: Glas Maol Munros circuit, Cairnwell Pass

Munros included on this walk: Cairn of Claise, Carn an Tuirc, Creag Leacach, Glas Maol

Date walked: 26/02/2012

Time taken: 7 hours

Distance: 19.5 km

Ascent: 1035m

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A mach a ribhist air Dis athairne agus a fhalbh gu Gleann Sith ..............

The dry /tioram East and for the first time i visited Glen Shee on Saturday with the intention of the Glas Maol (4) to take my haul to 51.I ve only started this coiseachd chnuic (hillwalking) cráic and since Mid July including these, i ve finished 41 8) ......... having completed 9 years back !

Uill air ais gu Gleann Sith .... the weather was poor ish with sgothan about and no snow ! so no much sealltainn

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Creag Leachach


Its a good high start and a quick shift finds you on the druim quickly

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Sealltainn
So Creag Leacach was sorted out in no time onward to Glas Maol Inntinneadh air an druim ...with the dyke /fence to follow you can hardly fail to collect these quickly or go wrong !

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Creag Leachach air ais


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Glas Maol


In no time we hit the summit of Glas Maol and a nice big sgoth/cloud landed on us, so no visibility and a grand collection of folks at the Cárn and being busy we did nt stop for long and set off again .....following a few peeps who set of just before us ...no need to look at a mapa on this wee hill .....as my companions trusted my inbuilt compass: 8)

As we hit the Bealach a road and ski centre appears to our right (SW) :shock: ...... we ve been here before!! .... aye just 30mins ago !

look familiar ?

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Glas Maol


Yes... tha fios agam :lol:

Back onto Glas Maol AGAIN which is now clear :lol: .......... off to Cárn na Claise

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Cárn na Claise


A bearing from the cárn to Án Tuirc ,taking no chance's in case we end on Lochnagar :lol:

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Cárn an Tuirc


Sios an sron nan Cárn an Tuirc , quickly realising i ve parked the car in the wrong car park ....bout 3 miles North of our exit

oh dhia !

A big big moran taing to the fella from Aberdeen who picked mise agus An Cu up 5mins after i hit the road

I m now sacked as chief navigator and planner but i ve 51 Munros ........or is that 52 :lol:

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Stalking back to Leacach :D


Ach tha sin e ... .....Nuair a thig air duine thig air uile / When it comes on one it comes on all :lol:

Cheerie a nis
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Re: The Good ,The Bad and the Glas Maol Five

Postby SusieThePensioner » Sun Feb 26, 2012 9:55 pm

Collaciotach wrote:As we hit the Bealach a road and ski centre appears to our right (SW) ...... we ve been here before!! .... aye just 30mins ago !
You were obviously caught up in your hoops and going round and round!! :lol:

Collaciotach wrote:I m now sacked as chief navigator and planner
Is An Cu in charge??? :lol:

Enjoyed your report and photos :thumbup:
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Re: The Good ,The Bad and the Glas Maol Five

Postby Collaciotach » Sun Feb 26, 2012 10:07 pm

SusieThePensioner wrote:
Collaciotach wrote:As we hit the Bealach a road and ski centre appears to our right (SW) ...... we ve been here before!! .... aye just 30mins ago !
You were obviously caught up in your hoops and going round and round!! :lol:

Collaciotach wrote:I m now sacked as chief navigator and planner
Is An Cu in charge??? :lol:

Enjoyed your report and photos :thumbup:



Taing Dhuit ..... im saying nothing :lol:
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Re: The Good ,The Bad and the Glas Maol Five

Postby Klaasloopt » Sun Feb 26, 2012 10:13 pm

Boy, there's remarkably little snow around...
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Re: The Good ,The Bad and the Glas Maol Five

Postby PeteR » Sun Feb 26, 2012 10:15 pm

:lol: :lol: :lol: It must be something about these hills :lol: :lol: :lol: I did the 6 a few years back and managed to turn six into seven as I returned to Cairn of Claise a tad sooner than I had expected, rather than go from Tolmount to Cairn an Tuirc :lol: :lol: And I managed that is good visibility.

Looks like you enjoyed your day though, despite the navigational issues
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Re: The Good ,The Bad and the Glas Maol Five

Postby Collaciotach » Sun Feb 26, 2012 10:24 pm

Klaasloopt wrote:Boy, there's remarkably little snow around...


No K and the forecast is mild for this week perhaps March will be colder :)
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Re: The Good ,The Bad and the Glas Maol Five

Postby Collaciotach » Sun Feb 26, 2012 10:25 pm

PeteR wrote::lol: :lol: :lol: It must be something about these hills :lol: :lol: :lol: I did the 6 a few years back and managed to turn six into seven as I returned to Cairn of Claise a tad sooner than I had expected, rather than go from Tolmount to Cairn an Tuirc :lol: :lol: And I managed that is good visibility.

Looks like you enjoyed your day though, despite the navigational issues


hahaha the issue was the non navigation ...i don't usually follow folk honest :lol:
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Re: The Good ,The Bad and the Glas Maol Five

Postby kevsbald » Mon Feb 27, 2012 8:36 am

Ask Graeme D about confusion on these hills or Scoobie? The rolling similarities could see you going round Munro purgatory....getting a lift back to the car - bonus!
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Re: The Good ,The Bad and the Glas Maol Five

Postby quoman » Mon Feb 27, 2012 10:12 am

Its easy done following the inbult satnav :lol: you will be demoted to the dack of the group now :lol:
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Re: The Good ,The Bad and the Glas Maol Five

Postby Collaciotach » Mon Feb 27, 2012 8:49 pm

kevsbald wrote:Ask Graeme D about confusion on these hills or Scoobie? The rolling similarities could see you going round Munro purgatory....getting a lift back to the car - bonus!


hmmmm confusion and lazyeyetis :) .... although they are similiar and Pete managed Carn na Claise twice in clear weather now that makes me feel better :lol:
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Re: The Good ,The Bad and the Glas Maol Five

Postby Collaciotach » Mon Feb 27, 2012 8:50 pm

quoman wrote:Its easy done following the inbult satnav :lol: you will be demoted to the dack of the group now :lol:


I m always way ahead of the pack Q ...... :lol: :lol:
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Re: The Good ,The Bad and the Glas Maol Five

Postby scoob999 » Mon Feb 27, 2012 10:25 pm

Ah these hills, :( these hills :( these hills :( incase you hav'nt noticed im crying uncontrolably now! :lol:
I find the White Mounth Platea has the same detramental effect on sence of direction as the Cuillin have a negative effect
on magnetic north on compasses!
I have compleated all of these hills since my escapade, and to be honest i'm not sure if i'll ever go back on my own again :shock:
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Re: The Good ,The Bad and the Glas Maol Five

Postby Collaciotach » Mon Feb 27, 2012 10:47 pm

scoob999 wrote:Ah these hills, :( these hills :( these hills :( incase you hav'nt noticed im crying uncontrolably now! :lol:
I find the White Mounth Platea has the same detramental effect on sence of direction as the Cuillin have a negative effect
on magnetic north on compasses!
I have compleated all of these hills since my escapade, and to be honest i'm not sure if i'll ever go back on my own again :shock:



Jeez read your piece back when you posted ! ..... a refresher there reminded me, aye it's easy to switch off and get into grief, our mistake caused us an hour and mild amusement, no more, but served as a wee reminder

When im out myself its belt n braces with company i tend to switch off :)

I m taking the wife there for a wee walk next time :lol:
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