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Meall Glas Glen Lochay

Meall Glas Glen Lochay


Postby quoman » Wed Feb 29, 2012 6:51 pm

Munros included on this walk: Meall Glas

Date walked: 29/02/2012

Time taken: 4.42 hours

Distance: 18.41 km

Ascent: 907m

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A day out myself planned it lastnight checked the MWIS not much views cloud base low at around 700mtr but dry atleast :D Got to the carpark just before Kenknock farm
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carpark
am the only one there so set off at dead on 9am straight forward walk to the ford crossing hope i can get across it :lol:
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ford
no bother so head up the landrover track pass the lubchurran cottage
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lovely cottage
the landrover track goes to the shoulder of Beinn Cheathaich but i left the track a wee bit earlier which i think wouldnt save you much time.

Anyway found A nice big boulderto sit next to and get out of the wind had my lunch here
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lunch time

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trigpoint


Headed along to Meall Glas but made a mistake by droppoing to low about 50mtrs into Creag Dhubh checked gps and i was right so headed straight up to the summit
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summit Meall Glas
Stopped to take photos of the views
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summit views haha
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more summit views


The only highlight of the walk was this wee bird which keept on following me on the way down the path
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any suggestions? so thats it down the track and back to the car.
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stats pic taken in the house
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Re: Meall Glas Glen Lochay

Postby ChrisW » Wed Feb 29, 2012 7:48 pm

Great stuff Quoman, at least you got out there - love the views from the summit :lol: .....still better out there than sat watching TV :wink:
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Re: Meall Glas Glen Lochay

Postby quoman » Wed Feb 29, 2012 8:01 pm

ChrisW wrote:Great stuff Quoman, at least you got out there - love the views from the summit :lol: .....still better out there than sat watching TV :wink:


To True chris.Aye the views were superb :(
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Re: Meall Glas Glen Lochay

Postby Tomsie » Wed Feb 29, 2012 8:42 pm

Unlucky with the views.

Are they difference with Ford, River or Burn.

Havnt seen one of those birds while on the hills
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Re: Meall Glas Glen Lochay

Postby pollyh33 » Wed Feb 29, 2012 9:38 pm

Oh cute wee birdie :D

Pity about the views but at least you got out and about, better than being stuck at work :thumbup: :thumbup:
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Re: Meall Glas Glen Lochay

Postby jonny616 » Thu Mar 01, 2012 12:30 am

Nice wee jaunt. Good time for the distance as well. I was out yesterday & had the same view from a different summit :lol:
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Re: Meall Glas Glen Lochay

Postby Mike Reynolds » Thu Mar 01, 2012 1:00 am

Shame about the cloud on the summit. Your wee bird is a snow bunting. Not that common, so well done with the picture.
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Re: Meall Glas Glen Lochay

Postby quoman » Thu Mar 01, 2012 12:13 pm

Tomsie wrote:Unlucky with the views.

Are they difference with Ford, River or Burn.

Havnt seen one of those birds while on the hills


Hi Tomsie,Are they difference with Ford, River or Burn.?? Don't know what you mean.
Its a snow bunting according to Mike reynolds.



pollyh33 wrote:Oh cute wee birdie :D

Pity about the views but at least you got out and about, better than being stuck at work :thumbup: :thumbup:



Hi Polly, the wee birdie that followed me down was the best bit of the day :lol: working for 8 days now :(



jonny616 wrote:Nice wee jaunt. Good time for the distance as well. I was out yesterday & had the same view from a different summit :lol:


Hi jonny, I knew the weather was going to be crap but had to get out, didn't think i was going that fast.


Mike Reynolds wrote:Shame about the cloud on the summit. Your wee bird is a snow bunting. Not that common, so well done with the picture.



Cheers for that mike i took about 20 picture's of it but it was just out of my zoom range then it just sat there if to say this is your last chance to snap me :lol:
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Re: Meall Glas Glen Lochay

Postby Johnny Corbett » Thu Mar 01, 2012 3:41 pm

I've seen that view quite a bit from summits. It allways gives you a good feeling though, knowing you've managed to navigate your way to the summit in clag :thumbup: The biggest problems getting back down the same way :D
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Re: Meall Glas Glen Lochay

Postby quoman » Thu Mar 01, 2012 4:08 pm

Johnny Corbett wrote:I've seen that view quite a bit from summits. It allways gives you a good feeling though, knowing you've managed to navigate your way to the summit in clag :thumbup: The biggest problems getting back down the same way :D


Hi Johnny,
I was going to do the corbett as well but the clag was to much, so just came back the same way.
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Re: Meall Glas Glen Lochay

Postby Tomsie » Thu Mar 01, 2012 9:17 pm

quoman wrote:
Tomsie wrote:Unlucky with the views.

Are they difference with Ford, River or Burn.

Havnt seen one of those birds while on the hills


Hi Tomsie,Are they difference with Ford, River or Burn.?? Don't know what you mean.
Its a snow bunting according to Mike reynolds.



:lol: Is a Ford a River, is a River a Burn, is a Burn a Ford, what I meant are they the same just different names

hope thats not confusing :lol:
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Re: Meall Glas Glen Lochay

Postby quoman » Fri Mar 02, 2012 12:00 pm

Tomsie wrote:
quoman wrote:
Tomsie wrote:Unlucky with the views.

Are they difference with Ford, River or Burn.

Havnt seen one of those birds while on the hills


Hi Tomsie,Are they difference with Ford, River or Burn.?? Don't know what you mean.
Its a snow bunting according to Mike reynolds.



:lol: Is a Ford a River, is a River a Burn, is a Burn a Ford, what I meant are they the same just different names

hope thats not confusing :lol:



Tomsie your melting ma mellon :lol: I think a ford is a way to cross the river might be wrong :lol:
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Re: Meall Glas Glen Lochay

Postby Tomsie » Fri Mar 02, 2012 1:29 pm

quoman wrote:
Tomsie your melting ma mellon :lol: I think a ford is a way to cross the river might be wrong :lol:


Lol just googled it, shallow part of river to cross
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