Cars, trains,bikes in alder region
by robertphillips » Tue Mar 06, 2012 12:25 am
Route description: Aonach Beag: Four Munros from Culra
Munros included on this walk: Aonach Beag (Alder), Beinn Eibhinn, Carn Dearg (Loch Pattack), Geal-charn (Alder)
Date walked: 02/03/2012
Time taken: 9.5 hours
Distance: 38 km
Ascent: 1550mRegister or Login free to be able to rate and comment on reports (as well as access 1:25000 mapping).
Arrived at corrour station at 9am with bike in tow.
Cycled along loch ossian for 7 km , left bike at corrour shooting lodge and headed off on foot up the uisge labhir.After 3km headed up the hill onto Meall glas choire.
Headed round to the northern end of Beinn Eibhinn, then along and up to the summit of Beinn Eibhinn time 2.5 hours Met two fellow walkers at summit and had a quick cup of tea.
Stayed on summit 5 minutes then haeded down towards aonach beag no views today as the clag was in
final pull up to aonach beag summit time 1 hour
Stayed on summit 2 minutes then headed off towards geal charn
on geal charn summit time 30 minutes
No time to hang around headed to the fourth and final munro of the day carn dearg
arrived at summit time 1 hour
Time was now 2 pm and i had to move fast now as the train was at half six, headed down to just west of culra and speedly along towards the bealalach dudh,a couple of hours later was heading down uisage labhair but was in danger of missing the train so had to run the last 3 km back to the bike at corrour lodge,arrived at 5.45 and biked the last 7 km along the loch towards the station arrived threre at 6.20 5 minutes before train arrived, that was to close met fellow walker he had been up beinn na lap, swapped details about todays walk then boarded train ready for a beer, good day all round.
- geal charn summit
by gaffr » Tue Mar 06, 2012 2:30 pm
by Johnny Corbett » Tue Mar 06, 2012 3:19 pm
by robertphillips » Tue Mar 06, 2012 3:28 pm
Still a a few walks left on that hand made walking stick lol
by quoman » Tue Mar 06, 2012 7:52 pm
by Collaciotach » Wed Mar 07, 2012 11:52 pm
Did three of those four in heavy snow / white out back in early Feb grand hills
by robertphillips » Thu Mar 08, 2012 9:09 am