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Creag Dhubh is no dud

Creag Dhubh is no dud


Postby Johnny Corbett » Fri Mar 09, 2012 9:24 pm

Grahams included on this walk: Creag Dhubh (Newtonmore)

Date walked: 08/03/2012

Time taken: 3 hours

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As i decided to do this last minute i didn't do much research so missed out on the walkhighlands route and took the track just passed Auchmore farm. I followed the track before leaving it to head across to Spirean Beag where i eventually picked up a well worn path all the way to the summit. It was a reasonable walk for it being short with the walk over to Spirean Beag being on soft snow and heather. Once on the path it was easier going with the odd scramble up the rockier sections. It was quite windy once up on the ridge but i still managed lunch at the summit as it sheltered me well from the wind. I returned by the path then over to the track back to my start point. This was a great wee walk and one i'd easily do again.

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The start

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Creag Dhubh

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My route up

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South

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Spirean Beag

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West

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Rocky bit

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On the path to the summit

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The summit

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At the summit

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The summit view

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The way down

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View on way down

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Stile, not dog friendly

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A look back to Creag Dhubh
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Re: Creag Dhubh is no dud

Postby Jabber » Fri Mar 09, 2012 9:58 pm

Nice looking peak!
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Re: Creag Dhubh is no dud

Postby Graeme D » Fri Mar 09, 2012 9:58 pm

Oh here we go again!!! The weekend is upon us and that Corbett fellow is taunting us with tales of his midweek outings to the lesser hills!!! :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: Nice one JC! I have this one in my sights! Honest! It's just that I can see a very long way!!! :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: Creag Dhubh is no dud

Postby Collaciotach » Sat Mar 10, 2012 12:34 pm

Unfriendly dog style :) an cu would have been up and over that like a gers fan on a discarded twenty pence piece :lol:

Nice wee peak
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Re: Creag Dhubh is no dud

Postby ChrisW » Sat Mar 10, 2012 6:05 pm

Lovely stuff JC, you can't beat a mid-week wander when the hills are quiet :D
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Re: Creag Dhubh is no dud

Postby Johnny Corbett » Mon Mar 12, 2012 10:21 am

Cheers a great wee peak indeed. Graeme, if you take Lucy remember that stile as there is no dog flap unless Lucy is like an cu and can jump through hoops :lol:
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