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Beinn a' Ghlo Three

Beinn a' Ghlo Three


Postby quoman » Tue Mar 13, 2012 5:33 pm

Route description: Beinn a'Ghlo

Munros included on this walk: Braigh Coire Chruinn-bhalgain, Carn Liath (Beinn a'Ghlo), Carn nan Gabhar

Date walked: 12/03/2012

Time taken: 7.06 hours

Distance: 22.63 km

Ascent: 1333m

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The team today was me, Alec, Scott(nobabody) and Bear the dug

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Left the house at 6am up the A9 the day looked good wi nice blue skies most of the way up there got to the carpark at loch moraig
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carpark
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swans taking off
the summit of Carn Liath had a wee cloud cover on it
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Carn Liath
we were on the track at 8.05am good walk to the hut that sits at the bottom of Carn Liath went to look inside but it was shut.

Made good time up Carn Liath but the path is quite steep in places
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looking back to the carpark
at around the 700mtr mark the clag rolled in :( and that was that all the way top the summit sat on the top for 10 mins
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summit Carn Liath
so along we went the ridge walk would have had some nice views but not today then onto Braigh Coire Chruinn-bhalgain, the clag was with us to the summit of Braigh Coire Chruinn-bhalgain
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summit Braigh Coire Chruinn-bhalgain


Had lunch here and sat around to see if the clag would lift it was trying its best
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views down into the glen
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got to the bealach below the clag and the views opened up for us
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the path down then up to Carn nan Gahber was straight forward enough
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going up to Carn nan Gahhar
the summit was still in cloud so on we went the summit, is right at the end of the plateau, the sun was trying to come out as best it could
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summit of Carn nan Gabhar


Had the rest of our lunch then made our way down for the long walk back to the car the path on the way was quite boggy in place's
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Looking back to Airgiod Bheinn
All in all it was a magic day the weather was good nae rain or tuff winds.
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the stats pic taken in the house
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Re: Beinn a' Ghlo Three

Postby Johnny Corbett » Tue Mar 13, 2012 5:44 pm

A great walk this one, Carn nan Gabhar was my 100th Munro :D
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Re: Beinn a' Ghlo Three

Postby Johnny Corbett » Tue Mar 13, 2012 6:16 pm

Just noticed you'll be on 100 soon, got one planned for the occasion?
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Re: Beinn a' Ghlo Three

Postby quoman » Tue Mar 13, 2012 6:39 pm

Johnny Corbett wrote:Just noticed you'll be on 100 soon, got one planned for the occasion?


Looking for a route with 4 hills in it but not to long a walk :lol: Hopfully get to the 100 mark next week any idea's




Johnny Corbett wrote:A great walk this one, Carn nan Gabhar was my 100th Munro :D


Aye we really enjoyed these hills.
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Re: Beinn a' Ghlo Three

Postby Gavin99 » Tue Mar 13, 2012 7:40 pm

Shame about the cloud on top , looks like you had a good day . Nice to see Bear out and about again, what's his Munro tally now ?
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Re: Beinn a' Ghlo Three

Postby jonny616 » Tue Mar 13, 2012 8:02 pm

Great report Quoman. I've not done this round yet, but it's in my plans for soonish :D Can't think of an 4 you've not done that isn't far :lol:
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Re: Beinn a' Ghlo Three

Postby quoman » Tue Mar 13, 2012 8:17 pm

Gavin99 wrote:Shame about the cloud on top , looks like you had a good day . Nice to see Bear out and about again, what's his Munro tally now ?


Aye it looked to be a good day from the carpark still had a cracking day. Ohh and Bears done 73 munro's

And even Better HE'S a SHE dug :lol: :lol:
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Re: Beinn a' Ghlo Three

Postby pigeon » Tue Mar 13, 2012 8:19 pm

Pity about the lack of views quoman,good hills these.What about lochnagar,5 there ,take you up to and past the big 100 :lol: :clap:
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Re: Beinn a' Ghlo Three

Postby quoman » Tue Mar 13, 2012 8:21 pm

jonny616 wrote:Great report Quoman. I've not done this round yet, but it's in my plans for soonish :D Can't think of an 4 you've not done that isn't far :lol:



Cheers jonny, its a good walk and i hope you get the views i never.

Might split the 4 into 2rounds of 2.
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Re: Beinn a' Ghlo Three

Postby quoman » Tue Mar 13, 2012 8:23 pm

pigeon wrote:Pity about the lack of views quoman,good hills these.What about lochnagar,5 there ,take you up to and past the big 100 :lol: :clap:


Had a wee look at them could be a goer will see what Alec thinks cheers pigeon
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Re: Beinn a' Ghlo Three

Postby Gavin99 » Tue Mar 13, 2012 8:26 pm

quoman wrote: And even Better HE'S a SHE dug :lol: :lol:

Oooops , sorry Bear :D
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Re: Beinn a' Ghlo Three

Postby pigeon » Tue Mar 13, 2012 8:37 pm

A wee bit longer than beinn a ghlo but a piece of cake for you guys and the dug :lol:
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Re: Beinn a' Ghlo Three

Postby quoman » Tue Mar 13, 2012 8:41 pm

pigeon wrote:A wee bit longer than beinn a ghlo but a piece of cake for you guys and the dug :lol:



Just this minute read your report looks loke the one ah mean five :lol: cheers pigeon
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Re: Beinn a' Ghlo Three

Postby Collaciotach » Tue Mar 13, 2012 9:25 pm

Nice one may head here meself on Saturday :)
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Re: Beinn a' Ghlo Three

Postby ChrisW » Wed Mar 14, 2012 12:22 am

Great stuff quoman, shame about the bit of clag higher up but you can't have everything can you :lol: another cracker, you're fair racking em up :D
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