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Snow & sun on Bidean nam Bian - video report

Snow & sun on Bidean nam Bian - video report


Postby gsaboy » Tue Mar 20, 2012 6:22 pm

Route description: Bidean nam Bian

Munros included on this walk: Bidean nam Bian, Stob Coire Sgreamhach

Date walked: 18/03/2012

Time taken: 10 hours

Distance: 11 km

Ascent: 1376m

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A great day in all sorts of weather on Bidean nam Bian & Stob Coire Sgreamhach.

Started with an amazing drive up under impossibly blue skys, so the fact I then got snowed on - more than once - shows the wonder that is Scottish Mountain weather.

[b]Here's a wee video report...

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Great views on the way there


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A stunning morning on Loch Tulla


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Last edited by gsaboy on Fri Mar 23, 2012 9:18 pm, edited 3 times in total.
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Re: Snow & sun on Bidean nam Bian

Postby basscadet » Tue Mar 20, 2012 6:34 pm

I was up there on Saturday - the weather wasn't quite as nice, but great fun :)
I cant believe such a short route could be so hard on the feet!
Did you go up the climb at the end of the lost valley or down? I went down and found it bloody terrifying :lol:
Nice pics you got, well done! :D
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Re: Snow & sun on Bidean nam Bian

Postby monty » Tue Mar 20, 2012 7:32 pm

Lovely set of photos. Superb :D
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Re: Snow & sun on Bidean nam Bian

Postby gsaboy » Tue Mar 20, 2012 7:41 pm

basscadet wrote:I was up there on Saturday - the weather wasn't quite as nice, but great fun :)
I cant believe such a short route could be so hard on the feet!
Did you go up the climb at the end of the lost valley or down? I went down and found it bloody terrifying :lol:
Nice pics you got, well done! :D


Down - I was sooooo glad I had crampons and axe with me.
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Re: Snow & sun on Bidean nam Bian

Postby Karmentxu » Tue Mar 20, 2012 8:31 pm

¡Menuda nevada!!

I really hope that there is no snow when I go in June...or at least light snow.....

Here it snowed too, but at high altitudes (Pyrenees)
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Re: Snow & sun on Bidean nam Bian - video report

Postby gammy leg walker » Tue Mar 20, 2012 8:48 pm

Braw video & photies.
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Re: Snow & sun on Bidean nam Bian - video report

Postby mountainmonkeymike » Tue Mar 20, 2012 11:30 pm

Great video and report really enjoyed this, was in the lost valley in january but did'nt brave it up to the heights you managed! :D
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Re: Snow & sun on Bidean nam Bian - video report

Postby mrssanta » Wed Mar 21, 2012 2:25 pm

love the sky photo
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Re: Snow & sun on Bidean nam Bian

Postby basscadet » Wed Mar 21, 2012 2:37 pm

gsaboy wrote:
basscadet wrote:I was up there on Saturday - the weather wasn't quite as nice, but great fun :)
I cant believe such a short route could be so hard on the feet!
Did you go up the climb at the end of the lost valley or down? I went down and found it bloody terrifying :lol:
Nice pics you got, well done! :D


Down - I was sooooo glad I had crampons and axe with me.


Oh better prepared than me then.. :lol:
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Re: Snow & sun on Bidean nam Bian - video report

Postby tomyboy73 » Wed Mar 21, 2012 7:56 pm

excellent, what a video, well done
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Re: Snow & sun on Bidean nam Bian - video report

Postby skuk007 » Wed Mar 21, 2012 10:55 pm

Loved the video, were you on your own?
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Re: Snow & sun on Bidean nam Bian - video report

Postby basscadet » Wed Mar 21, 2012 11:26 pm

I just got a chance to watch the video (blocked at work :( ) it was ace :thumbup: (well better than that really!)
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Re: Snow & sun on Bidean nam Bian - video report

Postby gsaboy » Thu Mar 22, 2012 12:59 am

skuk007 wrote:Loved the video, were you on your own?


Yep, on my own. Not sure if anyone would put up with me stopping all the time to get the best shot. :D
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Re: Snow & sun on Bidean nam Bian - video report

Postby quoman » Thu Mar 22, 2012 10:17 am

Quality video and picture's good to see the views what i mist :lol:
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Re: Snow & sun on Bidean nam Bian - video report

Postby weescotsman » Thu Mar 22, 2012 12:00 pm

Just tried to look at the video and it's saying there's an error..... Nice pics as well though.
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