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Bynack More and Carn Bheadhair

Bynack More and Carn Bheadhair


Postby Tam Collie » Tue Apr 03, 2012 12:12 pm

Munros included on this walk: Bynack More

Date walked: 03/04/2012

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Today we parked at Glenmore lodge and set off towards Ryvoan making good time and not stopping until we got up to (site of) Bynack stables where he got the map out to check which path we were going to take. Not sure he got it right but we were soon heading into the mist.
The final pull up onto Bynack More was quite interesting with the gentle Cairngorm slopes being replaced by craggy granite and today a smattering of snow. We found the summit cairn but didn't hang around for long as the snow was blowing.
Creag More 2nd April 2012 Summit cairn.jpg


we descended the way we came but I had to show him the way across to the Carn Bheadhair. Rough hags and deep heather made for rough going but we made it.
Creag More 2nd April 2012  this way.jpg
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we got a great view of the Eastern side of Bynack More too as we looked back. Not a side of the hill that you see too often.
Creag More 2nd April 2012 Bynack More.jpg


The slopes onto Carn Bheadhair were very gentle and as the weather improved and we enjoyed some delightful sunshine and views North towards Nethy Bridge and had a possible glimpse of the Fords of Avon refuges.
Creag More 2nd April 2012  Summit view.jpg


At the top shared a sandwich and a piggy pie
Creag More 2nd April 2012 Summit of Creag Mhor.jpg
before jumping through the deep heather on the long way back to Ryvoan and the track home.
Lovely day out today with snow and sunshine.
Last edited by Tam Collie on Thu Apr 05, 2012 9:51 pm, edited 1 time in total.
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Re: Bynack More and Creag Mhor

Postby mrssanta » Tue Apr 03, 2012 3:10 pm

when did you walk that then, as I heard there was 6 inches of snow in Aboyne this morning!!
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Re: Bynack More and Carn Bheadhair

Postby Tam Collie » Wed Apr 04, 2012 12:06 am

mrssanta wrote:when did you walk that then, as I heard there was 6 inches of snow in Aboyne this morning!!


We were up on Monday. 6-8 inches of snow overnight in town center though roads are still passable with care. Looking very wintry today. Walked round Loch Morlich today, paths a bit muddy.
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