walkhighlands

Share your personal walking route experiences in Scotland, and comment on other peoples' reports.
Warning Please note that hillwalking when there is snow lying requires an ice-axe, crampons and the knowledge, experience and skill to use them correctly. Summer routes may not be viable or appropriate in winter. See winter information on our skills and safety pages for more information.

Mullach nan Coirean & Stob Ban....in the cloud!

Mullach nan Coirean & Stob Ban....in the cloud!


Postby HighlandSC » Tue Sep 29, 2009 8:35 am

Munros included on this walk: Mullach nan Coirean, Stob Ban (Mamores)

Date walked: 24/09/2009

Time taken: 5 hours

Distance: 13 km

Ascent: 1170m

Register or Login
free to be able to rate and comment on reports (as well as access 1:25000 mapping).


Date - Fri 25/09/2009
Munros - Mullach nan Coirean & Stob Ban
Route - Park near Polldubh Falls. Ascend Mullach nan Coirean first - then along to Stob Ban. Return on path on East side of Coire nam Miseach and Coire Mhusgain.
Weather - Cloud cloud cloud! Patchy drizzle. Not many views…
Attendees - Me, Michelle
Time - 5 hrs
Distance - 13km/8 miles
Ascent - 1170 m
Max Altitude - 999 m



20090925route.gpx Open full screen  NB: Walkhighlands is not responsible for the accuracy of gpx files in users posts



20090925profile.jpg


I met up with Michelle towards the end of her trip; after seeing the weather she encountered with Kev I had requested sunshine...but looks like my order was misplaced :eh:
Patchy rain was reasonably light, plenty of cloud, but most importantly a fun day out was had!

1.jpg
We begin through the forest


2.jpg
We paused to enjoy what would be pretty much the only bit of blue sky encountered during the day....


A handful of views before we got too high up...
3.jpg


4.jpg


5.jpg


6.jpg


7.jpg
We press on to the summit of Mullach nan Coirean


8.jpg
Me nearly getting blown off the cairn!


9.jpg
Michelle - Mullach nan Coirean summit


A few cloudy pics on the way to Stob Ban....
10.jpg


11.jpg


I thought this looked like a mini "Tower Gap" as seen on Nevis
12.jpg


13.jpg
Michelle - Stob Ban summit


14.jpg
Me - Stob Ban summit
Last edited by HighlandSC on Thu Jan 21, 2010 1:57 pm, edited 1 time in total.
User avatar
HighlandSC
 
Posts: 2178
Munros:33   Corbetts:4
Grahams:2   
Sub 2000:13   
Joined: Jul 12, 2009
Location: USA (formerly Inverness)

Re: Mullach nan Coirean & Stob Ban....in the cloud!

Postby Alan S » Tue Sep 29, 2009 10:00 am

good report there,even with the poor weather

what a shame for michelle coming over and getting crap weather but im sure you enjoyed it all the same.

some good pics of the glen 8)
User avatar
Alan S
Mountain Walker
 
Posts: 1450
Munros:195   Corbetts:4
Grahams:3   Donalds:1
Sub 2000:4   
Joined: Nov 10, 2008
Location: Stirlingshire

Re: Mullach nan Coirean & Stob Ban....in the cloud!

Postby kevsbald » Tue Sep 29, 2009 11:14 am

That's a bloody shame. At least she she had good company!
Michelle won't have many memories of the Mamores. :lol:
User avatar
kevsbald
Mountain Walker
 
Posts: 2104
Munros:257   Corbetts:109
Grahams:70   Donalds:50
Sub 2000:12   Hewitts:8
Wainwrights:15   
Joined: Jan 15, 2009
Location: Glasgow

Re: Mullach nan Coirean & Stob Ban....in the cloud!

Postby Michelle » Thu Oct 01, 2009 2:18 am

Your misplaced order for sunshine has been located- somehow it ended up here in DC, 25c and sunny when I got home! I'll forward it at my earliest convenience.

But on the bright side (no pun intended!), the next time I make it into the Mamores it will be like seeing it all for the first time... because I WILL be seeing it all for the first time! :lol:
Ah well, it was good fun!
User avatar
Michelle
Wanderer
 
Posts: 208
Munros:25   Corbetts:9
Grahams:5   
Sub 2000:4   
Joined: Jan 21, 2009
Location: Washington DC

Register or Login
free to be able to rate and comment on reports (as well as access 1:25000 mapping).



Walkhighlands community forum is now advert free.

Can you help support the site and community by setting up a monthly donation by direct debit?



Return to Walk reports - Scotland

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: Dancing queen, inca and 51 guests