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Beinn Achaladair and Beinn a'Chreachain

Beinn Achaladair and Beinn a'Chreachain


Postby gsaboy » Wed Apr 18, 2012 11:43 pm

Date walked: 18/04/2012

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The day started promising with wall to wall sunshine. I was up for getting some great views as the forecast promised exceptional air quality.

It was a long walk down the glen to the point where I actually started climbing Beinn a'Chreachain, but I was glad I followed the route, as some fellow walkers had a tough time coming cross country over the lower slopes.

Awesome views of Rannoch moor throughout, and the cloud stayed well above the summits, so I'll let the photos and video say the rest.

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Crossing the West Highland Line


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Abandoned Farm


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Beinn Achaladair


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Looking back towards Loch Tulla


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Looking back over the moor


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Ben Nevis


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Looking along the ridge towards Beinn Achaladair
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Is this Arran (very zoomed in) if so it's a mere 77 miles away!
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Deeper snow than I was expecting
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Looking towards Loch Ericht
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Re: Beinn Achaladair and Beinn a'Chreachain

Postby Dave Hewitt » Thu Apr 19, 2012 9:33 am

It’s Jura rather than Arran in that view to the south-west. See here, bottom panel, for the skyline from Beinn Dorain – http://www.viewfinderpanoramas.org/panoramas/GRW/DORAIN.GIF
The Paps are 66 miles from there, so a little further from where you were.
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Re: Beinn Achaladair and Beinn a'Chreachain

Postby BoyVertiginous » Thu Apr 19, 2012 9:55 am

:silent:
Dave Hewitt wrote:It’s Jura rather than Arran in that view to the south-west. See here, bottom panel, for the skyline from Beinn Dorain – http://www.viewfinderpanoramas.org/panoramas/GRW/DORAIN.GIF
The Paps are 66 miles from there, so a little further from where you were.

You sure it's not mountainlove just having a wee lie down over at Blackmount?! :silent:
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Re: Beinn Achaladair and Beinn a'Chreachain

Postby gsaboy » Thu Apr 19, 2012 1:05 pm

Dave Hewitt wrote:It’s Jura rather than Arran in that view to the south-west. See here, bottom panel, for the skyline from Beinn Dorain – http://www.viewfinderpanoramas.org/panoramas/GRW/DORAIN.GIF
The Paps are 66 miles from there, so a little further from where you were.


Thanks for the info. Either way a stunning view.
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Re: Beinn Achaladair and Beinn a'Chreachain

Postby kevsbald » Thu Apr 19, 2012 4:13 pm

Some really unusual shots of these two. Nice.
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