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Gods own country - Beinn Laoigh is A Chleibh

Gods own country - Beinn Laoigh is A Chleibh


Postby Collaciotach » Sun Apr 29, 2012 7:53 pm

Route description: Ben Lui and Beinn a'Chleibh

Munros included on this walk: Beinn a'Chleibh, Ben Lui

Date walked: 29/04/2012

Time taken: 5 hours

Distance: 9.5 km

Ascent: 1020m

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Chan eil e tric is mise sgith ach air Disaithrne ..... Saturday morning there was a heavy frost and sun was shining so we were off the 7.30am ferry and heading for Earra Ghaidheal and Beinn Laoigh and A 'Chleibh

Ach ca' rathad a'suas .... which way up?

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Grian a dearrsachd ann a coilte



I chose the tourist route from Gleann Lochaidh :D rather than a longish cycle/walk up Gleann Conanais and a snowy streap up the NE druim .

By christ the Lochaidh was cold to wade through in my bare cás, felt like my toes was gonna fall off by the time i hit the other bank :shock:

A fresh snowfall in the Spruce and bright sunshine made it feel like the Alps

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Bheinn a Chleibh


Anns a Coire bha an sneachd boideachadh agus bha Beinn Laoigh ...uill bréagha

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Beinn Laoigh


We soon made the Bealach the weather was stunning indeed and i made a quick shift up Beinn A'Chleibh a nice wee hill with good views all round

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An cú air Beinn A Chleibh


The call of Laoigh was strong though and we did nt hang around for long before we started off up the sleibhte ...deep snow here ,soft n fresh

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Sleibhte air Laoigh


It was hard going although we were soon air a mhullach and the sealltainn ?

stunning !

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Loch Éite is Cruachan anns a Grian


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Drochaid Urachaidh beanntain


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An beinn mór


Fuireachibh an uair air a mhullach a suidhe ..... we spent an hour on the summit taking the views which were breagha gu dearbh

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Anns a Ghlinne


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Beinn Neibhis air ais !


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A Mhullach Beinn Laoigh


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Alpainn :D


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A druim Tuath


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An druim suas bho Cononais


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A Ghlinne a ribhist



Uill bha sin e ...sunburst n snowblind and what a day to be in Earra Ghaidheil

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latha breagha


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Geal


What a craicing day to be blessed with just stunning you cannot match the Gaidhealtachd in these conditions.I could see from An t Eilean Sgiathnach to Linnhe Cluaidh and it was a chore to tear ourselves off the summit :)

How lucky is it to have this on the doorstep

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Air an druim


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Cáisean réoite is Cruachan



I would say that the tourist route up Laoigh has its points however next time im up from Cononish ,shes a belter of a hill and as for the day we got

Mol an latha math mu oidhche :D


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An cu is mo cás
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Re: Gods own country - Beinn Laoigh is A Chleibh

Postby Lastofthesummerwine » Sun Apr 29, 2012 8:00 pm

What a lovely walk you must have had, the views were stunning. It was a nice day up here in the North East as well for a change. However the black clouds are looming again and rain is forecast by midnight. Thanks for the lovely views anyway.
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Re: Gods own country - Beinn Laoigh is A Chleibh

Postby Mountainlove » Sun Apr 29, 2012 8:32 pm

What a day and the pictures show it simply amazing! Every time I read one of your reports I want to be able to read gaelic as well :D :D
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Re: Gods own country - Beinn Laoigh is A Chleibh

Postby mrssanta » Sun Apr 29, 2012 9:57 pm

what a fantastic day you all had yesterday. I was busy yesterday, and today back to the rain and wind. Ah weel. We went up the Cononish way - no way I fancy fording the cold river - too much like my feet to be warm. I'll have to man up if I'm going to do some of the more northern hills, thinking particularly of Fisherfield and the Deargs. Anyhoo, your pictures are fabulous, jealous as anything!!
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Re: Gods own country - Beinn Laoigh is A Chleibh

Postby Collaciotach » Sun Apr 29, 2012 10:10 pm

mrssanta wrote:what a fantastic day you all had yesterday. I was busy yesterday, and today back to the rain and wind. Ah weel. We went up the Cononish way - no way I fancy fording the cold river - too much like my feet to be warm. I'll have to man up if I'm going to do some of the more northern hills, thinking particularly of Fisherfield and the Deargs. Anyhoo, your pictures are fabulous, jealous as anything!!


haha dont b jealous now ...get yout tón out and up those Northerners :D
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Re: Gods own country - Beinn Laoigh is A Chleibh

Postby Collaciotach » Sun Apr 29, 2012 10:12 pm

Mountainlove wrote:What a day and the pictures show it simply amazing! Every time I read one of your reports I want to be able to read gaelic as well :D :D


Ah uill ULPAN do grand courses ..... suas leis a 'Ghaidhlig :lol:
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Re: Gods own country - Beinn Laoigh is A Chleibh

Postby Alan S » Sun Apr 29, 2012 10:14 pm

nice one Collaciotach cracking pics 8)
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Re: Gods own country - Beinn Laoigh is A Chleibh

Postby dooterbang » Sun Apr 29, 2012 11:30 pm

sooper pictures - what a great day to be high in the hills.
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Re: Gods own country - Beinn Laoigh is A Chleibh

Postby Jock McJock » Mon Apr 30, 2012 12:51 am

Stunning pics :D Was up there in great weather last year during the summer. It really is a great mountain. I can understand why it was hard for you to go back down.
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