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.

no chickens tonight on lawers

no chickens tonight on lawers

Postby joekell » Wed May 23, 2012 5:43 pm

Route description: Ben Lawers and Beinn Ghlas

Munros included on this walk: Beinn Ghlas, Ben Lawers

Date walked: 21/05/2012

Time taken: 4.5 hours

1 person thinks this report is great.
Register or Login
free to be able to rate and comment on reports (as well as access 1:25000 mapping).

munro bagging made easy
Quick report ,after climbing glass in march(first munro) getting hit with a small snow storm and not seeing the bypass (10 meters away :? )thinking I will never get down the steep face alive!!!!!!!!! I shamelessly turned tail and bolted back over glass :crazy: and down ward losing ample plumage and clucking heavier with every step only to reach easier descent look up and see the storm had almost passed although it did return a lesson was learned.
Anyway after an ascent of ben lomond on sat'
ben lomond conquered.JPG
peters first
peering over towards lawers range I decided it was gettin it .Unfortunate for my son as this would mean a corbet 2 donalds and 3 munros in his first week of mountain walking.As I had already climbed glas I gave peter a choice he chose the bypass, I explained that although it was a good haul up glass and it would be a great achievement he chose the bypass.
we planned to leave lanarkshire at 6am but unfotunate events and a close family accident meant late night hospital runs so long lie was in order perhaps canceling full thing.Looking at packed bags wee peters petted lip we were of arriving at lawers at approx 3.30pm
I will be quick but everyone will know the walk WTH excellent route map but I must mention the people on lawers that day everyone had ahello a skip in their stride some even stopped to tell us how great the mountains had been , but looking at us oddly cause of the time we were going up anyway I gladly took the bypass and motered on reaching the bealach(see am learning) in little over an hour .the rest in pics


base of lawers


no feathers

view from lawers

glas conquered

views back down

just in time 7.50pm home time

last one out turn the lights off

Great day with two big tbreaks proud of ma boy .he was happy to get two T breaks :)
P.S an easier way to do glas
munro bagging made easy
Posts: 109
Munros:46   Corbetts:6
Grahams:5   Donalds:8
Joined: Mar 15, 2012
Location: viewpark,lanarkshire

1 person thinks this report is great.
Register or Login
free to be able to rate and comment on reports (as well as access 1:25000 mapping).

Walkhighlands community forum is advert free

Your generosity keeps this site running.
Can you help support Walkhighlands and the online community by donating by direct debit?

Return to Walk reports - Scotland

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: dogplodder and 64 guests