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Beinn Ime 2011

Beinn Ime 2011


Postby JonAksel » Wed Aug 01, 2012 4:17 pm

Munros included on this walk: Beinn Ime

Date walked: 10/07/2011

Time taken: 3.75 hours

Distance: 6.55 km

Ascent: 850m

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This tripreport is published earlier on another site, but I will put it here as well. I hope that's OK, just want the routes and statistics to be right.

This is the route description.

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This was my third Munro summit. I hadn't started to think about the InPinn, and I didn't know about Corbetts. And also I didn't know much about posting tripreports, finally I hadn't discovered photobucket yet.

Now I will try to update it.

I started very optimistic to climb eastwards up the grassy hillside of Beinn Luibhean. Since the summit was covered by the cloud blanket, I didn't go to the summit but rounded the hill. If it was today I would have known better and conveniently ticked that Corbett.

At least I didn't walk alone.
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This is the view of the Glen between Beinn Luibhean and Beinn Ime, on the western side of the hills. I don't know the name of this Glen.
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Summer in the scottish hillsides.
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The landscape flattened a bit.
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Suddenly I was at the summit. But I should have taken more pictures on the way up.
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This was an afternoon trip.
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It looked like the view was better from the hillside than from the summit on this day. That's maybe not so uncommon.
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Selfportrait from the summit of Beinn Ime.
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But miracles happen. After a few minutes the fog blew away.
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This is Beinn Luibhean seen from the northern slopes of Beinn Ime.
If I need some exercise one evening I might go and climb that Corbett
all the way to the summit.
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And this is the view through Glen Kinglas to Loch Fyne, seen from Beinn Ime.
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From the descent on Beinn Ime's northern side.
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I came down through this reforestation area. Behind the snag is Beinn an Lochain, another Corbett.
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This is where I returned to the road again. It looks like the cloud blanket came back up there, but it didn't rain much on me, and I had some good views and exercise.
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Re: Beinn Ime 2011

Postby Bod » Wed Aug 01, 2012 10:34 pm

Nice one, a great wee walk and you got your reward when the weather cleared :wink: :D :D
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