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Ben Lui, the last Munro in 2011

Ben Lui, the last Munro in 2011


Postby JonAksel » Fri Aug 03, 2012 11:36 pm

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

Date walked: 13/11/2011

Time taken: 7 hours

Distance: 9.66 km

Ascent: 1100m

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This is another tripreport from 2011. It is from my last Munro trip that year.

You will have to cross the river and walk through the forest before you come to the open land. It's not allways straight forward to cross that river when you walk from the Oban road.
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Path through the forest.
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Surprize. But it was sunday anyway. So I went.
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It had been raining, but the floods were retreating.
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This is the saddle between Ben Lui and Beinn a' Chleibh.
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The mist comes and goes.
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Ptarmigans very near the summit of Ben Lui.
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Novembersun.
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Near the summit:
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The very top:
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Beinn a' Chleibh is a pure bonus Munro summit:
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Very easy descent to the west.
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But the day was too short for me. I ended up in the Sitka spruce plantation and someone switched off the light. I didn't have a torch and I tumbled through the clear cut, crossed under something that must have been the Oban railway, and the river again.

The last part of the trip wouldn't be too family friendly, but all together it was
a good day out.
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Re: Ben Lui, the last Munro in 2011

Postby Stuart Angus » Sat Aug 04, 2012 10:50 am

Some very cool pictures going on here John 8) , I love Ben Lui, it's a cracking day out and like you say Beinn a' Chleibs a bonus :D
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