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aonacg eagach and the pap of glencoe

aonacg eagach and the pap of glencoe

Postby d gwynn » Sun Sep 30, 2012 6:05 pm

Munros included on this walk: Meall Dearg (Aonach Eagach), Sgòrr nam Fiannaidh (Aonach Eagach)

Grahams included on this walk: Pap of Glencoe

Date walked: 30/09/2012

Time taken: 7 hours

Distance: 13 km

Ascent: 1450m

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The day started with a taxi ride to the start from the youth hostel and the weather was set fair. The assent to the top of am bodach is a steep walk but the ever increasing views take your mind off the plod up
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two of the three sisters
When you reach the top the ridge can be seen up to the summit of meall dearg and just starts the blood running a little faster
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view back towards am bodach
The day just gets better from there on in if you like a little bit of height exposure here is a view down one of the many scree shutes to glencoe village
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pass of glencoe
there are many ups and downs and hands are used quite a lot this view is up towards the last munro summit sgorr nam fiannaidh
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along the ridge to the last munro
once we had completed the ridge we decided to take in the pap of glencoe and this is well worth the effort as the veiws down the loch are........... i let you decide
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off the pap of glencoe
.only do this ridge in good weather as the sights off of it are trully emense and must be some of Scotlands best!
d gwynn
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