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Beinn Chabhair

Beinn Chabhair


Postby dogjake » Mon Oct 15, 2012 8:37 pm

Route description: Beinn Chabhair, from Inverarnan

Munros included on this walk: Beinn Chabhair

Date walked: 27/09/2012

Time taken: 7 hours

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Parked in the Drovers Inn car park and started walking at 8.30am in bright sunshine, weatherman says rain by mid afternoon. Walked along to Beinn Glas Farm where behind the wooden pods climb the small stile at the stone dyke then head up the obvious path, keep the Ben Glas Burn on your right climb over the large stile and continue up always following the burn. Eventually it levels out above the waterfall and the going gets easier. I followed this right up to the Lochan Beinn Chabhair and although it is fairly level it is also rather boggy especially after the recent rains. Of course I felt my new Gaiters had to be tested and stepped right up to my shins in bog yeugh it doesn't have stink but the gaiters worked well, thanks Mr Rab. From the west side of the Lochan continue North East to gain the North west ridge of Beinn Chabhair. then it's along the ridge to the cairn which marks the summit. By the time I reached the summit the clag had set in and it wasn't long before the rain started and didn't stop.
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Looking Back.JPG
Looking Back
Lochan Beinn Chabhair.JPG
Lochan Beinn Chabhair
Loch Long in the distance.JPG
Loch Long
Approaching the summit.JPG
Approaching the Summit
Clag on the summit.JPG
Clag on the summit
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Re: Beinn Chabhair

Postby SusieThePensioner » Mon Oct 15, 2012 9:29 pm

I enjoyed your report, shame about the weather but, well done on fully testing your gaiters!! :thumbup:
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Re: Beinn Chabhair

Postby LeithySuburbs » Mon Oct 15, 2012 9:59 pm

Sometimes the weatherman is right... looks like you enjoyed it nonetheless :) .
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Re: Beinn Chabhair

Postby dogjake » Thu Oct 18, 2012 9:09 am

Really enjoyed the walk and if i'm honest the solitute as I usually walk with a friend. I arrived back at the car soaking wet (on the outside) but wearing a huge smile of contentment.
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