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Time for one (Glas Bheinn) Mhor!

Time for one (Glas Bheinn) Mhor!


Postby fipriestley » Fri Oct 26, 2012 12:17 am

Munros included on this walk: Glas Bheinn Mhor, Meall nan Eun, Stob Coir an Albannaich

Date walked: 20/10/2012

Time taken: 7.5 hours

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A meeting of Walkhighlanders, this was to be an epic weekend! Munroman Graham was bringing pal Mat up north for his first Munro :thumbup: and planned for Meall nan Eun and Stob Coir an Albannaich today and then Beinn Challum tomorrow. I'd already been to the summits of all 3 before but genuinely just enjoy hillwalking and wasn't going to miss the banter - no show without punch :lol: Already thinking we'd add one more summit if there was plenty time/daylight left, Scoob and I met up with the rest of the group: Iain, Geo, Jennifer, Dave and Mark making an impressive 9 on this outing :D

We followed the WH route clockwise, starting with Meall nan Eun then Albannaich. It was so early when we got there though :o that we carried on and added Glas Bheinn Mhor... even Munroman "I'll never do a repeat" Graham :clap: :clap: Brilliant video summary by Scoob :D
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view back - walked in through Glen Ceitlein
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followed the path up the stream
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the motley crew :D
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heading up Meall nan Eun (after checking maps to make sure we were going for the right top!)
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First summit of the day - 170th for Scoob :)
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and Mat's first one - well done!
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sky cleared a bit as we headed for next summit
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steep climb up to the bealach on Albannaich
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and in the blue corner... :D (cairn had a stone with 'bravo' written on it!)
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another steep climb to the summit
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starting to clear...
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.. but in clag on the busy second summit of the day :D

It was only 2.30pm :shock: - far too early to be heading back down to the car! So the entire group headed for Glas Bheinn Mhor, giving me one new summit this weekend :) one repeat for Graham :( and a third Munro for Mat's Day 1 :clap:
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look how close - it's only just over there!
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bit of a climb to start with then it levels off
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Geo, Graham, Mat
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looking around for best route down
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continued straight over to the next bealach...
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... then down through Coire Dubh to pick up the uber-boggy path back to the car

Few slips and slides on the way out, think I took the record for bum slides :roll: but did manage to slip going over the rocks in the last stream crossing so at least I was free of mud :lol: A fantastic day out with great company and to top it off a visit to the Clachaig - a first for me, Scoob and Mat :D :thumbup:
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Re: Time for one (Glas Bheinn) Mhor!

Postby ChrisW » Fri Oct 26, 2012 3:46 am

Cracking report Fi and some lovely shots on a pretty dull day, I like the idea of a cool swim to clean off right at the end there :lol:
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Re: Time for one (Glas Bheinn) Mhor!

Postby Fudgie » Fri Oct 26, 2012 9:51 am

Excellent stuff. I did Glass Bheinn Mor after Ben Starav and Beinn nan Aighenan and the walk out felt like it was never ending :lol:
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Re: Time for one (Glas Bheinn) Mhor!

Postby scoob999 » Fri Oct 26, 2012 8:08 pm

Another cracking little report Fi :D Excellent day out with a great group of people.. And we never got lost thanks to my navigation skills ! :lol:
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Re: Time for one (Glas Bheinn) Mhor!

Postby Alan S » Fri Oct 26, 2012 9:03 pm

Great report and video 8)
Well done all of you, Me and JB were up on sunday and done the 4 starting from meall nan eun, that was a fair old slog up to the 1st :o
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Re: Time for one (Glas Bheinn) Mhor!

Postby monty » Sat Oct 27, 2012 2:38 pm

Nice report Fi. A mini WH meet no less. Good effort. :D
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Re: Time for one (Glas Bheinn) Mhor!

Postby fipriestley » Sun Oct 28, 2012 11:34 am

Thanks all :) It was a good walk and a great day out with new friends made - way to go WalkHighlands! :D
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