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Loch Lochy Munros

Loch Lochy Munros


Postby gman » Thu Feb 28, 2013 1:02 pm

Route description: Loch Lochy Munros from Kilfinnan

Munros included on this walk: Meall na Teanga, Sron a'Choire Ghairbh

Date walked: 27/02/2013

Time taken: 5.35 hours

Distance: 20.5 km

Ascent: 1340m

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Started out in fog today, but weather soon cleared :D Parked at Laggan Locks, crossed over from here:
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Then a quick cycle to the post at the start of the forestry track:
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This was fairly steep initially, but height gained quickly. Out of the trees:
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Back down:
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Bealach soon came into view. Gets a bit icy on the path further up:
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From the bealach, zig zag path up a grassy hill to Sron a'Choire Ghairbh:
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Cairn, looking over to windfarm:
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North, Kintail:
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West, towards Knoydart:
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Next hill, Meall na Teanga, looks a bit more interesting, Ben Nevis in background:
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Back down to the icy bealach:
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Path goes around Meall Dubh to Meall na Teanga:
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Snow was firm but deep footsteps had been left from when it was soft, so could use these as steps. Towards the top:
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Meall Coire Lochain:
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Loch Lochy, at the back of the queue when they were handing out loch names:
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Gulvain, Sgurr Thuilm direction:
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West:
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Kintail:
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Zig Zag path up Sron a'Choire Ghairbh:
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More pics on the way back to the bealach:
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And back down to the trees:
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There were a couple of bikes left at the bealach now, so it's obviously possible - not for me though :lol: Back down the path then an easy coast back to the car :D
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Re: Loch Lochy Munros

Postby Fudgie » Thu Feb 28, 2013 2:20 pm

Another cracking set of pictures. I really need to get my bike fixed up 8)
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Re: Loch Lochy Munros

Postby gman » Thu Feb 28, 2013 8:15 pm

Fudgie wrote:Another cracking set of pictures. I really need to get my bike fixed up 8)

Do it, let the good times roll :lol:
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Re: Loch Lochy Munros

Postby ScottishLeaf » Thu Feb 28, 2013 8:38 pm

Cracking photies, still got these to do.... will need to wait for a good day now to match this!
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Re: Loch Lochy Munros

Postby PeteR » Thu Feb 28, 2013 9:07 pm

Great photos from two great hills :D
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Re: Loch Lochy Munros

Postby gedme » Fri Jan 24, 2014 6:03 pm

Doing this on 9th Feb so was good to read this. Your photos are stunning looked like a fantastic day. :clap:
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Re: Loch Lochy Munros

Postby Collaciotach » Sat Jan 25, 2014 7:54 am

great photos shows me what I missed on the misty day I summited :D

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Re: Loch Lochy Munros

Postby Big Jesper » Mon Jan 27, 2014 4:44 pm

Hi Gman, looking to do those 2 hills soon and just wondering how much time you would save by talking the bike. Cheers.
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Re: Loch Lochy Munros

Postby Big Jesper » Mon Jan 27, 2014 4:45 pm

Hi Gman, looking to do those 2 hills soon and just wondering how much time you would save

by talking the bike. Cheers.
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Re: Loch Lochy Munros

Postby gman » Mon Jan 27, 2014 6:05 pm

Big Jesper wrote:Hi Gman, looking to do those 2 hills soon and just wondering how much time you would save

by talking the bike. Cheers.


It's about 4.5km on the bike from the locks & took 30min out + 20 min back, probably saved about an hour.
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Re: Loch Lochy Munros

Postby Big Jesper » Mon Jan 27, 2014 8:05 pm

Cheers. Good info to know.
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