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Peanmeanach Bothy Paradise

Peanmeanach Bothy Paradise


Postby mountainstar » Mon Mar 04, 2013 12:13 pm

Route description: Peanmeanach village and beach

Date walked: 07/03/2013

Time taken: 4 hours

Distance: 11 km

Ascent: 386m

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I was going to post some photos on "Been walking lately? want to share some photo's" of this trip but there are too many pictures to share there. So here is a brief report on what you Bothy virgins could be missing....you cannot beat a Bothy night by the fire with friends. :D
It's a good path to the Bothy, but it is steep in places with a heavy pack, but the rewards outweigh the pain :D
Once at the Bothy we combed the beach for driftwood to compliment the coal we had carried in, then had a wander along the coast. The mist and low cloud came in before sunset, so we retired for a night of much merriment and music from our guitar playing hero Alan Ross, who had carried a guitar in for our entertainment.
The next morning we awoke to clear skies...a real magic morning :D
The walk out was a pleasure, with views up high out to Egg and Rum.
Thanks to Keith, Carol, Janet, Alan and Ele for making it a great trip.

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Loch Dior a'Ghearrain

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Approaching Peanmeanach Bothy

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Approaching Peanmeanach Bothy


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Approaching Peanmeanach Bothy

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Peanmeanach Bothy


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Peanmeanach Bothy view


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Guitarman Alan Ross arriving through fields of gold

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Peanmeanach Bothy

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The Bothy fire

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Bothy life by a blazing fire

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Breakfast

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Ready for the off

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Six happy Bothyers

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The walk out

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The walk out

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The walk out

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Loch Dior a'Ghearrain

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Loch Dior a'Ghearrain

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High up with views to Egg and Rum

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High up with views to Egg and Rum
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Re: Peanmeanach Bothy Paradise

Postby The Rodmiester » Mon Mar 04, 2013 1:01 pm

Sounds like you had a fun time!, some lovely photographs, particulary like 6 happy Bothyers :lol: I take it was walked in February not March this year :) .
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Re: Peanmeanach Bothy Paradise

Postby mountainstar » Mon Mar 04, 2013 1:43 pm

The Rodmiester wrote:Sounds like you had a fun time!, some lovely photographs, particulary like 6 happy Bothyers :lol: I take it was walked in February not March this year :) .

Opps...Well the walk out was March 1st :?
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Re: Peanmeanach Bothy Paradise

Postby SusieThePensioner » Mon Mar 04, 2013 5:30 pm

That certainly looks like Paradise, Alan, fantastic :D Some great photos, thanks for sharing :thumbup:
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Re: Peanmeanach Bothy Paradise

Postby dooterbang » Mon Mar 04, 2013 9:24 pm

Great photos again.

Looked a fab time was had by all...must have been your 70s disco moves :wink:
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Re: Peanmeanach Bothy Paradise

Postby mountainstar » Tue Mar 05, 2013 7:57 pm

Thanks Rod, Sue and Paul.
I still have it Paul! Might just about be the oldest swinger in town though :(
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Re: Peanmeanach Bothy Paradise

Postby nathan79 » Tue Mar 05, 2013 8:03 pm

It was bad enough missing the bothy action without knowing what I'd missed.
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Re: Peanmeanach Bothy Paradise

Postby mountainstar » Tue Mar 05, 2013 8:11 pm

nathan79 wrote:It was bad enough missing the bothy action without knowing what I'd missed.

I seem to recall you missed a fair bit of the Bothy action last time....
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Re: Peanmeanach Bothy Paradise

Postby monty » Tue Mar 05, 2013 9:44 pm

Great set of photos Alan. Would love to have been there. Next time :D
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Re: Peanmeanach Bothy Paradise

Postby Bod » Tue Mar 05, 2013 10:51 pm

"....you cannot beat a Bothy night by the fire with friends."

Inspiring and so true! Lovely report and pictures :D :D :clap:
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Re: Peanmeanach Bothy Paradise

Postby dooterbang » Wed Mar 06, 2013 9:44 pm

mountainstar wrote:Thanks Rod, Sue and Paul.
I still have it Paul! Might just about be the oldest swinger in town though :(
Yep, a swinger :wink: :shock:
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Re: Peanmeanach Bothy Paradise

Postby mountainstar » Fri Mar 08, 2013 1:40 pm

Thanks Monty, Bod and em.... Dooterbang!
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Re: Peanmeanach Bothy Paradise

Postby Scotjamie » Fri Mar 08, 2013 2:54 pm

Great report Alan :clap:
Thoroughly enjoyed the trip, the company and the craic -
shame about the music but hey ho....next time :)
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Re: Peanmeanach Bothy Paradise

Postby butterflykaia » Wed Sep 11, 2013 1:13 pm

Wow, this bothy looks lovely! Can you tell me please, is the walk in 11km or is that the walk there AND back? I don't yet have the OS map for the region. Thanks :-)
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Re: Peanmeanach Bothy Paradise

Postby mountainstar » Wed Sep 11, 2013 2:01 pm

butterflykaia wrote:Wow, this bothy looks lovely! Can you tell me please, is the walk in 11km or is that the walk there AND back? I don't yet have the OS map for the region. Thanks :-)


That's 11k for there and back. 2hrs each way.
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