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Meall a ' Bhuachaille

Meall a ' Bhuachaille


Postby mountain thyme » Wed Mar 06, 2013 12:15 am

Corbetts included on this walk: Meall a'Bhuachaille

Date walked: 16/02/2013

Time taken: 3 hours

Distance: 9 km

Ascent: 810m

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After a lovely meal in the Old Bridge Inn and a few drinks on the Friday night lots of folk were making plans for the following days walk. Most people were heading out on organised walks with leaders from the club.

I decided on walking my own one with one of the girls joining me.
We got dropped off at the Youth Hostel where Loch Morlich ends by one of the guys heading to climb Cairn Gorm.
From here the start of the walk is very well signposted and a great path leads north east all the way to the summit. The path was icy on parts but not much snow and no need for crampons at all this weekend for me.
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Path up towards MAB

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cairn gorm

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Loch Morlich

We were at in the summit in just over an hour and 10 minutes. Although it was only 1020am we sat and had our lunch!! Helped to soak up some alcohol from the evening before.
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summit pic


From the summit I took a bearing east and picked up a good path down towards Ryvoan Bothy.
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the Bothy

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the Bothy

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Bothy

From the Bothy we followed the path towards Glenmore Lodge and the Reindeer Centre and then hitched a lift back into Aviemore.
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reindeer centre
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An Lochain Uaine
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MaB in the backgound

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Re: Meall a ' Bhuachaille

Postby The Rodmiester » Wed Mar 06, 2013 9:26 am

So you did it the opposite way from me, looks like you had no views either on top, but buy the time you hit the bothy the sun was out :) It happens like that sometimes, you should have had JC with you :lol: I see An Lochain Uaine has completely unfrozen, what a difference a week makes.
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Re: Meall a ' Bhuachaille

Postby dooterbang » Wed Mar 06, 2013 10:02 pm

Well done ladies.

I remember trouncing your man Monty on this....think he rested for a year afterwards!!
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Re: Meall a ' Bhuachaille

Postby mountain thyme » Tue Mar 12, 2013 10:22 pm

The Rodmiester wrote:So you did it the opposite way from me, looks like you had no views either on top, but buy the time you hit the bothy the sun was out :) It happens like that sometimes, you should have had JC with you :lol: I see An Lochain Uaine has completely unfrozen, what a difference a week makes.


Cheers RM... we had great views at the top ....The one of Carn Gorm is taken from the top. JC would just have slowed me down :wink:

dooterbang wrote:Well done ladies.

I remember trouncing your man Monty on this....think he rested for a year afterwards!!


Cheers doots.. Monty tells it differently..
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Re: Meall a ' Bhuachaille

Postby ChrisW » Wed Mar 13, 2013 6:28 pm

Great to get out in the hills after an evening of liquid refreshment MT....or is it :lol:
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