My First Moutain
by Beckie » Sun Mar 17, 2013 10:53 pm
Route description: Beinn Ghobhlach
Grahams included on this walk: Beinn Ghobhlach
Date walked: 27/12/2011
Time taken: 4 hours1 person thinks this report is great. Register or Login free to be able to rate and comment on reports (as well as access 1:25000 mapping).
The first part was definitely the hardest as I literally went straight up the hill which was very steep. The only plus point was that it wasn't boggy at this point! The first glimpse of the peaks:
When I reached the first plateau I finally got some good views.
The scree near the top:
I took the straight up route to the summit, yet again such a rookie!
Then realised the easier way...
But finally reached the top!
I walked along the ridge which gave me a good view of the Scoraig peninsular:
Made it back down unscathed, although lesson learnt about appropriate clothing, had the top half right but just jeans (comfy but too cold), trainers and gaiters weren't enough! Christmas dinner was well and truly burnt off
The route I took:
by The Rodmiester » Sun Mar 17, 2013 11:03 pm
by hills » Sun Mar 17, 2013 11:49 pm
by Tomsie » Mon Mar 18, 2013 12:10 am
by RicKamila » Mon Mar 18, 2013 12:16 am
by ScottishLeaf » Mon Mar 18, 2013 12:19 am
by Fudgie » Mon Mar 18, 2013 10:47 am
by Beckie » Sat Mar 23, 2013 6:43 pm
Fudgie wrote:I love the picture of the dog. Master of all he sees
Queen of all she sees
by Beckie » Sat Mar 23, 2013 6:44 pm
ScottishLeaf wrote:That looks like a cracking hill, my friends are moving to Stornoway in the summer... might just pack my boots for the house warming party!
If you're getting the Ullapool ferry you should definitely stop off there for a few nights! More to climb than on the Isle of Lewis!