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The Grahams of Amulree

The Grahams of Amulree


Postby Ian Bayne » Sun May 26, 2013 6:02 am

Grahams included on this walk: Meall nan Caorach, Meall Reamhar

Date walked: 25/05/2013

Time taken: 4.45 hours

Distance: 11 km

Ascent: 625m

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Decided to come back here after last weeks clag to see what its like in a braw day and I wasnt disappointed. The gang scattered to the 4 winds so me and the jake set off from the disused hotel at 0715 and set off back along the road to Girron . The sun was up T shirt weather ( is this the summer walk back to norm next week ) .
This walk is straight forward once past the cottage at Girron and the glen opens up you can see both targets at the top with the track running up the middle . Got to the gate and opted to do Meall Reamhar first . Over the rickety bridge jake in the water , cool down time, then headed up to the cairn . Jake in hunting mode chasing mountain hares no chance . Got to the cairn at 0845 hrs nice and warm clear skies visibility excellent . Stopped here for about 20min then headed to Meall nan Caorach just follow the fence line it goes down to the road then up simple .
On the way up to Caorach met 3 older walkers they talked about having done all the munros corbetts grahams and donalds and this was them doing the merry marilyns . But when I said these were grahams as per WH one of them got shirty and they left Can someone please explain. Got to the trig at 1000hrs stayed for about 10min view spoilled by Alex Salmonds idea of how the wilds should look like . Went over Creag Ghorm and a beeline down to the track and then back along the road got to the hotel at 1145 hrs . The plan then was to do Meall Dearg but driving up the 826 parking spaces very few and they were full dash this good weather. Then settled for the drive to Dunkeld stopped for a bite to eat and a bud in a layby then home . A good day out looking forward to to meeting up with the gang next weekend for the Kintail escapades .
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Re: The Grahams of Amulree

Postby gmr82 » Mon May 27, 2013 10:54 am

Did these just a couple of weeks ago with Beinn na Gainimh (which I see you did last week). Also had clag for the latter which was a pity but you had cracking weather for these two!
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Re: The Grahams of Amulree

Postby pigeon » Mon May 27, 2013 11:32 am

That looks braw Ian,could do with some of that this weekend :wink:
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Re: The Grahams of Amulree

Postby Ian Bayne » Mon May 27, 2013 4:16 pm

gmr82 wrote:Did these just a couple of weeks ago with Beinn na Gainimh (which I see you did last week). Also had clag for the latter which was a pity but you had cracking weather for these two!

I was going to do these two last week but the clag ruined that idea its good to see an area in good weather
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Re: The Grahams of Amulree

Postby Ian Bayne » Mon May 27, 2013 4:16 pm

pigeon wrote:That looks braw Ian,could do with some of that this weekend :wink:

It was good day but I think we have had our summer
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Re: The Grahams of Amulree

Postby Fife Flyer » Mon May 27, 2013 4:44 pm

Ian Bayne wrote:It was good day but I think we have had our summer


Did I miss it :o I certainly hope you are wrong, got lots of plans for the summer :wink:
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