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Awesome Blaven

Awesome Blaven


Postby soapy27 » Sun Jun 02, 2013 10:39 am

Route description: Bla Bheinn (Blaven)

Munros included on this walk: Bla Bheinn

Date walked: 26/05/2013

Time taken: 3 hours

Distance: 8 km

Ascent: 990m

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Woke up at 430am todays challenge was to get up and down Blaven back to the campsite to pack up and head for Elgol for the boat trip to the Isles. Staying in the Sligachan campsite I could see enough of Blaven to tell it wasn't shrouded in cloud like most of the Cuillins were the previous day in fact as I drove round the weather was turning out to be quite nice.
View from near the campsite
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The Cuillins by D.Souter2, on Flickr
Approaching Blaven on the windy road to Elgol

Marsco
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Marsco by D.Souter2, on Flickr
Cuillin ridge from the summit
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Cuillins from Blaven summit by D.Souter2, on Flickr
Looking out to Broadford Bay
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Broadford Bay by D.Souter2, on Flickr
Sgurr nan Gillean Am Bastier (zoomed)
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Sgurr nan Gillean by D.Souter2, on Flickr
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Clach Glas Ridge by D.Souter2, on Flickr
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Blaven waterfall by D.Souter2, on Flickr
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Blaven by D.Souter2, on Flickr
It was an amazing wee hike although I'd of liked to spend a bit more time up there .Its definitely one i'll come back and do again
Heres some shots of the rest of my time on Skye and the Isles 8)
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The Cuillins from Elgol by D.Souter2, on Flickr
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Rum from Elgol by D.Souter2, on Flickr
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Shipwreck on Rum by D.Souter2, on Flickr
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Canna by D.Souter2, on Flickr
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Seals on Canna by D.Souter2, on Flickr
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Canna beach by D.Souter2, on Flickr
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Sea Arch by D.Souter2, on Flickr
Last edited by soapy27 on Sat Aug 03, 2013 5:45 pm, edited 1 time in total.
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Re: Awesome Blaven

Postby dooterbang » Sun Jun 02, 2013 9:09 pm

Fab report and very timely as I'm in Skye next weekend for the half marathon and plan to do this afterwards.

Cheers.
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Re: Awesome Blaven

Postby Tomsie » Sun Jun 02, 2013 10:49 pm

Great pics, can see what you mean about the photo being upside down.
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Re: Awesome Blaven

Postby soapy27 » Mon Jun 03, 2013 5:56 am

dooterbang wrote:Fab report and very timely as I'm in Skye next weekend for the half marathon and plan to do this afterwards.

Cheers.


Thanks dooterbang hope this great weather stays for you till the weekend have a good one :D

Tomsie wrote:Great pics, can see what you mean about the photo being upside down.

Cheers Tomsie , its rare the waters still enough to get the perfect reflection. :) How did your walk go today ?
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Re: Awesome Blaven

Postby Tomsie » Mon Jun 03, 2013 8:52 am

Another good day, got down to Loch Avon and came out by the lairig an laoigh, forgot the suncream so bit of a redhead today
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