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Garbh Bheinn

Garbh Bheinn

Postby mountain thyme » Mon Sep 02, 2013 10:24 pm

Corbetts included on this walk: Garbh Bheinn (Loch Leven)

Date walked: 24/08/2013

Time taken: 4.3 hours

Distance: 5.5 km

Ascent: 876m

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Garbh Bheinn

The AE Ridge

My sis joined me today for this cracking wee Corbett near Kinlochleven.
Passed the campsite Caolasnacon on the left and parked just before the bridge in a layby on the right hand side of the road. Not much to say in terms of navigating but a nice wee hill with some nice views.
heading up


The Pap and Loch Leven


I found a path just after the Allt Gleann a Chaolais and followed this south east for 1km. We then picked up a faint path and headed east straight up the ridge towards the summit of Garbh Bheinn. There is a great path all the way up to the summit. With great views over towards the Aonach Eagach ( I can imagine - though not today ) and back towards the Pap of Glencoe and over Loch Leven. We reached the summit in 2hours 20 minutes
summit pic

We stopped for some pictures and then headed back down the same way stopping for lunch once out of the clouds. Lots and lots of stops along the way and back to the car in 4 hours 30 minutes.
the pap


The AE

heading down

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Re: Garbh Bheinn

Postby ChrisW » Tue Sep 03, 2013 7:35 pm

wow what a little beauty MT, your sis certainly knows which ones to join in on doesn't she :lol: Beautiful views even with some dodgy cloud on occasion :clap:
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Re: Garbh Bheinn

Postby The Rodmiester » Tue Sep 03, 2013 8:12 pm

I was goint to say that looks a nice wee hill, then I realised I have climbed it from the East side :lol: :lol: I see your knocking off those corbetts now :)
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Re: Garbh Bheinn

Postby Collaciotach » Tue Sep 03, 2013 8:20 pm

Gasta :clap: .... see this hill most days ,yet to climb maybe this Winter :D
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Re: Garbh Bheinn

Postby rockhopper » Tue Sep 03, 2013 10:30 pm

nice one, MT - have been looking at this as a winter option so good timing - cheers :)
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