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Cairn Toul 2013

Cairn Toul 2013


Postby JonAksel » Fri Oct 11, 2013 10:55 am

Munros included on this walk: Beinn Bhrotain, Cairn Toul, Carn a'Mhaim, Monadh Mor, Sgor an Lochain Uaine

Date walked: 08/10/2013

Time taken: 29.5 hours

Distance: 42.1 km

Ascent: 2229m

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The weather looks a bit greyish, but the walk-in is straight forward.
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River Dee with Beinn Bhrotain in the horizon.
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Rainbow over Carn Flaclach.
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The trig. point at the summit of Beinn Bhrotain.
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And Monadh Mor. Well, not very good visibility.
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These are some lochans N of Monadh Mor. Nice for confirming that you are on the right way in the clag.
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More cairns in clag...
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On the way up to Cairn Toul.
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When I came to Corrour Bothy at dusk, two guys from Edinburgh had allready made fire. Nice to find a warm room after a day with persisting wind and rain. A few minutes later a couple from Johnston arrived, so we were five in the bothy that night.
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The next day was the first day of the winter. I decided to walk over Carn a'Mhaim.
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Snowflakes in the air and Cairn Toul with a white cap.
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I will prefer to come back to bag this mountain with the ineffable name when it's daylight.
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Carn a'Mhaim summit was so blustery that it wasn't easy to stand upright.
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I was there when the winter started.
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Now I could see Beinn Bhrotain as well.
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Bearberries.
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Glen Lui.
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Coinsidentally I met the couple from the bothy again. They had been to climb the Munro I missed, and had a cuppa in the bothy. Here some stepstones over the river.
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An ancient pinetree.
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Lui water, backview. 42 km was this walk, a wee marathon. :)
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Some mushrooms.
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JonAksel
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Re: Cairn Toul 2013

Postby litljortindan » Sat Oct 12, 2013 1:28 pm

Photo 16 caught my eye.
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