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coire gaothach circuit

coire gaothach circuit


Postby dunrig » Mon Oct 14, 2013 7:02 pm

Munros included on this walk: Ben Lui

Date walked: 12/10/2013

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wanted to catch some autumn sun on the hills
10 30am got off the train at tyndrum
caught the 17 14 back to glasgow
up the east ridge & down other side, a fine way to climb ben lui
had the ridge going up to myself though the summit was busy with baggers lots having trooped over from beinn a'chleibh

I did this years ago in sandals, started in the sun then got caught in a snowstorm at the top, I can still remember the looks of disbelief from 2 women I passed on the way down.

this brings to mind the time a man in a suit & smooth soled leather shoes passed me on the aonach eagach, said he was coming back from a business meeting & just come up for a 'look', then said the last time he'd been on it was in winter with Hamish MacInnes so I figured he would be fine.
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going up
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the way down
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ben oss - a few years ago a hillwalker died near this summit after being struck by lightening
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the top
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ben cruachan
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the joy of autumn sun
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beinn odhar
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thought of palm trees
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