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Sloy to Arrochar: Beinn Ime

Sloy to Arrochar: Beinn Ime


Postby dunrig » Fri Nov 15, 2013 2:09 pm

Munros included on this walk: Beinn Ime

Date walked: 14/11/2013

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Took the £2 bus to the power station, walked on by Ben Vane
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Turned up through the woods towards the (NE) ridge to Beinn Ime - never go into the woods unless you know the way
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weaved over and around the craigs out of the wind
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Ben Vane
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The Cobbler
At the last craig I went up a steep grassy gully with a wee rock step, it was iced up and gave me an adrenaline fulled few minutes -faint hearted but beyond the point of no return I had no choice. There must be easier ways I've never bothered finding them.
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gully & rock step is on far right
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looking down it
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this one was easier
Then tramped to the top, dark & light, fair gusts of wind, it was all very atmospheric. Then down to catch bus at Arrochar
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10 mins later ridge I came up
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Thats enough for now (the silence replies - who cares?) Winter is here, time for old favourites, reminiscing about The Cobbler again or Central gully or whatever woud be too self-indulgent. I don't write up walks done by car with other people, I don't even write up all walks done alone by public transport, even the ones I do report seem too much. Maybe an interesting winter trek with the tent might be worth posting. Anyway I've had a new camera for months and still not changed the settings or read the instructions, time for me to learn.
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Re: Sloy to Arrochar: Beinn Ime

Postby joekell » Sat Nov 23, 2013 5:47 pm

thanks for report dunrig great pics and inspiring ,I will have a look at this route as winter takes hold looks good.
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