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Braw

Braw


Postby pigeon » Sun Nov 24, 2013 9:15 pm

Route description: Ciste Dhubh and Am Bathach, Cluanie

Munros included on this walk: Ciste Dhubh

Corbetts included on this walk: Am Bathach

Date walked: 24/11/2013

Time taken: 5.5 hours

Distance: 13 km

Ascent: 984m

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After a bit of a stinker on Saturday on A'Chralaig i was back at the same car park today ,this time to tackle Corbett Am Bathach and Munro Ciste Dubh.Thankfully the weather was much better today,no wind,pretty mild and the sun even broke out for short spells later on :wink: Followed the WH route.

Start by going through this fence and straight up the good path to Am Bathach;
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Cluanie Trip 045 by pigeon812711, on Flickr


early views of the south Shiel ridge;
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Cluanie Trip 047 by pigeon812711, on Flickr

spotted these 2 walkers on A'Chralaigs ridge,set myself a challenge to get to Am Bathach before they reached their target,i would lose :lol: ;
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Cluanie Trip 051 by pigeon812711, on Flickr

Loch Claunie;
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Cluanie Trip 053 by pigeon812711, on Flickr

beaten;
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Cluanie Trip 063 by pigeon812711, on Flickr

Am Bathach's wee cairn;
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Cluanie Trip 067 by pigeon812711, on Flickr;

zoomed in pic of Ciste Dubh from Am Bathach;
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Cluanie Trip 071 by pigeon812711, on Flickr

the remote Sgurr nan Ceathreamhnan;
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Cluanie Trip 074 by pigeon812711, on Flickr

An Cnapach and Ciste D;
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Cluanie Trip 076 by pigeon812711, on Flickr

down at the soggy bealach now,the climb up the snowy slope to An Cnapach was the hardest part of the day;
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Cluanie Trip 077 by pigeon812711, on Flickr

brother and sisters;
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Cluanie Trip 080 by pigeon812711, on Flickr

looking back to Bathach and An Cnapach;
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Cluanie Trip 084 by pigeon812711, on Flickr

Beinn Fhada;
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Cluanie Trip 086 by pigeon812711, on Flickr

close to Ciste Dubh now ,looks a bit scary from here :shock: ;
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Cluanie Trip 089 by pigeon812711, on Flickr

down Gleann Lichd;
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Cluanie Trip 092 by pigeon812711, on Flickr

sisters again;
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Cluanie Trip 093 by pigeon812711, on Flickr

a hill that defeated me yesterday Mullach Fraoch choire;
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Cluanie Trip 096 by pigeon812711, on Flickr

Ciste Dubh summit;
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Cluanie Trip 103 by pigeon812711, on Flickr

Mam Sodhail (i think);
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Cluanie Trip 108 by pigeon812711, on Flickr

Sgreathall(maybe)??;
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Cluanie Trip 110 by pigeon812711, on Flickr

sisters yet again;
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Cluanie Trip 112 by pigeon812711, on Flickr

back to the Corbett;
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Cluanie Trip 113 by pigeon812711, on Flickr

An Cnapach;
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Cluanie Trip 114 by pigeon812711, on Flickr

An Caorann Mor;
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Cluanie Trip 115 by pigeon812711, on Flickr

:lol: :lol: met this wee fella on the way down;
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Cluanie Trip 117 by pigeon812711, on Flickr

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Cluanie Trip 120 by pigeon812711, on Flickr

braw blue skies now ,;
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Cluanie Trip 121 by pigeon812711, on Flickr

this is the route back,the boggy An Chaorann Beag;
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Cluanie Trip 123 by pigeon812711, on Flickr

a final pic of Loch Cluanie;
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Cluanie Trip 124 by pigeon812711, on Flickr

A fine pair of hills these,a bit boggy on the route back but you can't have it all good can ye? :wink:
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Re: Braw

Postby dooterbang » Sun Nov 24, 2013 9:21 pm

Ha Ha, brilliant snowman!

I did these when awash with white snow. The pull up to CD is fantastic, although scary as you point out!

Well done.

MFC you'll get another day. I did this in winter too and was well scary :shock:
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Re: Braw

Postby Frigate » Sun Nov 24, 2013 11:09 pm

SnowMAN are you sure.
Jealous to be sure, first Kintail trip I've copped out on, Beinn Mhanach just does not compare.
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Re: Braw

Postby scooby0511 » Sun Nov 24, 2013 11:24 pm

Absolutely Braw
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Re: Braw

Postby sharkey83 » Mon Nov 25, 2013 8:06 am

Pics look great. I am so jealous!!!
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Re: Braw

Postby BlackPanther » Mon Nov 25, 2013 11:46 am

The Black Chest is a classic! Great viewpoint, right in the heart of Kintail :D

Have been up this route twice but never in snow. Always wanted to come back to AB/CD ridge in white conditions, hopefully this winter...
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Re: Braw

Postby jmarkb » Mon Nov 25, 2013 12:09 pm

Great photos!
I haven't done anything in Glen Shiel for ages: must get back there soon.

pigeon wrote:Sgreathall(maybe)??;


That's Ladhar Bheinn :D
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Re: Braw

Postby Ian Bayne » Mon Nov 25, 2013 6:06 pm

Cracker pidg I will team up with Kev and get oor sorry a***s up there probably when the snow goes
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Re: Braw

Postby pigeon » Tue Nov 26, 2013 6:04 pm

dooterbang wrote:Ha Ha, brilliant snowman!

I did these when awash with white snow. The pull up to CD is fantastic, although scary as you point out!

Well done.

MFC you'll get another day. I did this in winter too and was well scary :shock:
Cheers dooter,the snow person made me laugh, :lol:
Frigate wrote:SnowMAN are you sure.
Jealous to be sure, first Kintail trip I've copped out on, Beinn Mhanach just does not compare.
we shall return Kev!
scooby0511 wrote:Absolutely Braw
:thumbup:
sharkey83 wrote:Pics look great. I am so jealous!!!
you need to start skiving work a bit more D,that munro count of your's has gone backwards :wink:
BlackPanther wrote:The Black Chest is a classic! Great viewpoint, right in the heart of Kintail :D

Have been up this route twice but never in snow. Always wanted to come back to AB/CD ridge in white conditions, hopefully this winter...
A classic it is BP,a wee frost on that boggy return would have made it even better,a good winter hike,go for it :thumbup:
jmarkb wrote:Great photos!
I haven't done anything in Glen Shiel for ages: must get back there soon.

pigeon wrote:Sgreathall(maybe)??;


That's Ladhar Bheinn :D
Ah ,cheers JMB,not too familiar with the Knoydart/Sgreathall area(or Skye)so thanks for clearing that up,must get round to those soon
Ian Bayne wrote:Cracker pidg I will team up with Kev and get oor sorry a***s up there probably when the snow goes
No bother to you pair Ian :wink:
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Re: Braw

Postby scottishkennyg » Tue Nov 26, 2013 7:50 pm

Caught a great day there and captured some sharp images. Wonder if any WH member is going to admit building the snowman..who has been up there recently!! :?
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Re: Braw

Postby Boris_the_Bold » Tue Nov 26, 2013 10:50 pm

dooterbang wrote:Ha Ha, brilliant snowman!

I did these when awash with white snow. The pull up to CD is fantastic, although scary as you point out!

Well done.

MFC you'll get another day. I did this in winter too and was well scary :shock:


White snow?
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Re: Braw

Postby pigeon » Wed Nov 27, 2013 8:06 pm

scottishkennyg wrote:Caught a great day there and captured some sharp images. Wonder if any WH member is going to admit building the snowman..who has been up there recently!! :?
Kenny G? Was it ye????? :lol:
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Re: Braw

Postby wilkiemurray » Wed Nov 27, 2013 8:48 pm

great photos - especially the one of Cist Dubh- looks fantastic
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Re: Braw

Postby Collaciotach » Wed Nov 27, 2013 10:44 pm

belter of hill Ciste Dubh good report :clap: :clap:

Mullach a'Fraoich Coire ... did this last Winter ,a scary druim indeed in the snow n ice :shock:
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Re: Braw

Postby pigeon » Thu Nov 28, 2013 5:51 pm

wilkiemurray wrote:great photos - especially the one of Cist Dubh- looks fantastic
Cheers Wilkie
Collaciotach wrote:belter of hill Ciste Dubh good report :clap: :clap:

Mullach a'Fraoich Coire ... did this last Winter ,a scary druim indeed in the snow n ice :shock:
You did well getting to the Mullach Colla,this was my view of the last part of the walk;

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Cluanie Trip 036 by pigeon812711, on Flickr
not for me i'm afraid :crazy:
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