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Beinn Fhionnlaidh from Glen Etive

Beinn Fhionnlaidh from Glen Etive


Postby Frigate » Sat Nov 30, 2013 9:07 pm

Munros included on this walk: Beinn Fhionnlaidh

Date walked: 30/11/2013

Time taken: 6.5 hours

Distance: 13.5 km

Ascent: 1076m

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Arrived five minutes early just to please Ian and we were walking as soon as we had enough light just before eight.


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Good walk up the forestry track where they have removed a great swathe of trees almost to the back of the forest.

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Dawn over Ben Starav and Bheinn Mhor

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Beinn Trilleachan

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Beinn Fhionnlaidh


Shouglie bridge is still clinging on but much rather wade than try it. Easy to pick out the path but soft and boggy, lots of lying water.

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Shouglie bridge is still hanging on

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Hopes of MWIS being wrong faded as we reached the top of Meall nan Gobhar as the wind strengthened and the cloud came down. Lost the path under the snow climbing to the ridge, lots of ice about and the rocks were slick with rhyme.

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Meall nan Gobhar and point 841

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Into the clagg, Jake happy at the white stuff


Wet and drizzly on the ridge, did not hang around at the summit, photo and back down, 11.20 at the top. Shame really as the cliffs disappearing off into the whiteness looked impressive.

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Top

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Happy in the drizzle


Dreich all the way down to about 500m, back at the car 14.25, 6.5 hours in all.
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Re: Beinn Fhionnlaidh from Glen Etive

Postby Ian Bayne » Mon Dec 02, 2013 8:08 pm

Good report Kev a nice day out
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