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A week on Skye Bla Bheinn

A week on Skye Bla Bheinn


Postby gammy leg walker » Sun Mar 21, 2010 9:51 pm

Munros included on this walk: Bla Bheinn

Date walked: 15/09/2009

Time taken: 6 hours

Distance: 8 km

Ascent: 950m

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Brilliant week on Skye with the family :D.Only got to climb one munro this week so choose this one,arrived on the sat and weather was brill,same on sun and mon,let of the leash on tue to climb just Alan and me,driving round to Elgol on the A881 the view across Loch Slapin to Bla Bheinn and Clach Glas took our breath away,what a view not a cloud in the sky.
Parked at the large car park at Alt na Dunaiche,and on our way asap,followed the stream on the N bank,then climb up into the Coire Uaigneich :D
Weather still holding,now up on the grassy bowl before the last push to the summit :D views back down the slopes brill,met a father and son who carried straight on at this point,and I was happy to follow them,and we did for 10/15 min before Alan stopped,had a wee look at the route(no happy)they took.We should be over there on the steep rocky NNW slopes :x so back down we go and follow the route we wanted to take.Soon we were climbing/mild scrambling up to the Great Prow,cloud starting come down by now :( ,pushed on asap and soon on summit,but no views all clagged in :( .1st at the top 25 min later the father and son appear(nice one alan) and look :o .we waited 30/40 min to see if cloud would clear,but no luck just got worse so made our way back down and once out the clouds the view across to what we think maybe the South Glen Shiel ridge stunning,brilliant day out :)
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Re: A week on Skye Bla Bheinn

Postby Alan S » Tue Mar 23, 2010 12:23 am

Heres a few pics for you from your camera
Im thinking of a return trip for james after the inn pinn :)
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