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A Winter Expedition – Monadh Mor and Beinn Bhrotain

A Winter Expedition – Monadh Mor and Beinn Bhrotain


Postby sneaks » Sun Mar 23, 2014 3:01 pm

Munros included on this walk: Beinn Bhrotain, Monadh Mor, Mullach Clach a'Bhlair

Date walked: 11/03/2014

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Finally, a high pressure weather system!!

On Monday 10th March we headed up to the Cairngorms (best looking weather forecast) for a 2 day mini adventure. We had 3 munros left to do in the area, accessible from Glen Feshie, so did these with a wild camp on the plateau.

Day one was Mullach Clach a Bhlair, a fairly insignificant Munro, but it was worthwhile nonetheless. We then camped near Tom Dubh in our new Hilleberg Nallo 3 GT. The front porch completely opens up so we had amazing views whilst lying in bed!
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Sunrise!


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View from the tent – Sgor Goaith

The next day we headed up Monadh Mor and Beinn Bhrotain in the most amazing weather we have had all season. Blue skies all round…felt quite alpine like. It was warming up throughout the day on Tuesday so snow was getting a little slushy underfoot, but not enough to slow our progress.

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Some debris from cornice collapse

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Beinn Bhrotain Summit

More pictures can be found in our Facebook album here: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.224518664404084.1073741838.160299590825992&type=1&l=68f6a6fb9c.

:)
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Re: A Winter Expedition – Monadh Mor and Beinn Bhrotain

Postby Silverhill » Mon Mar 24, 2014 7:23 pm

Wow! 8) Winter walking suddenly appeals much more to me now :lol:
Stunning pictures!
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Re: A Winter Expedition – Monadh Mor and Beinn Bhrotain

Postby simon-b » Mon Mar 24, 2014 8:08 pm

A nice winter expedition, sneaks. I did MM and BB in last July's sunshine. The place looks good in winter sunshine too.
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Re: A Winter Expedition – Monadh Mor and Beinn Bhrotain

Postby sneaks » Tue Mar 25, 2014 12:17 pm

Cheers guys.
We were incredibly lucky with the weather, It felt like being out in the Alps! :)
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Re: A Winter Expedition – Monadh Mor and Beinn Bhrotain

Postby dogplodder » Tue Mar 25, 2014 12:24 pm

Take my hat off to you for camping up there in winter. :clap:

Did this route in summer so good to see it with its white coat on - just stunning. :D
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