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Garbh Bheinn

Garbh Bheinn


Postby davetherave » Sun Mar 23, 2014 5:13 pm

Route description: Garbh Bheinn, Loch Leven

Corbetts included on this walk: Garbh Bheinn (Loch Leven)

Date walked: 21/03/2014

Time taken: 4 hours

Distance: 6.1 km

Ascent: 840m

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Completed by. Dave, Julie, Wilson and Jake.
Date. Sat 21st March 2014
Weather. Winter conditions.
Time. 4 hours
Distance. 6.1km
Ascent. 840m

Hills completed
Garbh Bheinn Corbett near Kinlochleven.
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Garbh Bheinn the day before

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starting out

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The Pap of Glencoe

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The false summit

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The Pap of Glencoe again

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higher

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Julie going for it

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Julie going for it even more

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leaving the summit

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Wilson the Beardie

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Jake the Border

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The return

We climbed the Corbett Mam Na Gualainn on the North side of Loch Leven the day before. And from this summit top we could see that the snow line was just above the 700m mark on Garbh Bheinn.
With snow forecast the following day we fully expected the snow line to be well down.
Forecast was spot-on, we ended up walking in full winter conditions from 450m onwards, by the time we got back to the car the snow was falling heavily at ground level.
Really enjoyable day was had. :D
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Re: Garbh Bheinn

Postby Silverhill » Mon Mar 24, 2014 7:03 pm

Good effort for the weather! :D
Poor Wilson looks as if he's been in a snowball fight.
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Re: Garbh Bheinn

Postby bootsandpaddles » Mon Mar 24, 2014 7:31 pm

Did Wilson have fun?
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Re: Garbh Bheinn

Postby davetherave » Tue Mar 25, 2014 1:09 am

Silverhill wrote:Good effort for the weather! :D
Poor Wilson looks as if he's been in a snowball fight.

sometimes he can nearly turn into a giant snow ball, we are constantly chipping the snow off his coat. :)

bootsandpaddles wrote:Did Wilson have fun?

Wilson the Beardie always enjoys his walks, especially the winter ones.
Jake the Border, well he also loves the hills. :D

thanks
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