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Beinn a" Chochuill and Beinn Eunaich 1st this year

Beinn a" Chochuill and Beinn Eunaich 1st this year


Postby gammy leg walker » Thu Apr 01, 2010 9:55 pm

Route description: Beinn a'Chochuill and Beinn Eunaich

Munros included on this walk: Beinn a'Chochuill, Beinn Eunaich

Date walked: 28/03/2010

Time taken: 6 hours

Distance: 14 km

Ascent: 1210m

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First time out this year,and after a lot of debate chose to attempt these two munros,and fingers crossed knee will hold out ( :) ).Found the small parking area at the Allt Mhoille bridge with Alan and James followed the track up the hill into Glen Noe,picked our way past all the cattle poo :) and after 45/50 min started to climb the SE shoulder of Beinn a" Chochuill,the old gammy leg putting the other two too shame (what a pace I set :lol: )
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nice view
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hurry up you 2
.After 2 1/2 hrs got to the top of the 1 st summit of the day felling great pity about the view
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Beinn a" Chochuill
,no hanging around at top bit to cold and windy for that.Came down of summit out of the wind for a quick lunch,then of up Beinn Eunaich found this fairly hard and rocky up to the top,no point in any photos all clagged in,got to summit after 1 hr 20 min
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Beinn Eunaich
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James/Alan and small cornice
.No views on this top again,couple of pics then on our way home,nice easy decent to start with,then soon a big drop for a fair way(knee ouch :( ),once down below cloud line took a few pics of the only views we got all day
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view of sorts
Soon back onto track back down Glen Noe,and heading for the car.1st 2 munros of the year complete, legs murder after that decent,but a very happy gammy leg, :thumbup: :thumbup: ,roll on the rest of the year
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Re: Beinn a" Chochuill and Beinn Eunaich 1st this year

Postby davetherave » Thu Apr 01, 2010 10:59 pm

Snow seems fairly non existent thankfully. planning doing theese hills 2 munros plus the other 2 + corbett over friday and saturday with a high level overnight camp. :shock:

my fingers and toes are crossed. :?

Plan to do the 2 corbetts to the east of ben cruachan on friday morning then head over to ben cruachan mid afternoon and hopefully reach the summit and overnight camp, or possibly camp at the bealach just before the summit.

Will try and get a report in soon.

PS... glad to know that the legs held out....... just. :lol:
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Re: Beinn a" Chochuill and Beinn Eunaich 1st this year

Postby gammy leg walker » Fri Apr 02, 2010 7:02 pm

Very little snow last sunday,don"t know how much snow has fallen since,hope you enjoy your walk :)
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Re: Beinn a" Chochuill and Beinn Eunaich 1st this year

Postby David.Ferguson » Fri Apr 02, 2010 7:55 pm

Hi Dave

I am planning the same trip for wed and thu next week.Late start and down into Glen Noe to camp and then
the other 2 on Thursday.Get your report up quick and i can see what the snow is like. :lol:


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Re: Beinn a" Chochuill and Beinn Eunaich 1st this year

Postby Alan S » Fri Apr 02, 2010 8:21 pm

Good first report :wink:
putting the other two too shame what a pace I set

Hope you enjoyed that coz it wont happen again,im still recovering from a hard winter :)
Heres another couple of pics from the day
Beinn a'chocuill,Eunaich 3.JPG
Beinn a'chocuill,Eunaich 6.JPG
Beinn a'chocuill,Eunaich 11.JPG
Beinn a'chocuill,Eunaich 17.JPG
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Re: Beinn a" Chochuill and Beinn Eunaich 1st this year

Postby gammy leg walker » Fri Apr 02, 2010 8:28 pm

Is that right what are you up to on Sunday :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: Beinn a" Chochuill and Beinn Eunaich 1st this year

Postby Alan S » Fri Apr 02, 2010 8:44 pm

Plan to do the 2 corbetts to the east of ben cruachan on friday morning then head over to ben cruachan mid afternoon and hopefully reach the summit and overnight camp, or possibly camp at the bealach just before the summit.

Hi Dave,would be keen to see how you or david ferguson get on with this as i was planning a to do the 4 in the summer as an overnighter even tho i have just done these 2.I was planning on starting with Beinn Eunaich first and camping on Beinn a'chochuill then heading over to Ben Cruachan and returning via the road which leads to the cruachan reservoir back to the car :)
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Re: Beinn a" Chochuill and Beinn Eunaich 1st this year

Postby davetherave » Mon Apr 05, 2010 12:52 am

alan s wrote:Hi Dave,would be keen to see how you or david ferguson get on with this as i was planning a to do the 4 in the summer as an overnighter even tho i have just done these 2.I was planning on starting with Beinn Eunaich first and camping on Beinn a'chochuill then heading over to Ben Cruachan and returning via the road which leads to the cruachan reservoir back to the car


Report to follow soon, turned out to be a bit of a monster of a route though.... was'nt the normal Cruachan horseshoe we did, turned out to be a much bigger route. Took us 12hrs from car 2 car. :shock: :?

David.Ferguson wrote:Hi Dave

I am planning the same trip for wed and thu next week.Late start and down into Glen Noe to camp and then
the other 2 on Thursday.Get your report up quick and i can see what the snow is like.


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