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Munro One Hundred and Ten

Munro One Hundred and Ten


Postby Chris Henshall » Fri Jun 13, 2014 11:57 pm

Route description: Ben Nevis by the Carn Mor Dearg Arete

Munros included on this walk: Mullach nan Coirean

Date walked: 27/05/2014

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27th. May, 2014:
Daughter Mary announced out of the blue that she’d like to climb Ben Nevis and I agreed to take her up the proper way provided that she came along and climbed the two hills in the Mamores that I had yet to climb.

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So, after an overnight train journey (in seats) from Euston to Glasgow and the morning stopper from Queen Street, we got to Fort William and headed up Glen Nevis. Early afternoon saw us flogging up the steep ridge towards Stob Ban with Fat Dad carrying tent, stove, fuel, food, etc. for three days.
Day 1c - Arrival in Fort Bill.JPG
27.05.2015. Arrival in Fort Bill
Day 1d - Looking down Glen Nevis from the north ridge of Stob Ban (1).JPG
27.05.2014. Looking down Glen Nevis from the north ridge of Stob Ban
Day 1f - Mary above Glen Nevis from the north ridge of Stob Ban.JPG
27.05.2014. Mary above Glen Nevis from the north ridge of Stob Ban
We peeled off the ridge to the west well short of the summit, headed into Coire an Lochan and set up the tent on the corrie floor. From there it was an interesting scramble up the corrie back wall (past the scars and rock debris of a cornice avalanche from the winter) to the ridge and then west to Mullach nan Coirean with great views north to Ben Nevis and south to Bidean and to Loch Linnhe. It was then a simple stroll back along the ridge to the tent for a decent meal and a good sleep.
Day 1g - Mary on the west ridge of Stob Ban looking south to Bidean.JPG
27.05.2014. Mary on the west ridge of Stob Ban looking south to Bidean
Day 1h - Mary on the way to Mullach nan Coirean.JPG
27.05.2014. Mary on the way to Mullach nan Coirean.JPG
Day 1i - Mary on the summit of Mullach nan Coirean.JPG
27.05.2014. Mary on the summit of Mullach nan Coirean
Day 1j - Mary on Mullach nan Coirean looking south to Loch Linnhe.JPG
27.05.2014. Mary on Mullach nan Coirean looking to Loch Linnhe
Day 1n - Descent back to the campsite with Mullach nan Coirean behind .JPG
27.05.2014. Descent back to the campsite with Mullach nan Coirean behind
Day 1o - Back at the tent cooking supper.JPG
27.05.2014. Back at the tent cooking supper in evening sunshine
From there, we’d take in more of the Mamores and head north to Carn Mor Dearg and Ben Nevis.
Last edited by Chris Henshall on Wed Jul 09, 2014 10:58 pm, edited 1 time in total.
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Re: Munro One Hundred and Ten

Postby The Rodmiester » Sat Jun 14, 2014 7:12 am

Hi Chris, I guess you must have lost a few pounds of weight carting that tent etc, looks like a heavy pack! :crazy: glad you both had fine weather, and hope that's your daughter got the climbing bug :D , more reasons to get back on up to the Scottish hills, you canny beat them :lol:
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Re: Munro One Hundred and Ten

Postby MunroMadMen » Sat Jun 14, 2014 8:06 am

Great pics and read, just recently got the bug for our Mountains and cant get enough, even when I'm in the office and should be on spreadsheets I'm on this lol

Looks like an awesome place to walk/climb will add to my todo list

:)
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Re: Munro One Hundred and Ten

Postby Fife Flyer » Sun Jun 15, 2014 8:20 pm

Nice one, camp sites don't get much better than that :lol:
As Rod says, tent must be a wee bit heavier than the normal single man :clap:
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