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A graham and a sub 2k from cona glen

A graham and a sub 2k from cona glen


Postby robertphillips » Mon Aug 11, 2014 11:17 am

Grahams included on this walk: Stob Mhic Bheathain

Sub 2000' hills included on this walk: Druim Leathad nam Fias

Date walked: 09/08/2014

Time taken: 6.5 hours

Distance: 33 km

Ascent: 1600m

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On saturday drove up to corran and caught the ferry over to ardgour to do a graham and sub from cona glen,
Parked up and cycled up the glen left the bike about 2 km past the private bothy, waded the cona river and went over cnap choire leith bhig to the col then up to the summit of the graham, it has 2 cairns 200m apart the graham book says eastern cairn is the summit , the DOBIH says its the western cairn so i visited both to be certain,after lunch headed down to the col and followed a old fence all the way to summit of the sub 2 k, 4 km away retraced my steps back to col then down to the river to wade again and pick up the bike for a easy mostly freewheel down hill back to the car met 3 young guys 1 day into a 20 day on the cape wrath trail.

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stob mhic bheathain 001.jpg
parking area
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the way ahead
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eastern cairn
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western cairn
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sub 2 k cairn
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ardgour corbetts
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Re: A graham and a sub 2k from cona glen

Postby Johnny Corbett » Mon Aug 11, 2014 3:20 pm

Been looking at this route for when i'm next at Onich so good to see you can bike the Glen. Not sure about the river crossing though :shock:
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Re: A graham and a sub 2k from cona glen

Postby malky_c » Mon Aug 11, 2014 3:24 pm

Nice one - great area :)

Johnny Corbett wrote:Been looking at this route for when i'm next at Onich so good to see you can bike the Glen. Not sure about the river crossing though :shock:


If the water level is low (you'll be lucky right now :shock: ), you can go slightly further upstream and cross on some nice slabs. Part of the river goes into some potholes and you get a natural bridge for some of it:
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Re: A graham and a sub 2k from cona glen

Postby rockhopper » Mon Aug 11, 2014 9:25 pm

Haven't yet got into this area, Robert, so this is very useful - will keep it in mind for future planning - cheers :)
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Re: A graham and a sub 2k from cona glen

Postby Collaciotach » Mon Aug 11, 2014 10:11 pm

Good stuff Robert and a bonnie Glen .

You should have given me a shout but with Sunart show on I was on the dram :D
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Re: A graham and a sub 2k from cona glen

Postby robertphillips » Thu Aug 14, 2014 7:05 am

colla still got some grahams left in ardgour will give you a shout when up that way.
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