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Creise and Meall a'Bhuiridh

Creise and Meall a'Bhuiridh


Postby ikt68 » Mon May 03, 2010 6:44 pm

Route description: Creise and Meall a'Bhuiridh from the Ski centre

Munros included on this walk: Creise, Meall a'Bhuiridh

Date walked: 03/05/2010

Time taken: 5 hours

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Due to visions of Bank Holiday hell on the roads, I perhaps overcompensated and left Clackmannanshire before 6am, and was setting off from the ski centre at 7.30am(!).

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Fairly straighforward ascent of Meall a'Bhuiridh via Creag Dhubh, although weather started to close in a bit toward the summit. Was glad I'd kept my winter gear packed; big furry gloves were a lifesaver.

View toward Criese

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Meall a'Bhuiridh summit :
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Visibility was getting poorer and I did consider turning back, but decided to press on.
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Crossing the ridge towards Creise was straighforward apart from the last 6 feet which was steep and icy. I

A lot of cornicing above Coire an Easain
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Clouds lifted for a short while :
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Looking back towards Meall a'Bhuiridh
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Creise summit
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