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Beinn a'Ghlo - snowy walk between Christmas and New Year

Beinn a'Ghlo - snowy walk between Christmas and New Year


Postby Petr Dakota » Fri Feb 13, 2015 8:44 pm

Route description: Beinn a'Ghlo

Munros included on this walk: Braigh Coire Chruinn-bhalgain, Carn Liath (Beinn a'Ghlo), Carn nan Gabhar

Date walked: 27/12/2014

Time taken: 8.08 hours

Distance: 25.05 km

Ascent: 1195m

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Blair Atholl Castle...Beinn a'Ghlo in bacground
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First Munro on the route: Carn Liath
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View from the 1st slope
:roll: :)
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Summit selfie - Carn Liath, 1st one done
:wink: 8)
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Somewhere ahead is Munro no.2, no visibility behind the ridge...
:wink:
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Silent winter view...
8)
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Looking back...
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clear view behind me
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Braigh Coire Chruinn-Bhalgain - the summit of Munro no.2
:)
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Snow, frost, wind...and me in the middle of nowhere
:crazy: :lol:
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...thank you my friend GPS
:lol: :roll: 8)
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Hurraaayyy !!! Visibility better again...between descent from no.2 and ascent to no.3
:clap: :)
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North view
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On the top, but not the summit yet
:? :roll:
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...another one
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...and the summit of Carn nan Gabhar finally ! Munro no.3
:D 8) :clap:
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view from the summit
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shortly clear...looking at the East side
:wink: 8)
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on the way back from summit
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...once again on East side
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frozen...ready to meet my friend Yeti
:lol: :D 8)
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Love the friendship of skye, sun, clouds, snow and mountains !
8) :D
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the way is chosen !
8)
Last edited by Petr Dakota on Wed May 10, 2017 9:21 pm, edited 1 time in total.
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Re: Beinn a'Ghlo - snowy walk between Christmas and New Year

Postby Petr Dakota » Sat Feb 14, 2015 3:40 am

Got back to my car in sunset time 8) :D
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Re: Beinn a'Ghlo - snowy walk between Christmas and New Year

Postby sebastian1976 » Sun Feb 15, 2015 9:43 am

Magic! Nice photos!
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Re: Beinn a'Ghlo - snowy walk between Christmas and New Year

Postby Petr Dakota » Sun Feb 15, 2015 5:56 pm

sebastian1976 wrote:Magic! Nice photos!
Thanks, nice photos in your winter trip too :clap:
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Re: Beinn a'Ghlo - snowy walk between Christmas and New Year

Postby Petr Dakota » Sun Feb 15, 2015 5:58 pm

Petr Dakota wrote:Got back to my car in sunset time 8) :D
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Re: Beinn a'Ghlo - snowy walk between Christmas and New Year

Postby onsen » Sun Feb 15, 2015 8:34 pm

Enjoyed. :thumbup:
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Re: Beinn a'Ghlo - snowy walk between Christmas and New Year

Postby Petr Dakota » Sun Feb 15, 2015 8:58 pm

onsen wrote:Enjoyed. :thumbup:

Glad that you enjoyed :wink: thanks :)
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Re: Beinn a'Ghlo - snowy walk between Christmas and New Year

Postby The Rodmiester » Mon Feb 16, 2015 7:07 pm

Another BIG day out in those conditions, cracking photographs, must get up there again this year. Your knocking them off now :clap: :clap: :D
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Re: Beinn a'Ghlo - snowy walk between Christmas and New Year

Postby Petr Dakota » Tue Feb 17, 2015 9:48 pm

The Rodmiester wrote:Another BIG day out in those conditions, cracking photographs, must get up there again this year. Your knocking them off now :clap: :clap: :D

Thank you Rod :) Sometime I am feeling like they are knocking me instead ! :lol:
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Re: Beinn a'Ghlo - snowy walk between Christmas and New Year

Postby dogplodder » Wed Feb 18, 2015 12:05 pm

Great walk with some good pics - especially like the second last. 8)
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Re: Beinn a'Ghlo - snowy walk between Christmas and New Year

Postby Petr Dakota » Wed Feb 18, 2015 1:36 pm

dogplodder wrote:Great walk with some good pics - especially like the second last. 8)

Thank you :) Your Torridon walk has some very nice photos...especially the Liathach :wink:
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Re: Beinn a'Ghlo - snowy walk between Christmas and New Year

Postby rockhopper » Sat Feb 21, 2015 1:24 am

A good walk for winter even if a bit "white" at times - the ridge makes for a nice walk albeit the walkout can seem never ending - cheers :)
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Re: Beinn a'Ghlo - snowy walk between Christmas and New Year

Postby Petr Dakota » Sat Feb 21, 2015 6:38 pm

rockhopper wrote:A good walk for winter even if a bit "white" at times - the ridge makes for a nice walk albeit the walkout can seem never ending - cheers :)

Thank you :)
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