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Beautiful inversion view from Beinn Dorain & Dothaidh

Beautiful inversion view from Beinn Dorain & Dothaidh


Postby Petr Dakota » Thu Feb 26, 2015 9:39 pm

Route description: Beinn Dorain and Beinn an Dothaidh, Bridge of Orchy

Munros included on this walk: Beinn an Dothaidh, Beinn Dorain

Date walked: 24/11/2014

Time taken: 6 hours

Distance: 15 km

Ascent: 1220m

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The target of the day: Beinn Dorain from distance, on the road to Bridge of Orchy
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Sunrise around Beinn Dorain on start
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on the path up...seems to be misty there
:?
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...confirmed: misty ! Continued the way with hope of change...
:roll:
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The summit of Beinn an Dothaidh
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...and the "view" from summit, decided to wait a while as I hoped in the weather forecast - expected clear view around 10:00-11:00 am ( Ben Nevis zoomed in the background )
:? 8)
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getting better...with an inversion
:clap: 8) :)
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Walking from Beinn an Dothaidh to Beinn Dorain...here is !
:D
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...back in the junction between them - Bridge of Orchy down there
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Ben Nevis from distance @ 40 miles - zoomed
8)
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...and total zoom !
:lol:
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Cairn on top of Beinn Dorain, but not summit yet
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Beinn Dorain summit ahead
:D
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view of the west side with road on bottom
8)
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...another one
:) :wink:
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view from Beinn Dorain - two rail viaducts below in half-circle
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coloured-shaded with sun and clouds
8)
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east-southern view
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Summit of Beinn Dorain
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Self timer made it again
:D
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another cairn on the top of Beinn Dorain
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Memorial on the descent
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descending and looking back - Beinn Dorain from bottom
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Finished in the right time...looking back - the hills are in clouds again - no visibility now...happy for the timing of visibility on top
:D :roll: :lol: :wink:
Last edited by Petr Dakota on Fri Feb 17, 2017 8:54 pm, edited 2 times in total.
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Petr Dakota
Mountain Walker
 
Posts: 1139
Munros:242   Corbetts:27
Grahams:8   Donalds:4
Sub 2000:3   Hewitts:16
Wainwrights:9   
Joined: Sep 3, 2014
Location: North Lanarkshire

Re: Beautiful inversion view from Beinn Dorain & Dothaidh

Postby Petr Dakota » Thu Feb 26, 2015 9:46 pm

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Driving home and stoped for another pics of Beinn Dorain from distance
:D
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Re: Beautiful inversion view from Beinn Dorain & Dothaidh

Postby Petr Dakota » Sun Mar 01, 2015 12:41 am

Some more photos:
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Posts: 1139
Munros:242   Corbetts:27
Grahams:8   Donalds:4
Sub 2000:3   Hewitts:16
Wainwrights:9   
Joined: Sep 3, 2014
Location: North Lanarkshire

Re: Beautiful inversion view from Beinn Dorain & Dothaidh

Postby dogplodder » Sun Mar 01, 2015 7:53 am

Great photos - some look like they were taken from the air! :D
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Re: Beautiful inversion view from Beinn Dorain & Dothaidh

Postby Petr Dakota » Sun Mar 01, 2015 11:09 am

dogplodder wrote:Great photos - some look like they were taken from the air! :D

Thank you, the air was enjoyable :D
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Sub 2000:3   Hewitts:16
Wainwrights:9   
Joined: Sep 3, 2014
Location: North Lanarkshire

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