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Beinn Bhuidhe take 2

Beinn Bhuidhe take 2

Postby Collaciotach » Wed Mar 18, 2015 11:28 pm

Munros included on this walk: Beinn Bhuidhe

Date walked: 18/03/2015

Time taken: 6 hours

Distance: 18 km

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Tha mi air ais a sgriobhaidh :D

We have had a busy Winter so far with 8 Munro's completed in a mixture of weather. This was to be our second attempt at Beinn Bhuidhe in as many weeks after been beaten by waist deep snow in the Coire / Gorge two weeks past

No such issues today we hoped :D

Cycled into the place where you leave the bikes ,interestingly I fail to see how cycles can affect a woodland that has a track through it and which is more likely to be getting harmed by the sheep that are so evidently hefted within the fence :? ... resisted the temptation to take the bike through because I could not be arsed :wink:

Used the trad route , left hand path up the gorge which was fine if no a wee bit eroded only one stretch which was tricky to the left of the waterfall with wet snow and at a steep gradient which required axe work .


Once over that onto the moine , a quick look at the hydro track being bulldozed up the hill then up the gully onto the ridge to the summit side of the 901m point...... all easy enough going :D

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Cumaidh sinn air an druim ..we kept to the ridge point ,some grand views to the summit and quickly gained height ,good sunshine although hazy

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Aonach druim ..steep rises and wee bit care used micros and axe to pull up the slope but a bit overkill going up with good boot purchase

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Bha sinn air a cárn mu dheidhinn da air fhichead ... stayed at carn for about 40mins catching warm sun and taking lunch before heading off over the 901m top

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Steep decent through wee gullies and creagan but a good way off this steep beinn and lands you at the sheep fang close to the boarded dwelling place .

All in all a tough wee hill ...... cha bith mi air ais :wink:

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Cheerie a nis
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Re: Beinn Bhuidhe take 2

Postby PeteR » Wed Mar 18, 2015 11:43 pm

Some nice shots of this hill :clap:

Took me three attempts to get to its summit, and then all I enjoyed was clag :roll: Certainly looks impressive with the remnants of snow clinging on :D
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Re: Beinn Bhuidhe take 2

Postby colingray8 » Thu Mar 19, 2015 8:37 am

Did this hill on Sunday past with very similar conditions although we walked the whole route. It was a busy place on Sunday with walkers from a few clubs out. A fine day to enjoy a fine hill. One I would do again.
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Re: Beinn Bhuidhe take 2

Postby Beaner001 » Thu Mar 19, 2015 10:03 am

Nice trip Colla, the ridge up to summit looks fine in the snowy conditions.
How did An Cu get on while you cycled? Does he just trot along beside you? Im contemplating a bike but im sure my two would do their upmost to get right under the wheels :lol:
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Re: Beinn Bhuidhe take 2

Postby litljortindan » Thu Mar 19, 2015 10:16 pm

Looks a fine walk. Love the picture of your dog surveying the route ahead.
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