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Bidean in March still covered in snow

Bidean in March still covered in snow

Postby kazo » Sat May 02, 2015 6:49 pm

Munros included on this walk: Bidean nam Bian, Stob Coire Sgreamhach

Date walked: 22/03/2015

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Last minute decision after hectic time at work and university, although the equipment had been waiting ready for this moment for several weeks... 2 hours drive to Glencoe, camping overnight in my cosy shelter, warm meal, cup of tea... Time to bed to catch few hours slee before early start...
Started about 5:30... Beautifull day, nice cool weather, good visibility... Snow started above 400-450 m, very low for March..
Stable snow allowed me to enyoy Stob Corie nan Lochan, my favourite Bidean... Decided to go along the ridge and say hallow also to Stob Corie Sgreamhach, but worse and worse visibility force me to esacape just after my third munro...
Lost Valley after difficult on my own escape down took me safely back to the car park, where Three Sister were waiting for me as always...
Love that route...
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warmly welcomed by Three Sisters on return to the car park
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unforgetable Lost Valley
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clouds arived, forcing escape down to Lost Valley just after Stob Corie Sgreamhach
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Stob Corie Sgreamhach on the long way back
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Bidean at last!!!!
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on the way to the King :)
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Stob Corie nan Lochan
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time to gear up
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ground getting more difficult
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firs snow at about 400m
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below the snow level
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Three Sisters 5:30 AM
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overnight camp
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