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The Stob Coire Easain line up !

The Stob Coire Easain line up !

Postby Petr Dakota » Sun May 10, 2015 2:59 pm

Route description: Stob Coire Easain and Stob a'Choire Mheadhoin

Munros included on this walk: Stob a'Choire Mheadhoin, Stob Coire Easain

Date walked: 18/11/2014

Time taken: 6.11 hours

Distance: 16.6 km

Ascent: 1194m

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After we met at Creise two weeks ago and exchanged our contacts, we arranged to do another Munros together with Ricky and his dog Solo. I chose Glen Spean area, got all essential info about the route, start point, parking etc. and prepared for the way. It was a week day, so I wanted finish early and get back home in the good time afternoon - it means to get there very early and start the walk in darkness as the daylight is shorter in November. :roll: I met Ricky and his dog Solo at Tesco car park before 3:30 am and then we continued together by my car. Heading the north via Stirling, Perth and Dalwhinie we left the A86 shortly after Loch Laggan reservoir. Used the narrow road we parked near An Dubh Lochan in darkness. Started the walk carefully around the little Loch with a torch in hand, we overcomed some wire fence and first short ascent...Then the daylight came finally and we were able to make some photos. 8) :D :wink:
Meall Cian Dearg ahead - first serious ascent on the route
:roll: :lol:
Ricky & Solo, our start point behind in the distance...
Steepy ascent, but with a path...Loch Treig and Stob Coire Sgriodain & Chno Dearg behind
Looking back...Loch Treig in the bottom
In the higher level finally...Stob a'Choire Mheadhoin ahead
The weather changed, in the wrong time - unfortunatelly near the summit...no view around
:( :roll: :?
The summit of Stob a'Choire Mheadhoin - 1st Munro done
Between two summits...looking ahead to the Stob Coire Easain. Weather changes many times during the way
Some clearer views in the lower level between two Munros. Stob Ban & Grey Corries
...and view of the other side with Loch Treig
Posing before the nice scenery of Grey Corries
2nd Munro - Stob Coire Easain summit...Ricky enjoying some refreshment
Summit photo together...nice cliff behind
the sky is changing still again
:roll: :)
The Corries from the descent
The view over the stream
Stob Ban and the Grey Corries from distance
Solo is leading us back to the car park
:lol: :D
Posing with the Grey Corries in the background...getting warmer in the lower level - jacket removed
8) :lol:
Looking back again. We decided this way via the slope angle to avoid some very boggy grounds in the bottom and some wind on the top
:roll: :wink: :)
Looks like Solo made this shot...but there was a big flat stone for the self-timer by camera
Closer back to the start point
Somewhere there is the car ( as we hoped ) over the Loch
:lol: :lol: :wink:
...and it was ! View over An Dubh Lochan from our parking place
:lol: 8) :D
Last edited by Petr Dakota on Fri Jun 09, 2017 7:43 pm, edited 1 time in total.
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Re: The Stob Coire Easain line up !

Postby Silverhill » Sun May 10, 2015 9:48 pm

Lovely hills, and you saw more than me! :crazy: :lol:
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