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beautiful Beinn Bhan

beautiful Beinn Bhan


Postby jacob » Wed Aug 19, 2015 8:15 pm

Route description: Beinn Bhan, near Kishorn

Corbetts included on this walk: Beinn Bhan

Date walked: 07/05/2015

Distance: 14 km

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Of all Scottish hills, Beinn Bhan immediately was one of my favourites. On the photos on this website I loved the "terrace lakes" as I called them, what I now know to be lochains.
So, May 2015, Beinn Bhan it would be. Turned out to be a long walk, on a, yes still beautiful hill. But the lochains......

(extra photos edited 19-01-2016)

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View towards Sgurr a Chaorachain


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half way up a familiar feathered friend.


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The weather is getting worse, as the view on the summit opens (after a lot of false summits)


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half way up means you still have a lot of walking to do


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First good view on a Chioch


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Beautiful mountain


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More of the same. Weather still harsh on us.


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But the lochains all hid behind the snow. And without walking sticks to feel where I'd be standing, I didn't dare getting any closer to the edge...


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The summit is unexpectedly flat like a boulder and slab covered footballfield.


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Summit cairn. Obviously.


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so time for the descent again. Very steep, no path visible, wet grass, snow, but no walking sticks. Quite tricky


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Once down after a quite frightening descend, ofcourse the weather brightens up completely


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Tired but happy, looking back on a magnificent mountain.


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The walk out is still quite long, but beautiful past a nice burn with some nice waterfalls.


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And finally,......the car. Finishing the day with a good meal in Lochcarron.
Last edited by jacob on Mon Dec 24, 2018 8:23 am, edited 3 times in total.
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Re: beautiful Beinn Bhan

Postby litljortindan » Thu Aug 20, 2015 10:26 pm

Great view on your second picture.
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Re: beautiful Beinn Bhan

Postby jacob » Fri Aug 21, 2015 8:11 am

Thank you. Bit dissapointed by the quality of the (newly bought) camera myself. But the harddisk in my head never forgets.
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