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Top 100, Beinn Tulaichean (and Cruach Ardrain)

Top 100, Beinn Tulaichean (and Cruach Ardrain)


Postby blanchie » Sat Oct 03, 2015 5:55 pm

Route description: Cruach Ardrain and Beinn Tulaichean

Munros included on this walk: Beinn Tulaichean, Cruach Ardrain

Date walked: 03/10/2015

Time taken: 4.75 hours

Distance: 12.5 km

Ascent: 1025m

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The clue is in the picture:
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The cairn of Beinn Tulaichean.


Ok that was my 'top' 100! Chuffed, as only really been climbing for the last 5 years.

A strenuous pathless hike up the Beinn with lovely views down to Loch Voil.

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Finally the top with the curiously numbered cairn!

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Onwards to number 101, Cruach Ardrain. I thought about savouring the moment and leaving this hill out, but it was too tempting.

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Literally the only wildlife that I saw all day, this hawk wasn't particularly bothered as I passed by. Several photos later and a closer squint at it, it turned out to be made of plastic! Not sure what it was doing by the hydro intake....

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Looking forward to the next 100 now!
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Re: Top 100, Beinn Tulaichean (and Cruach Ardrain)

Postby rockhopper » Sun Oct 04, 2015 11:32 am

congratulations on your century :clap: - cheers :)
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Re: Top 100, Beinn Tulaichean (and Cruach Ardrain)

Postby simon-b » Sun Oct 04, 2015 8:16 pm

Well done on getting to 100, Blanchie. You saw more than I did from Cruach Ardrain.
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Re: Top 100, Beinn Tulaichean (and Cruach Ardrain)

Postby Silverhill » Mon Oct 05, 2015 9:30 pm

Congratulations for reaching your 100th munro. :clap: Good luck for the rest!
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Re: Top 100, Beinn Tulaichean (and Cruach Ardrain)

Postby SecretSquirrel » Mon Oct 05, 2015 9:47 pm

I'll add my congratualtions!

Seeing your photograph looking down Loch Voil reminded me well of the climb up Beinn Tulaichean. Pathless climbs between crags are fun. Route finding your way up then getting confirmation of your choices when you reach a top and from nowhere find a good path leading to the summit.

Well done on the 100 :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:

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blanchie wrote:The clue is in the picture:


lol very nicely done ... I didn't notice that on my first view :lol:
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