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Mirror Mirror on the wall, who is the prettiest of them all
by Mountainlove » Tue Mar 29, 2016 12:49 pm
Corbetts included on this walk: Beinn an Lochain
Date walked: 06/03/2016
Time taken: 3.45 hours8 people think this report is great. Register or Login free to be able to rate and comment on reports (as well as access 1:25000 mapping).
Parking my car like 2 weeks prior I geared up and made my way to the top. The weather was beautiful and made a huge difference to the gale force winds I had encountered the first time.
Climbing a hill the secodn time is always so much easier and this time the beautiful scenery made me stop often and stare. Could Beinn an Lochain turn out to be my favorite mountain?
I will let the pictures tell the story and if you have the chance, climb this beautiful hill in winter...its a beauty!
Beinn an Lochain from the west
On the way up, looking back
Panorama to the west
The walk ahead
The part which can be quite difficult
Check out the 2 climbers on their way down
On the steep part myself...pretty cool
The final part ahead
The Rest and be Thankful in the distance below
The Clyde, Arran and Ayrshire in the distance
Isle of Arran
View from the top
The way back down
Beinn Ime, Beinn Namain, The Cobbler etc
One of those reason why Ice axe and crampons are vital in snowy conditions
Climbers in the distance on their way up
Someone taking a group picture on Beinn Ime
The Cobbler across the valley
The Cobblers other top
by Petr Dakota » Tue Mar 29, 2016 1:31 pm
by HalfManHalfTitanium » Tue Mar 29, 2016 1:40 pm
Must get round to this one next time I am in the Arrochar area.
by dav2930 » Sat Apr 02, 2016 7:37 pm
Looks like somebody might have abseiled from that bit of tat in the rock with the karabiner hanging from it. Great report and stunning photos.
by Yorjick » Mon Apr 04, 2016 10:10 am
You seem to have a very powerful zoom to pick out such detail of the neighbouring peaks. Fantastic day! Fantastic photos! Fantastic report!
by jamesb63 » Mon Apr 04, 2016 10:59 am
Unlike the last time you were there
Its one I will have to do the views look great from it also looks a good climb
by Graeme D » Tue Apr 05, 2016 3:12 pm
This has been high on my to do list for years but still never got round to it! Must do better!
by Steven001 » Tue Apr 05, 2016 6:36 pm
by kevsbald » Wed Apr 06, 2016 12:39 pm
by Mal Grey » Fri Apr 08, 2016 11:27 am
by Alteknacker » Fri Apr 08, 2016 11:39 pm
Really excellent pics
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