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Bla bheinn - Our first munro

Bla bheinn - Our first munro


Postby russie » Thu Aug 05, 2010 8:08 am

Route description: Bla Bheinn (Blaven)

Munros included on this walk: Bla Bheinn

Date walked: 13/07/2010

Time taken: 6 hours

Distance: 9 km

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Spent a great day ascending Bla bheinn me and my wife's first munro fantastic views at summit well worth the effort!!
Weather was good on the day as we were thwarted the day before by rain and low cloud over summit.
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Cloud over summit of Bla bheinn july 10.JPG
Bla bheinn our goal for the day
Fabulous views overlooking the red cuillin mountain range from Bla bheinn jul 10.JPG
red cuillin
the red cuillins from Bla bheinn Jul 10.JPG
the red cuillin
Stunning views from the summit all around worth the effort.JPG
summit view
Another stunning view from the summit of Bla bheinn Jul 10.JPG
the views from the summit simply stunning
At last ! Sylv on the summit of Bla Bheinn Tues 13th July 2010.JPG
at last! the summit trig point the cairn just to the left
Sylv approaching the summit Jul 10.JPG
Sylvia nearing the summit
Sylv steadily climbing up towards summit of Bla bheinn forever upward!!.JPG
scree covered slopes
Higher up and views begin to open up Bla bheinn jul 10.JPG
during the ascent the views start opening up
Start of the real climbing Bla bheinn Jul 10.JPG
the real ascent starts from the grassy col
Next day second attempt to climb Bla bheinn Jul 10.JPG
ascending lower slopes
Mountain stream running down from Bla bheinn Jul 10.JPG
start of the ascent
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Re: Bla bheinn - Our first munro

Postby Stretch » Thu Aug 05, 2010 9:34 am

Congrats on your first munro, this is a real gem to start with!
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Re: Bla bheinn - Our first munro

Postby blueyed » Thu Aug 05, 2010 10:32 am

well done, now as you already did the first one, I am looking forward to see pictures from more munros:)
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Re: Bla bheinn - Our first munro

Postby HighlandSC » Thu Aug 05, 2010 11:21 am

Very nice :D

This one's at the top of my hit list next next time I get to Skye
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Re: Bla bheinn - Our first munro

Postby Alan S » Thu Aug 05, 2010 1:40 pm

Not bad for you first munro 8)
This still has to be my favourite,thanks for the pics :)
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Re: Bla bheinn - Our first munro

Postby russie » Tue Aug 10, 2010 7:38 pm

thanks for your kind replies it was a lovely mountain and not having the experience of having climbed a munro before i was wondering whether you more experienced munro walkers would rate Bla bheinn in relation to difficuilty compared to other munro's, it would give me and my wife a good idea of what is possible and not possible at the moment.
regards russ
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Re: Bla bheinn - Our first munro

Postby bobdixson » Fri Sep 03, 2010 11:36 am

Well done, we will hopefully following in your footsteps in a couple of week's time.

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Re: Bla bheinn - Our first munro

Postby walk aboot » Fri Sep 03, 2010 1:08 pm

Wow, great photos (love the second one) 8) .
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