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Beinn Achaladair and Beinn a'Chreachain

Beinn Achaladair and Beinn a'Chreachain


Postby flipside » Mon Nov 07, 2016 1:50 pm

Route description: Beinn Achaladair and Beinn a'Chreachain

Munros included on this walk: Beinn a' Chreachain, Beinn Achaladair

Date walked: 06/11/2016

Time taken: 9 hours

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Good clear route, snow and ice did not help on the summits. White out conditions slowed things down with careful navigation checks. I had trouble locating Beinn Achaladair true summit and with 30/40mph winds I took a photo at 1036 cairn, 1038 sot height as indicated on my map and GPS and a thirds photo at the second cairn.

According to Steven Fallon

http://www.stevenfallon.co.uk/dorainmunros.html#

The second cairn is the true summit

Long hard day, 9 hours hill time 6 hours driving
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Last edited by flipside on Thu Dec 29, 2016 2:26 pm, edited 1 time in total.
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Re: Beinn Achaladair and Beinn a'Chreachain

Postby runforthehills » Tue Nov 08, 2016 11:22 am

howdy flipside, good to meet you the other day between Achaladair and a'Chreachain!

Think I had my fill of camping in sub zero blizzards for a while! although the tent was great :D

Next day I was up the top of Mhanach by 930am so nice way to start the day, the approach you described was grand, from a distance I saw a substantial railway bridge over Allt Kinglass and thought of you!

So I will be on the look out for my first proper winter walk when the snow sets in!

Cheers
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