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burn in spate

burn in spate

Postby rossjclark » Mon Feb 20, 2017 11:41 pm

Route description: Beinn a'Chaorainn and Beinn Teallach

Munros included on this walk: Beinn a' Chaorainn (Glen Spean), Beinn Teallach

Date walked: 16/02/2017

Distance: 16 km

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Did this clockwise (Beinn Teallach first) and pleased I did. The burn was in spate and impossible to cross at the lower end, which would have made for a frustrating end to the day, Instead, I had to walk up the glen almost as far as the bealach before double-backing and approaching Beinn Teallach from the north. Summit ridge of Beinn a'Chaorainn, suprisingly given the forecast, was partially clear, though mist quickly came down and I was then in cloud almost the whole way down. Does anyone else think that the southern peak (rather than the middle peak) should be the munro? OS has the middle peak three metres higher, though I would have had it the other way round
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Re: burn in spate

Postby Sgurr » Tue Feb 21, 2017 4:22 pm

You may have been mislead by the cairn being bigger on the S top. Hill bagging is usually correct

http://www.hill-bagging.co.uk/mountaind ... php?rf=675
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