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Creise and Meall a' Bruiridh - 2nd time lucky!

Creise and Meall a' Bruiridh - 2nd time lucky!


Postby Brendanw » Mon Mar 27, 2017 6:09 pm

Route description: Creise and Meall a'Bhuiridh from the Ski centre

Munros included on this walk: Creise, Meall a'Bhuiridh

Date walked: 26/03/2017

Time taken: 5.55 hours

Distance: 10.5 km

Ascent: 1117m

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Having tried these hills a few weeks ago to be met with a complete lack of visibility in low cloud / fog, I tried again yesterday and couldn't have had a better day for it - glorious blue skies and visibility as far as the eye could see!

Plateau.jpg
View towards Meall a' Bruiridh - couldn't see 5 yards in front of me from this spot last week!


Heading up Meall first.jpg
Steep and snowy heading up Meall a' Bruiridh


Heading up Meall 2.jpg
View from the route up Meall a' Bruiridh, with Ben Nevis clear in the distance


Top of Meall.jpg
Stunning views from the top of Meall a' Bruiridh


Top of Meall 2.jpg
Top of Meall a' Bruiridh


Col view from Meall.jpg
The col between Meall a' Bruiridh and Creise looked a lot steeper than expected!


Up Col towards Creise.jpg
It was a helluva steep climb from the col up to the Creise ridge!


View along ridge to Creise.jpg
Final ridge walk to the Creise summit


Top of Creise.jpg
Top of Creise with Meall a' Bruiridh in the background - slightly depressing to think I still had to re-climb that 200m back up Meall a' Bruiridh!!
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Re: Creise and Meall a' Bruiridh - 2nd time lucky!

Postby Mal Grey » Mon Mar 27, 2017 8:54 pm

Great photos.

Annoyingly we missed out on Creise due to an attack of "couldn't be bothered" that day after a long slog through snow to M a' B...
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Re: Creise and Meall a' Bruiridh - 2nd time lucky!

Postby litljortindan » Tue Mar 28, 2017 2:27 pm

I like your 4th photo -looks like an infinity of hills on the horizon.
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