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Happy New year from tyndrum

Happy New year from tyndrum


Postby Coop » Mon Jan 01, 2018 3:18 pm

Route description: Beinn Odhar, Beinn Chaorach and Cam Chreag from Tyndrum

Corbetts included on this walk: Beinn Odhar

Date walked: 01/01/2018

Time taken: 3.1 hours

Distance: 8 km

Ascent: 700m

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New years day and a short walk was planned.
Hadn't planned on all 3 in this circuit but 2 maybe today
Left the car at the old visitors centre and headed up the WHW until the railway bridge. Hang a right and the muddy plod began until it became a snowy plod.

Highlight was 6 deer on the way up

Wasn't sure if there was a substantial cairn or not but there were a few boulders stuck together with ice and I made it 901m. That'll do

Wasn't going any further today as conditions were poor on the summit.
Glad I didn't as the snow came on quite heavily as I descended.

Lowlight on the way down was 4 or 5 slips on my erse :D

Time to throw everything into the car- quick scrape of the windscreen and a really slow drive to Crianlarich- really slow!!

Cheers to Beinn Odhar- I'll be back to see your 2 pals.

Whichever hill or mountain you're on in 2018 have a great time and enjoy.
May the views be with you.
Coop
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