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
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.
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Warning Please note that hillwalking when there is snow lying requires an ice-axe, crampons and the knowledge, experience and skill to use them correctly. Summer routes may not be viable or appropriate in winter. See winter information on our skills and safety pages for more information.