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7 AND 0 on beinn a'ghlo

7 AND 0 on beinn a'ghlo


Postby JB likes a beer » Mon Oct 18, 2010 6:13 pm

Route description: Beinn a'Ghlo

Munros included on this walk: Braigh Coire Chruinn-bhalgain, Carn Liath (Beinn a'Ghlo), Carn nan Gabhar

Date walked: 17/10/2010

Time taken: 8 hours

Distance: 22.8 km

Ascent: 1361m

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on our way to beinn a ghlo, to walk carn liath,braigh coire chruinn-bhalgain and my 70th munro carn nan gabhr. Alan s picked me up at 6 am and we headed over to pick up gammy leg, headed up the A9 through some bad fog and and were geared up and ready to go by 8am,we parked just over a cattle grid before loch moraig.
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view to carn liath from car park
we set off up the track towards carn liath we could see the huge scarrred path all the way to the top , we took to some boggy terrain after the bothy hut on our left
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alan s and gammy going through bog
alan s benifited from a 3 week break and powered off to the summit,soon me and gammy leg had the summit trig point in sight
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carn liath trig point
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alan s ,resting at summit cairn
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me at summit
gammy navigated us off the first and onto the second munro ,the path could be seen and the drop also after a short while
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gammy on path to 2nd
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me at 2nd
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me on 3rd
,the wind picked up and was carrying drizzle through the mist we got soaked to the skin,we headed back to the path and down through the glen at the base of beinn bheag ,we passed many deer on the hillside and could here the stags calling out,the path back to the track is really mucky
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alan s and gammy heading through glen
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my attempt at a zoomed in view of the deer haha
3hours later we are at the car a quick change into dry clothes and we head to pitlochry to the Moulin inn the 3 of us sit down for steak ,chips and an ice cold pint mmm :lol:
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Re: 7 AND 0 on beinn a'ghlo

Postby gammy leg walker » Mon Oct 18, 2010 7:11 pm

Nice wee report there JB,couple of cracking pics also,must admit it was a hard day with a long slog out,but at least the craick was brill
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Re: 7 AND 0 on beinn a'ghlo

Postby kinley » Mon Oct 18, 2010 7:13 pm

Looks better weather than Tyndrum :lol:

Looks like you had a laugh anyhoo 8)
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Re: 7 AND 0 on beinn a'ghlo

Postby JB likes a beer » Mon Oct 18, 2010 7:31 pm

gammy leg walker wrote:Nice wee report there JB,couple of cracking pics also,must admit it was a hard day with a long slog out,but at least the craick was brill


hi m8, yeah the walk back out wasnt much fun but laughed all the way back :lol:
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Re: 7 AND 0 on beinn a'ghlo

Postby Merry-walker » Mon Oct 18, 2010 7:33 pm

JB likes a beer wrote:sit down for steak ,chips and an ice cold pint mmm :lol:



mmmmm, er ahem, sorry....

brillo walk JB, one I really should do. Maybe take my caravan to this area... :thumbup:
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Re: 7 AND 0 on beinn a'ghlo

Postby JB likes a beer » Mon Oct 18, 2010 7:34 pm

kinley wrote:Looks better weather than Tyndrum :lol:

Looks like you had a laugh anyhoo 8)


hi kinley,weather started out nice until summit of first munro then our usual views surrounded us all day :lol:
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Re: 7 AND 0 on beinn a'ghlo

Postby JB likes a beer » Mon Oct 18, 2010 7:38 pm

Merry-walker wrote:
JB likes a beer wrote:sit down for steak ,chips and an ice cold pint mmm :lol:



mmmmm, er ahem, sorry....

brillo walk JB, one I really should do. Maybe take my caravan to this area... :thumbup:



thanks MW,the area is really nice, great places to visit and friendly people in the pubs ,it was minus 1 when we arrived so hope your caravan is warm :lol:
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Re: 7 AND 0 on beinn a'ghlo

Postby Merry-walker » Mon Oct 18, 2010 7:41 pm

it is, fully kitted out with the whole kit n kaboodle

I think I will go for for it :thumbup:
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Re: 7 AND 0 on beinn a'ghlo

Postby JB likes a beer » Mon Oct 18, 2010 7:44 pm

Merry-walker wrote:it is, fully kitted out with the whole kit n kaboodle

I think I will go for for it :thumbup:


theres loads to do in and around this area MW, you will enjoy it .good paths across these 3 but a long day out :D
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Re: 7 AND 0 on beinn a'ghlo

Postby Alan S » Mon Oct 18, 2010 11:14 pm

Good report there mate :D
JB likes a beer wrote:3hours later we are at the car a quick change into dry clothes

Dont think i will ever get that vision of gammy leg in the buff out of my head,im scarred for life :lol:
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Re: 7 AND 0 on beinn a'ghlo

Postby JB likes a beer » Tue Oct 19, 2010 7:54 am

alan s wrote:Good report there mate :D
JB likes a beer wrote:3hours later we are at the car a quick change into dry clothes

Dont think i will ever get that vision of gammy leg in the buff out of my head,im scarred for life :lol:


:lol: ,aye they two white corbets .think there was a boggy track between them :lol:
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Re: 7 AND 0 on beinn a'ghlo

Postby Merry-walker » Tue Oct 19, 2010 8:38 am

:lol: this is why I prefere to walk solo :wink:
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Re: 7 AND 0 on beinn a'ghlo

Postby gammy leg walker » Tue Oct 19, 2010 9:57 pm

JB likes a beer wrote:
alan s wrote:Good report there mate :D
JB likes a beer wrote:3hours later we are at the car a quick change into dry clothes

Dont think i will ever get that vision of gammy leg in the buff out of my head,im scarred for life :lol:


:lol: ,aye they two white corbets .think there was a boggy track between them :lol:




The only boggy track we saw was on the walk out,never had a boggy track in all my life,not even when the track between the two corbets is feeling sick
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Re: 7 AND 0 on beinn a'ghlo

Postby Merry-walker » Tue Oct 19, 2010 10:03 pm

not really sure what that means........ :eh:
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Re: 7 AND 0 on beinn a'ghlo

Postby FloozySuzie » Wed Oct 20, 2010 7:22 pm

Hahaha, eeh, yuck. :P
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