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Buachaille Etive Mor

Buachaille Etive Mor


Postby yesper » Wed Jun 06, 2018 8:10 am

Route description: Buachaille Etive Mor

Munros included on this walk: Stob Dearg (Buachaille Etive Mor), Stob na Broige (Buachaille Etive Mor)

Date walked: 05/06/2018

Time taken: 8 hours

Distance: 15.54 km

Ascent: 1127m

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Weather forecasts suggested that the visibility would be good today from around noon, and it turned out to be a good day with fantastic views. When I arrived at the first munro it was still covered in clouds, but they lifted during the next hour.

Snow patches at the top of Coire na Tulaich and Coire Altruim forced me to do some short detours that required some extra care. I guess the snow patches soon will be gone.

Route:

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Pictures:
SnowpatchAtTheTopOfCoirenaTulaich.jpg
Snow patch at the top of Coire na Tuliach blocking the normal path up, I had to do a little awkward scrambling to the left to get up the final short but steep section

MeAndStobDeargSummitCairn.jpg
First munro today, Stob Dearg

RidgeToStobnaDoire.jpg
The way ahead from Stob Dearg: the ridge leading to Stob na Doire

lookingdowncoirenatulaich.jpg
Looking down Coire na Tulaich

RidgeBackToStobDeargFromStobnaDoire.jpg
Looking back from Stob na Doire: the ridge walked from Stob Dearg

MeAndStobnabroige.jpg
Second munro of today, Stob na Bròige
FromStobNaBroigeWithRidgeAndRannochMoor.jpg
From Stob na Bròige back along the ridge and over Rannoch Moor

BuachailleEtiveMorPortrait.jpg
Portrait photo from car park


Times from car park:
1:45 Bealach over Coire na Tulaich
2:10 Stob Dearg (stayed for an hour while the visibility improved)
3:10 Leaving Stob Dearg
3:35 Back at bealach over Coire na Tulaich
3:55 Start of climb to Stob na Doire
4:15 Stob na Doire
4:30 Bealach, start of climb to Stob Coire Altruim
5:10 Stob na Bròige
6:25 On the path down Coire Altruim (after a detour to bypass snow patch)
7:10 Reach the path in Lairig Gartain
7:55 Bach in car park
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yesper
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