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A Ghlas Beinn without the Falls

A Ghlas Beinn without the Falls


Postby scotdavid63 » Sat Jul 21, 2018 3:06 pm

Route description: A Ghlas Bheinn and the Falls of Glomach

Munros included on this walk: A' Ghlas-bheinn

Date walked: 17/07/2018

Time taken: 4.5 hours

Distance: 14 km

Ascent: 1007m

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After a shocking night in the tent at Moyles camp site in Glenelg (thanks to bringing the second dog) we were hardly up for anything and def not trying to get Fhada done with this one, the drop of 600m back to the fork in the path was a complete non starter despite the easy walk in.
Weather started nicely but once we got up to 750m or so, Fhada disappeared, wind got up and it got bloody cold so we decided to pick a smart route off. No point in heading to the falls in grim weather.

So, summary notes on this walk only. We went up the Gleann Choinneachain to give us the option of doing this one or Fhada. It's an easy walk until after the ford before the path forks left to AGB and right to Fhada.
AGB has several false summits and the conditions made the top a bit less than enjoyable.

A Mhuc is the feature on the map to aim for though to get an easy way off. Gentle contours and brings you out right beside the bridge at the edge of the forestry plantation, then it's a track out.

Looking forward to trying Fhada on a nicer day :)
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