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Beinn Maol Chaluim

Beinn Maol Chaluim


Postby The Rodmiester » Wed Aug 01, 2018 6:54 pm

Route description: Beinn Maol Chaluim, from Glen Etive

Corbetts included on this walk: Beinn Maol Chaluim

Date walked: 11/11/2017

Distance: 8 km

Ascent: 837m

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The club had booked the Blackrock cottage at the foot of Glencoe Mountain Resort road and overlooked by Buachaille Etive Mor for their weekend base. Saturdays target for the majority of members was to be Beinn Maol Chaluim a Corbett up Glen Etive and South of Bidean nam Bian. As you may have guessed I am on catch up with my last years reports hence the large amount of snow on the ground, this walk took place last November.

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The members cars at Blackrock Cottage
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Heading down Glen Etive filming was taking place on the South side of the river
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Ben Starav
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Stob na Broige (Buachaille Etive Mor)
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Starting off on the lower slopes of the Corbett, quite heavy going on the feint path
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Making our way up the slope with the gradient getting more gradual
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A pose from our now Ex President Moira
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Heading up to the rock band and with the snow level above
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A wee rest after quite a steep initial section
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Looking East we can see Buachaille Etive Beag, Buachaille Etive Mor and Creise on the right
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Coming across the rock band we saw from the lower slopes
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The Rock band which can be avoided on bothe ends and Loch Etive in the background
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Another wee rest to allow others to catch up and to take in the views
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Looking along the length of the summit ridge
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The seven of us at the summit cairn
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Quite cold and windy at this point, a quick descent to a more sheltered place for a tea break was called for
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Time for some more photographs , Bidean Nam Bian in the background
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Heading off down the long summit ridge
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Break time with a lovely view down the glen
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Back at the roadside we were welcomed by this fellow
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Re: Beinn Maol Chaluim

Postby Graeme D » Thu Aug 02, 2018 1:10 pm

Still get the heebies thinking about this hill! :crazy:
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Re: Beinn Maol Chaluim

Postby Gordie12 » Fri Aug 03, 2018 4:47 am

Some great photos and looks like a really interesting hill Rod.
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Re: Beinn Maol Chaluim

Postby The Rodmiester » Fri Aug 03, 2018 6:28 am

Gordie12 wrote:Some great photos and looks like a really interesting hill Rod.


Great vibes all around, lots of interest on the hill, good company, the summit ridge goes on a long way 😁
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