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Sunny Midweek Double Delight :)

Sunny Midweek Double Delight :)

Postby dooterbang » Wed Sep 12, 2018 1:46 pm

Route description: Buachaille Etive Mor

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

Date walked: 26/07/2018

Time taken: 4 hours

Distance: 14 km

Ascent: 1400m

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Glencoe truly is magnificent but it can be very crowded, especially on weekends! Thankfully I have days off during the week so I set off one Thursday in blazing heat to walk the iconic Big Bookil - Stob na Broige (Buachaille Etive Mor)
Stob Dearg (Buachaille).

On arrival the car park wasn't too bad - happy days :) I crossed the bridge and headed up the rocky gully, it wasn't long before I reached the bealach. I headed left for the short climb to Stog Dearg. I was in no rush today so after sumitting I found a nice seclyded spot and sunbathed for an hour, I would do the same on Stob na Broige 8)

The ridge to Stob Dearg is long and enticing, a beautiful walk with stunning 360deg views :D Had the summit of Stob Dearg all to myself :D Spent an hour staring down Loch Etive before making my way off the mountain via the glen. Once back at the bridge crossing the river I decided to finish the day with a cool dip 8) A great walk...when sunny and quiet :)

The route ahead

The Wee Bookil



Big Bookil Summit

Ridge to Stob na Broige

Returning via the glen

Cool down :D

Managed to drive home before the madness of rush hour traffic!! A great wee day out :)
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