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Ben Wyvis

Ben Wyvis


Postby tombombadilio » Sun Sep 16, 2018 7:37 pm

Route description: Ben Wyvis, near Garve

Munros included on this walk: Ben Wyvis

Date walked: 01/06/2018

Time taken: 4.5 hours

Distance: 13.9 km

Ascent: 981m

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Summit looking clear


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Views quickly gained


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First cairn, not the summit


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Pleasant but badly eroded plateau


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Ben Wyvis summit


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Coire na Feola to SE


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Summit pano, waiting for blue skies


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Finally clear skies


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Wildlife


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Scarring visible now


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Cracking views now to south


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Across Bealach Mor to Little Wyvis


Summary:
Straightforward there and back on initially overcast, mild summer's day. Midges at car park. Good path, badly eroded once on the plateau. Fell runner's returning met on ascent and numerous other walkers on descent. Some wildlife, birds? Absolutely still on summit, waited around for almost an hour for cloud to slowly blow through for views, but then some excellent but hazy views of glen to SW. Pleasant return through deciduous forest to car park.

Start: 06:59
Finish: 11:30
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