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Easian but not the other

Easian but not the other

Postby icemandan » Fri Nov 26, 2010 12:24 am

Munros included on this walk: Stob a' Choire Mheadhoin

Date walked: 21/11/2010

Time taken: 6 hours

Distance: 14 km

Ascent: 1131m

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Another grey morning. Set off along the long wet ridge of Creag Fhiaclach. All dark brown moor and black bog towards the distant beacon of Meall Cian Dearg.
Meall Cian Dearg.jpg
. The weather began to brighten and the sun broke through.

The Short scrambly path up Meall Cian Dearg, glazed with ice in parts. A few nervous moments. Soon emerged into ice and thin snow.
Snowy ridge.jpg

It started clouding over again and Loch Laggan disappeared
Loch Laggan.jpg

Eventually we arrived at the ice encrusted cairn at the top of Stob a Choire Meadhoin
Stob Summit.jpg

Too late in the day for Easain so headed back down. The sun came out and we got some fantastic light conditions.
Sun and Snow.jpg

And some good gnarled textures on Sgriodan
Textures - Loch Treig.jpg

Didn't fancy the icy scramble on the way down so contoured round, getting great views of the Grey Corries in the gathering gloom.
Grey Corries and Sgurr Ban.jpg

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Re: Easian but not the other

Postby rockhopper » Fri Dec 03, 2010 1:18 pm

Seem to have missed this one the first time round iceman - looks like you get the same problem as me, cloud obscuring the views on the summits.

icemandan wrote:The sun came out and we got some fantastic light conditions

You can get some great light at this time of year and shooting into the sun can make it very dramatic - nice sun and snow picture 8)
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Re: Easian but not the other

Postby malky_c » Fri Dec 03, 2010 2:07 pm

:D You were right - this was the best of the 3!
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