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Buidhe Bheinn, from Glen Shiel on a very hot day

Buidhe Bheinn, from Glen Shiel on a very hot day


Postby The Rodmiester » Mon Oct 29, 2018 11:21 am

Corbetts included on this walk: Buidhe Bheinn

Date walked: 25/05/2018

Distance: 14.8 km

Ascent: 1397m

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I was intending to do this Corbett on the way to meeting up with Mountain Thyme at the Glenelg camping site and although the shortest way is from the South I decided that as I was passing through Glenshiel I would start at the Saddle and South Gleshiel car park alongside the A87.

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The starting point not far from the parking area walking towards the road bridge over the river
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A path takes you alongside the riverbank where you cross over at this bridge
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The path high above the burn which is just a trickle after such a dry spell. It's midday and it's getting pretty hot
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Climbing high up towards Bealach Duibh Leac
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The ridge where I was to be heading after crossing the burn. Think a fill up of water is needed its getting hotter. The water is actually warm as it travels over the sun heated rocks.
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Sgurr na Sgine and Faochag
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One of the last patches of snow
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Following the stone dyke
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A well worn path parallel to the dyke towards the Sgurr a' Bhac Chaolais 885m
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Summit cairn in view .Until recently this top was considered to be the actual summit of the Corbett
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Plenty more climbing required to gain the actual summit, Hard going in hot conditions
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That's it approaching ,but more climbing required. More water required, I'm drinking it too fast there is none until I get back to the burn
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Made it with a little water to spare, now to get back to the burn over quite a few climbs
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Looking over the terrain I had to return over to get back to the bealach.
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Re: Buidhe Bheinn, from Glen Shiel on a very hot day

Postby kevsbald » Tue Oct 30, 2018 8:59 pm

Got the impression you were thirsty. :clap:
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Re: Buidhe Bheinn, from Glen Shiel on a very hot day

Postby The Rodmiester » Tue Oct 30, 2018 9:11 pm

kevsbald wrote:Got the impression you were thirsty. :clap:


Ha ha ha kevsbald, I've been very laxed in getting my reports done, presently laid up do getting down to getting some done.
The outstanding memories of this hill was one, the length and the amount of ascent and two, the heat and me running out of fluid, none available on the summit. :lol:
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