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Glencoe Gem

Glencoe Gem


Postby chasmcc » Sat Nov 03, 2018 6:47 am

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

Date walked: 27/10/2018

Time taken: 5.5 hours

Distance: 12 km

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Nothing new with this walk but Glencoe and the Buachaille Etive Mor never fails to deliver and when you have the first snow of winter and clear blue sky then there are few places better for a mornings walk. Starting from Altnafeadh the tourist route up the corrie was straight forward on a good path covered with a light dusting off snow.

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View north from the corrie


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Heading towards Stob Dearg


It was great to get out of the corrie shadow and enjoy the sunshine and spectacular views as we head for the first top.

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Stob Dearg


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View across Rannoch


We were the first visitors to arrive at the summit cairn since the snow had arrived and the views were stunning. Turning south we headed along the ridge to Stob na Doire and then onto the second munro of Stob na Broige.

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Dropping down from Stob na Doire


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Final rise onto Stob na Broige


Our route saw us retracing our steps to the col south of Stob na Doire and head north down into Lairig Gartain for the return back to the car. A great day and looking forward another cracking winter.

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View north along the ridge from Stob na Broige


A short movie of our trip can be viewed here:

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Re: Glencoe Gem

Postby dogplodder » Sat Nov 03, 2018 12:35 pm

Stunning photos! :thumbup:
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