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Ben Lawers

Ben Lawers


Postby past my sell by date » Mon Dec 31, 2018 7:13 pm

Munros included on this walk: An Stuc, Ben Lawers, Meall Garbh (Ben Lawers), Meall Greigh

Date walked: 07/06/1994

Time taken: 6.5 hours

Distance: 14.9 km

Ascent: 1544m

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Parking on the A827 beside Loch Tay is a major problem but we managed to find a field gateway near the start of the ascent to Meall Greig. We knew that there were gentians on Ben Lawers and almost immediately we found some blue flowers that I had never seen elsewhere and these were they :D
From Meall Greig we continued over Meall Garbh and the Stuc to Ben Lawers . The broad ridge down from the Summit must be a wonderful ski run in the right conditions and proved an easy descent in early June. here are the photos:-
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Looking towards the main summit from Meall Greig
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On Meall Garbh - the Stuc in Front and Ben Lawers at the back
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Looking down from the 928m Col before Creag nan Fhithich to Lochan nan Cat
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Summit of Ben Lawers loooking back the waty we had come
We stayed at the Weem hotel where the lovely landlady had exactly the same accent as Anna Cartaret in Juliet Bravo :lol: :lol: We did the WH Vorlich - Stuc a Chroin circuit next day
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