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Cnoc a'Bhothain

Cnoc a'Bhothain


Postby Pastychomper » Mon Jul 22, 2019 1:25 pm

Date walked: 04/05/2019

Time taken: 2 hours

Distance: 5.1 km

Ascent: 210m

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Cnoc a'Bhothain (not a Marilyn but I don't think it cares) is a nice wee walk from the road with some good perspectives on this not-exactly-overpopulated landscape.

We started with the track that winds its way over the first (and steeper) half of the route.
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Track up

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Further up, looking back

I was surprised how much snow was still on Ben Loyal.
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At the top of the hill is a vaguely convex area with the mapped peak (according to my satnav) somewhere in a dip between several rocky lumps. We duly stood on each of the highest-looking rocks and took pictures from what I'm pretty sure was the highest.

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SSW - Be(in)ns Stumanadh & Loyal
Excuse the dusty lens... :oops:
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A bit of Borgie Forest in the northwest (zoomed)
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N across Loch Stephan and others
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East - Griams just about making in an appearance



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