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My first time looking down on Glen Coe, in the Autumn

My first time looking down on Glen Coe, in the Autumn


Postby kirstyfc » Wed Apr 22, 2020 11:48 pm

Route description: Buachaille Etive Mòr

Date walked: 19/10/2019

Distance: 13 km

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Not much chat from me in this report – I’ll let the pictures do the talking :)

It was my first time out to the mountains in over a month and I was looking forward to doing it in the Autumn for the first time. I was going with my brother and he picked out Stob Dearg and Stob Na Broige, so it would also be my first time doing some Munros in Glen Coe, having been through it in the car many times.

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Ben Lomond looking handsome as always from the car

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Today's mission!

We got to the car park around 10am and it was overcast with a bit of sun. There was clear path up the col, and we got up without too much difficulty, apart from a sore slide on my bum.

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Heading up

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Looking back down over what we'd done

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Topped out and looking over to Stob Na Broige

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Heading up to Stob Dearg - a few people almost camouflaged

After reaching a flat between Stob Dearg and Stob Na Broige, it was left to climb up to the top of Stob Dearg. It was very windy and there was a bit of snowfall but everything around was looking good. Without too much trouble we got to the top.

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The wonderful views from the top - I loved the Autumn light

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Looking over to Rannoch Moor - I've done a few Munros in this area and I love how many angles I've now seen it from

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Cloud just in time for my picture!

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Cleared :)

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It's called mountain fashion :)

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Industrial strength hairspray :)

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The rocky top

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Looking down

It was now time to head over to Stob Na Broige.

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Next up!

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Looking back down over what we'd done

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It was cloudy on this one but we can’t have it all.

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Still thumbs up :)

We started heading back and then it cleared again. “Can we go back to the top?” “No” said my brother.

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The way down

When we got to the bottom it was then a loooong walk back over to the car. I hate this part!!

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But how beautiful?! :)
kirstyfc
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