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Cold and frosty on Bynack More and Bynack Beg

Cold and frosty on Bynack More and Bynack Beg

Postby The Rodmiester » Tue Feb 26, 2013 10:43 pm

Route description: Bynack More from Glenmore

Munros included on this walk: Bynack More

Date walked: 23/02/2013

Time taken: 5.5 hours

Distance: 19.7 km

Ascent: 899m

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Club Meet from Feshiebridge bunkhouse, we decided the night before that we would do Bynack More. The five of us started off from the carpark just beyond the Glenmore Lodge training centre at 0855hrs, it was very cold but dry, no sun but slightly overcast and with hardly any wind. The good walking track takes you through the old pinewood forest towards the Ryvoan Bothy, not hanging about we quickly came to the signposted junction, see photographs.

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Starting off at the car park
Signposted track follow the arrow
Heading off through the pine woods at a brisk pace
Easy walking, lovely setting
Frozen An Lochan Uaine
We take the right fork to go to Bynack More
Looking up Strath Nethy
They had not built this pathway when I was here last in 1996, it's a lot easier and dryer now, great stuff.
First sigh of the two summits of Bynack Mor on the left and Bynack Beg on the right
Last time I missed out Bynack Beg, not this time!
About 850m time for the crampons, gradient much steeper and the snow covering is hard
Off we go heading for the summit
Enjoying this, it's fine, hardly any wind, but very cold
Getting near the top
Posing at the summit cairn
More posing
Ice sculptures on Bynack Beg summit stones
Coming down again
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