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Beinn a Chochuill and Beinn Eunaich

Beinn a Chochuill and Beinn Eunaich


Postby blanchie » Fri Apr 18, 2014 7:50 pm

Route description: Beinn a'Chochuill and Beinn Eunaich

Munros included on this walk: Beinn a'Chochuill, Beinn Eunaich

Date walked: 18/04/2014

Time taken: 5.5 hours

Distance: 13.5 km

Ascent: 1221m

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Weather: Peerless. Clear blue skies, no wind.
Why: Not a lot happening on the work front. Awesome weather.
Whither: From Castles Farm, anti-clockwise route. Decided to get the steep stuff done early and struck up Beinn Eunaich. That was ok if pathless, but when I got that out of the way, the hill went on forever! I don't mind saying it was a real mental battle to get to the first top. Once that was sorted, I was able to thoroughly enjoy the rest of the walk. Views to what I think is 5 finger gully on Ben N and of course the back of Cruachan were outstanding. Heading back off Chocuill the long ascent to the first top is clear, and very long! Glad I didn't have to do that again, but eventually pleased I did it that way as the descent off C is a lot easier on the knees than that off E.
With: Self. Met loads of folks going the other way, good chat with all.
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Five Finger Gully in the crook of the hills?

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Cornices en route

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Stob Diamh

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Cruachan range
Last edited by blanchie on Fri Apr 18, 2014 8:28 pm, edited 1 time in total.
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Re: Beinn a Chochuill and Beinn Eunaich

Postby alanhid90 » Fri Apr 18, 2014 8:16 pm

Heading up to do these two tomorrow, looks good 8)
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Re: Beinn a Chochuill and Beinn Eunaich

Postby blanchie » Fri Apr 18, 2014 8:33 pm

Have fun. There's no snow on the paths, so no need for ice axe etc, but plenty around, making for great end of winter views.
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Re: Beinn a Chochuill and Beinn Eunaich

Postby rockhopper » Sun Apr 20, 2014 10:20 am

Nice clear set of photos - an area to which I need to return having seen nothing the first time :roll: - cheers :)
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