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by Wanderlust » Fri Feb 20, 2009 9:50 pm
Munros included on this walk: Ben Lui
Date walked: 20/02/2009Register or Login free to be able to rate and comment on reports (as well as access 1:25000 mapping).
It is quite a long way in (I biked it), but the track alongside the River Cononish is a fine approach to the mountain. follow the right bank of Allt Coire Laoigh and ascend to the saddle between Ben Oss and Ben Lui (from where you can easily reach both summits). I went up to Ben Lui first (glad that I did as the clouds soon closed in), and was rewarded with amazing views from the top of this magnificent mountain - I was even lucky enough to see my first ever Brocken Spectre.
Returned to the saddle and went up to Ben Oss in the clouds, then descended via the same route to Cononish.
Ben Lui and Ben Oss from Cononish
Ben Lui from the shoulder of Beinn Dubhcraig
Me, on Ben Lui summit ridge
Ben Lui north top from the summit
Ben Lui summit from north top
Ben Lui summit from south ridge
Brocken Spectre from Ben Lui summit
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by Wanderlust » Tue Feb 24, 2009 11:10 pm
by canisp » Sun Mar 01, 2009 12:57 pm
I did Ben Lui from the west to take in Beinn a’Chleibh as well but your route looks much more interesting.
by Wanderlust » Mon Mar 02, 2009 8:49 pm
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