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Spring Sunshine on Stob Ghabhar and Stob a'Choire Odhair
by jwramsay » Mon Apr 20, 2015 9:28 pm
Route description: Stob Ghabhar and Stob a'Choire Odhair
Munros included on this walk: Stob a'Choire Odhair, Stob Ghabhar
Date walked: 18/04/2015
Time taken: 10 hours
Distance: 16 km
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View from Victoria Bridge:
The wilderness awaits:
The "tamer" side of Stob Ghabhar:
The Glen Etive Hills:
Lonesome (Scots) pine:
More of those Etive Hills:
Classic anticlockwise traverse hitting the rather boring Stob a'Choire Odhair first and the the superb Stob Ghabhar via the Aonach Eagach Ridge.
Zig-Zag to the top of munro #1 Stob a'Choire Odhair:
A look over to the steep descent path at the waterfall:
Saturday 18th April 2015 was a Goldilocks day for hill walking - not too hot, not too cold, not too much snow, not too little and the views were just fabulous from here!
Looking over to the Cruachan Horseshoe:
The big chap himself - Ben Lui:
Ben Dorain, Ben More & Stobinian, Cruach Ardrain:
The Orchy Wall:
Peter and I started the walk at 11:00am after being snagged in the traffic management at Pulpit Rock on the A82 route from Glasgow. We met Howard at the top of the first munro and again at the top of the second munro Stob Ghabhar. My Etrex told us 1 hr 20 mins to sundown, so we high tailed it down, and very glad we passed that dangerous and steep waterfall bit whilst there was still daylight. We waited at the stalkers path to ensure Howard was off the hill OK and the 3 of us walked back clad in head torches. Was gone 10pm when we got back to the carpark.
Way to go!
Stob Ghabhar in all its beauty:
The Frozen lochan:
The Ben comes into view:
The Aonach Eagach ridge was a piece of pie, reminded me of the CMD Arete to the Ben more than the famous AE:
The summit of Stob Ghabhar with Ben Nevis in the background:
The view to the Ben and CMD Arete was just outstanding, as were the views to all of the surrounding munros:
4K Video taken using my Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 bridge camera:
by mamoset » Mon Apr 20, 2015 9:37 pm
Excellent, great photos, a walk i'd like to do sometime.
by Smithhm » Sat Jul 04, 2015 11:20 am
Great report Jim - it must be as I'm in it and fantastic pics too. A truly stonking day on the hills. Nice to have met up. H
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