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Sgiath Chuil and Meal Glas from Glen Lochay

Sgiath Chuil and Meal Glas from Glen Lochay


by ancancha » Mon Sep 14, 2015 2:51 pm

Route description: Sgiath Chuil and Meal Glas from Glen Lochay

Munros included on this walk: Meall Glas, Sgiath Chuil

Date walked: 13/09/2015

Time taken: 7.47 hours

Distance: 26.82 km

Ascent: 1610m

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Re: Sgiath Chuil and Meal Glas from Glen Lochay

Postby basscadet » Wed Sep 16, 2015 12:44 pm

You made it sound quite nice :) I dont know what it is like from Glen Dochart, but some hills are just squelchy and should be enjoyed as such :lol:

I went on a crap day, broke a walking pole and didn't see any of the fine views you got :lol:
We did see the finest display of rutting in the bealach between the two though - truly memorable.. :D
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Re: Sgiath Chuil and Meal Glas from Glen Lochay

Postby Petr Dakota » Wed Sep 16, 2015 2:39 pm

Another good effort and another good walk :clap: :clap: :clap:
Some nice views and photos...I will do those Munros next year probably or maybe during winter time...
You just wake up earlier next time, despite the sunday :lol: :lol:
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Re: Sgiath Chuil and Meal Glas from Glen Lochay

Postby ancancha » Thu Sep 17, 2015 9:46 am

litljortindan wrote:Good views once out of the cloud. Don't know about looking forward to peat hags though!


Cheers litljortindan, views were nice.
Was a bit squelchy on the way down to the peat hags which were dry :wink:
Interestingly I've just done another walk where I was happy to get to the peat hags :lol:

SecretSquirrel wrote:Nice one. That looks a good route around those hills. I did them clockwise from Glen Dochart and really enjoyed them. I don't know why these two have such a bad reputation, I thought they were great. Looks like you had a good day, when you weren't in the clag!

I usually have typical early morning starts on the hills, but after seeing some of the dawn/sunset photographs on your reports I think I'll need to be checking my head-torch batteries and try a late start!


Thanks SecretSquirrel
The views were fabulous, and like you can't understand why there would be any negatives about them, both summits were interesting with panoramic views.
I doubt I will ever be an early starter until I get a tent and hang out up top, but the sunsets are worth the dark endings :D

basscadet wrote:You made it sound quite nice :) I dont know what it is like from Glen Dochart, but some hills are just squelchy and should be enjoyed as such :lol:

I went on a crap day, broke a walking pole and didn't see any of the fine views you got :lol:
We did see the finest display of rutting in the bealach between the two though - truly memorable.. :D


Cheers basscadet, it was nice, steep getting up to Sgiath Chuil, but I tend to be a bit asthmatic, for normal folk probably a breeze :D
I read your report basscadet's, the stags must have made your day 8)

Petr Dakota wrote:Another good effort and another good walk :clap: :clap: :clap:
Some nice views and photos...I will do those Munros next year probably or maybe during winter time...
You just wake up earlier next time, despite the sunday :lol: :lol:


Thanks Petr I think they would be great winter mountains, no dangerous drops anywhere and the views were superb.
As I say I doubt early starts will ever be me, but you never know, life is a moving target :lol:
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Re: Sgiath Chuil and Meal Glas from Glen Lochay

Postby ancancha » Thu Sep 17, 2015 8:37 pm

dogplodder wrote:That looked like quite hard work. I've only Meal Glas to do and have been trying to figure out which is the better approach. 8)


A couple of Big Photos of Meal Glas from the other side to help with yours and anyone else's figuring.
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