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A wander above Water of Tulla
by Gavin99 » Sun Oct 16, 2011 8:40 pm
Route description: Beinn Achaladair and Beinn a'Chreachain
Munros included on this walk: Beinn a' Chreachain, Beinn Achaladair
Date walked: 16/10/2011Register or Login free to be able to rate and comment on reports (as well as access 1:25000 mapping).
Crossing the footbridge brings you into the woodland , a faint and wet path leads up to the sheep creep under the railway . As mentioned in the WH description the forest regrowth in fenced areas is amazing , on one side of the fence the ground cover is rough grass , on the other it is crowded with pine, birch , aspen and rowan seedlings , lovely to see .
Leaving the trees behind I followed a clear path up beside the Allt Coire an Lochain ,a pleasant way up, although by now the wind had starting to pick up ,feeling distinctly nippy . On reaching Lochan a'Chreachan I stopped for second breakfast before heading up to the ridge , pausing to put on gloves and extra layers as the MWIS windchill had definitely arrived . Once on the ridge there were fine but fleeting views , before long the summit was reached .
Wind and rain sent me scurrying off the summit to lower ground and the gentle grassy ridge to Meall Buidhe and onwards to Beinn Achaladair . Between showers I had views north over Rannoch Moor,lasting just long enough to decide I didn't have a clue which hills I was looking at , a job for another day . From the bealach at 813m the ascent of Beinn Achaladair starts steeply but soon eases to reach the cairn balanced on the edge of a long drop , one I gave a wide berth to in the gusty wind .
Heading south from the summit the path passes over a lower top before reaching the bealach above Coire Daingean, from there it heads north down Coire Achaladair before crossing the railway above the farm .
A fine circuit and a good try out of some new winter gear
by pollyh33 » Mon Oct 17, 2011 8:33 am
Your photos are smashing. Loving the 'dappled' one of Rannoch Moor and the rainbow one
Aye window wipers for glasses, that would be a sight to see
by Gavin99 » Mon Oct 17, 2011 8:44 am
pollyh33 wrote:Aye window wipers for glasses, that would be a sight to see
Rained off work today , might go to the shed and work on it
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