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Route: Ben Lawers and Beinn Ghlas

Munros: Beinn Ghlas, Ben Lawers

Date walked: 14/09/2020

Time taken: 4.75 hours

Distance: 11km

Ascent: 942m

Well the first time was back in December 1991 with the Geography Dept. so here I am almost 29 years later doing it again. Went with T this time in a socially distanced fashion. Car park very busy despite it being a Monday. Thought the hill would be really busy too but in the end it was not too bad. Back in 1991 there was snow and cloud and no real view, this time there was sun and some cloud and some great views. All clear at the top of Bein Ghlas, unfortunately only fleeting glimpses over to An Stuc from top of Ben Lawers, looking south though was not too bad. These were T's 17 and 18 munros and I must say it was a much better, nicer day than when we did Cruach Ardrain last year (2019) around the same time. My thighs though are just as sore.
Looking back towards to the car park

Meall Corranaich from the path up Beinn Ghlas

Beinn Ghlass w/o cloud

T at the top of Beinn Ghlas (Meall Corranaich behind).

looking towards Ben Lawers from the top of Beinn Ghlas. It's not in cloud. Quick!

Unfortunately by the time we got there, it was in cloud. T looking down towards Lochan nan Cat.

Looking towards Killin from the top of Ben Lawers

The trig point, looking towards Kenmore

On the way down





Ben Lawers still in cloud.

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Attachment(s) Sub 2000s: Bishop Hill
Date walked: 30/08/2020
Distance: 11.6km
Ascent: 606m
Views: 78

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Attachment(s) Date walked: 16/08/2020
Distance: 5.3km
Ascent: 351m
Views: 41

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Attachment(s) Donalds: Blairdenon Hill
Date walked: 09/08/2020
Distance: 14.5km
Ascent: 936m
Views: 116

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Attachment(s) Grahams: Ben Cleuch
Donalds: Ben Cleuch
Date walked: 19/07/2020
Distance: 9.5km
Ascent: 731m
Views: 202

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Attachment(s) Sub 2000s: Little Conval
Date walked: 16/07/2020
Distance: 9km
Ascent: 356m
Comments: 2
Views: 172

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Attachment(s) Date walked: 06/03/2020
Distance: 1.65km
Ascent: 142m
Comments: 2
Views: 70

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Attachment(s) Date walked: 08/02/2020
Distance: 12km
Views: 143

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Attachment(s) Corbetts: Benvane
Date walked: 01/02/2020
Distance: 8.75km
Ascent: 617m
Views: 309

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Attachment(s) Corbetts: Ben Rinnes
Date walked: 26/12/2019
Distance: 7.5km
Ascent: 541m
Views: 303


Activity: Mountain Walker
Place: Musselburgh
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