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A' Ghlas-bheinn

Munros: A' Ghlas-bheinn

Date walked: 02/10/2019

Time taken: 5 hours

Distance: 14.7km

Ascent: 1155m

So after our longer than planned walk the day before we opted for a more 'relaxed' walk out to this remote loner.


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A good path out it a bit dull to start with but once it turns more easterly great views of the two mountains can be seen.

The walk in 1.jpg
The walk in (1) with A' Ghlas-bheinn (probably top) behind


The walk in 2.jpg
The walk in (2) looking across to Beinn Fhada


Heading up the the belach.jpg
Heading up the gully to the belach above Loch a' Bhealaich


The walk up to the summit is cursed with false horizon after false horizon, but its really not that strenuous.

Approaching the top.jpg
Approaching the top (Im always last)


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A' Ghals-bheinn summit


The walk back down A' Mhuc though is largly pathless and for a grassy slope, quite hard going, but once back at the forestry its plain sailing

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