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Lawers walk

Route: Ben Lawers and Beinn Ghlas

Munros: Beinn Ghlas, Ben Lawers

Date walked: 01/12/2019

Time taken: 4 hours

Distance: 12.8km

Ascent: 968m

Arrived in the car park and started walking at 10am. Lovely blue sky but a wicked wind even at this level, so I knew it would only get worse higher up. Put on 4 layers of clothing, the last my big water and wind proof coat. Really glad I did, saved me the bother of adding layers as I went up the path.
ImageBeinn Ghlas and Meall Corranaich by Joe Kincaid, on Flickr
Fairly straight forward till going up the final climb to Beinn Ghlas as there was a big bank of snow to get over. There were plenty of footprints to follow though so once over that it was a simple walk to the summit. Really getting hit with the wind face on towards Lawers.
ImageBen Lawers from Beinn Ghlas by Joe Kincaid, on Flickr
Didn't hang about, straight over and up Lawers without a stop. Got some shelter at the top to have a flask of hot soup, was I needing it.
ImageBen Lawers top over to An Stuc by Joe Kincaid, on Flickr
ImageBeinn Ghlas from Ben Lawers by Joe Kincaid, on Flickr
Then back down, probably harder than going up with snow on the path. Took the side road down behind Beinn Ghlas and in shadow this was pretty chilly. Back out in the sunshine, it always feels like a long way back. Most people were heading back then too, so got busy going through the nature trail. Back at the car less than 4 hours later. A good outing.

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Location: Stirling
Interests: Curling, Walking, Swimming, Reading, Cycling.........
Activity: Rambler
Pub: Portcullis, Stirling
Mountain: Ben Loyal
Place: Sandend
Ideal day out: Walk through a variety of landscapes, with a good view, a waterfall, a bit of historic interest and some wildlife.

Munros: 101
Corbetts: 34
Grahams: 20
Donalds: 27
Hewitts: 5
Sub 2000: 40



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Statistics

2019

Trips: 37
Distance: 419.55 km
Ascent: 26089m
Munros: 18
Corbetts: 7
Grahams: 3
Donalds: 1
Sub2000s: 5

2018

Trips: 29
Distance: 333.5 km
Ascent: 24435m
Munros: 20
Corbetts: 7
Sub2000s: 8

2017

Trips: 24
Distance: 259.3 km
Ascent: 15525m
Munros: 15
Corbetts: 1
Grahams: 2
Donalds: 1
Sub2000s: 7

2016

Trips: 30
Distance: 302.3 km
Ascent: 19865m
Munros: 14
Corbetts: 5
Grahams: 4
Donalds: 1
Sub2000s: 6

2015

Trips: 27
Distance: 296.55 km
Ascent: 14853m
Munros: 1
Corbetts: 4
Grahams: 5
Donalds: 20
Sub2000s: 3

2014

Trips: 72
Distance: 781.05 km
Ascent: 44497m
Munros: 33
Corbetts: 3
Donalds: 1
Sub2000s: 12
Hewitts: 5

2013

Trips: 53
Distance: 482.2 km
Ascent: 26090m
Munros: 5
Corbetts: 8
Grahams: 4
Donalds: 2
Sub2000s: 6

2012

Trips: 71
Distance: 677.05 km
Ascent: 37711m
Munros: 18
Corbetts: 11
Grahams: 2
Donalds: 2
Sub2000s: 5

2011

Trips: 65
Distance: 484.8 km
Ascent: 21518m
Munros: 1
Corbetts: 3
Grahams: 4
Donalds: 4
Sub2000s: 9

2010

Trips: 38
Distance: 208 km
Ascent: 4390m
Grahams: 2
Donalds: 1
Sub2000s: 6


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