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Beinn Tulaichean & Cruach Ardrain

Route: Cruach Àrdrain and Beinn Tulaichean

Munros: Beinn Tulaichean, Cruach Àrdrain

Date walked: 30/07/2021

Time taken: 6 hours

Distance: 16km

Ascent: 1300m

A cloudy morning for the drive up to Inverlochlarig, where it was muggy and midgey on arrival.

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Cruach Ardrain from Inverlochlaraig


I walked along the track and past the farm buildings to gain the track leading to wards Glen Inverlochlaraig. There was a path of sorts leading up the long slopes to Beinn Tulaichean, where the views to Loch Voil and Stob a'Chroin opened out. It was still clear when I arrived at the cairn.

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Loch Voil from the slopes of Beinn Tulaichean


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Ben More & Stobbinnien from the ridge


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Cruach Ardrain, Ben More and Stobbinnien


I then dropped down to the col, before detouring out to Stob Glas. This was the hardest walking of the day, although I had an asthmatic sheep for company! Misty at the top, so I turned around for the long pull up the the Cruach Ardrain ridge. Once on the ridge, I could follow the footpath to the cairn, where the cloud was down. I have still to get a view from this hill.

The descent was straightforward - back along the ridge and from there I could follow a path of sorts back to Glen Inverlochlaraig and from there it was a pleasant walk back to the car.

Needless to say, 15 minutes after leaving Cruach Ardrain, the cloud lifted!

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The summit clearing once I had left!

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Attachment(s) Munros: Stob Coire Raineach (Buachaille Etive Beag), Stob Dubh (Buachaille Etive Beag)
Date walked: 22/07/2021
Distance: 10km
Ascent: 1000m
Comments: 2
Views: 257


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Attachment(s) Munros: A' Bhuidheanach Bheag, Càrn na Caim
Date walked: 15/07/2021
Distance: 20km
Ascent: 1000m
Views: 150


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Attachment(s) Corbetts: Beinn a' Chuallaich
Date walked: 08/07/2021
Distance: 19km
Ascent: 1100m
Views: 156


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Attachment(s) Munros: An Socach (Braemar)
Date walked: 02/07/2021
Distance: 18km
Ascent: 900m
Views: 294


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Donalds: Cairnsmore of Carsphairn
Date walked: 25/06/2021
Distance: 16km
Ascent: 1000m
Views: 171


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Attachment(s) Munros: Càrn a' Chlamain
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Distance: 29km
Ascent: 1300m
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Distance: 14km
Ascent: 1400m
Views: 169


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Attachment(s) Munros: Beinn Mhanach
Date walked: 26/05/2021
Distance: 22km
Ascent: 1000m
Views: 1655


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Date walked: 20/05/2021
Distance: 18km
Ascent: 1000m
Views: 377

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Activity: Stravaiging

Munros: 65
Corbetts: 30
Grahams: 34
Donalds: 43
Hewitts: 4
Sub 2000: 34



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Statistics

2021

Trips: 22
Distance: 387 km
Ascent: 21850m
Munros: 12
Corbetts: 7
Grahams: 3
Donalds: 3
Sub2000s: 5

2017

Trips: 12
Distance: 174.4 km
Ascent: 12350m
Munros: 13
Corbetts: 3
Grahams: 3

2016

Trips: 34
Distance: 548 km
Ascent: 32750m
Munros: 12
Corbetts: 10
Grahams: 10
Donalds: 17
Sub2000s: 14
Hewitts: 2

2015

Trips: 5
Distance: 55 km
Ascent: 3000m
Sub2000s: 4


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