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Glas Maol & Creag Leacach - No snow!

Route: Glas Maol Munros circuit, Cairnwell Pass

Munros: Cairn of Claise, Carn an Tuirc, Creag Leacach, Glas Maol

Date walked: 24/02/2019

Time taken: 5 hours

Distance: 12km

Ascent: 1000m

Very short video of the hike-it was rather blowy!


Started at carpark across from the Ski centre (200 feet of a start!) just after 10am and back for 3pm.

The rounded lump that is Glas Maol:
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My Daughter Megan and I atop Glas Maol:
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Straight up to Glas Maol (1068m) and then down to meet the dry stane dyke that takes you all the way to the much better summit of Creag Leacach (978m). Drop back down to the cairn and skirt along the well defined patch that bypasases the need to summit Glas Maol again.

The Cairnwell Pass a full 1000 feet between snowgates:
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Megan and I atop Creag Leacach:
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Spotted some ptarmigan in their winter plumage:


Creag Leacach with its head is the clouds - great to meet Emma and her Dad and bad this munro with them:
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Location: Wishaw
Occupation: S/W Engineer
Interests: Munro Bagging, Photography, Home Cinema, Glasgow Rangers
Activity: Hill Bagger
Pub: Louden Tavern
Mountain: Bidean Nam Bian
Place: Glencoe
Gear: Camera
Camera: Nikon D800
Ideal day out: ridge-walk all the way

Munros: 104
Corbetts: 8
Grahams: 3
Donalds: 3

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Statistics

2019

Trips: 1
Distance: 12 km
Ascent: 1000m
Munros: 4

2018

Trips: 2
Distance: 32 km
Ascent: 800m
Munros: 5

2017

Trips: 3
Distance: 16 km
Ascent: 1330m
Munros: 8

2016

Trips: 4
Distance: 34 km
Ascent: 3545m
Munros: 4
Corbetts: 1

2015

Trips: 2
Distance: 16 km
Ascent: 1189m
Munros: 4

2014

Trips: 3
Distance: 54 km
Ascent: 2029m
Munros: 4
Corbetts: 1

2013

Trips: 8
Distance: 107 km
Ascent: 6240m
Munros: 16

2012

Trips: 10
Distance: 1261.5 km
Ascent: 9421m
Munros: 14
Corbetts: 1

2011

Trips: 8
Distance: 115 km
Ascent: 8935m
Munros: 16
Corbetts: 1

2010

Trips: 15
Distance: 10 km
Ascent: 2340m
Munros: 25
Corbetts: 1

2009

Trips: 10
Distance: 15 km
Ascent: 1500m
Munros: 14

2008

Trips: 2
Corbetts: 1


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