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Maol Chean-Dearg, and then there were 10

Route: Maol Chean-dearg ascent, Coulags

Munros: Maol Chean-dearg

Date walked: 24/07/2020

Time taken: 4.45 hours

Distance: 14.5km

Ascent: 958m


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The weather forecast for our final day in Glen Carron and Torridon was fairly good, although we were looking for a fairly early start and the skies were still quite overcast.

We followed the normal WH route, up past the bothy (which looked like it had been in use recently) and took the path up towards the bealach between the munro and neighbouring corbett.

From the bealach there is a still climb of about 100 metres before levelling off a little while before the final stiff pull up sharp granite blocks. As was par for the course for this week the clouds rolled in as we got to the top, so we had a quick snack and photo before heading down.

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On the way down the sun eventually broke through and the clouds dispersed (typical!), and we met quite a few people heading up.

We were quickly back at the van and decided we had enough time to drive back to north Wales.

In total during the week we had bagged 13 munros in seven days, leaving 10 to compleat :D

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Munros: 272
Corbetts: 2
Grahams: 1
Wainwrights: 36
Hewitts: 108



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Statistics

2020

Trips: 9
Distance: 207.5 km
Ascent: 12391m
Munros: 15

2019

Trips: 9
Distance: 132.47 km
Ascent: 10859m
Munros: 14

2018

Trips: 12
Distance: 243.7 km
Ascent: 13274m
Munros: 19

2017

Trips: 6
Distance: 98.9 km
Ascent: 9068m
Munros: 15

2016

Trips: 5
Distance: 116.4 km
Ascent: 9602m
Munros: 15
Hewitts: 1

2015

Trips: 9
Distance: 264.1 km
Ascent: 11533m
Munros: 16
Corbetts: 1

2014

Trips: 7
Distance: 148.2 km
Ascent: 8788m
Munros: 23

2013

Trips: 22
Distance: 303.6 km
Ascent: 27183m
Munros: 29
Hewitts: 21

2012

Trips: 28
Distance: 422.6 km
Ascent: 34678m
Munros: 43
Corbetts: 1
Hewitts: 27

2011

Trips: 13
Distance: 245.7 km
Ascent: 15620m
Munros: 45
Hewitts: 3

2010

Trips: 8
Distance: 140.12 km
Ascent: 13126m
Munros: 31

2003

Trips: 1
Distance: 13 km
Ascent: 1368m
Munros: 1

2002

Trips: 4
Distance: 58.4 km
Ascent: 5176m
Munros: 9


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