Sometimes suncream is required in Scotland! Although a little bit of wading was required on the way in and up through the grade 1 ground to the start of the route, once on the upper buttress it was nice and … The epic view of the mountain from the main A82 road makes it appear quite unassailable and is one of the most photographed sights in Scotland.Terrain:Steep and rough ascent followed by a bouldery ridge. Unfortunately all great days have to come to an end and we still had the matter of the 2 hour drive home to consider. June 2014 One of Scotland’s most iconic peaks, Buachaille Etive Mor, sits between Glen Etive and Glen Coe and involves multiple peaks. Beinn Mhanach Beinn Dorain & Beinn An Dothaidh Schiehallion As you'll know if you have read previous reports of mine, I am not one for taking risks but having expended so much energy getting to this point and excitement of finally walking in Glencoe, I was not going to turn around and head home without fully exploring any possible alternatives. Beinn Sgritheall Apparently this was only relatively recently granted Munro status. Ben Lui & Beinn A'Chleibh In the distance we could see the 2 gents we had met earlier, god knows what they made of the descent but they were down and heading back to their wives. Beinn A'Ghlo My first Munros in this amazing area were to be the iconic Buachaille Etive Mor, the first munro of Stob Dearg must be the most photographed mountain in Scotland. }); We paused briefly at the summit to draw breath before pushing on along the pleasantly undulating path to the second Munro, Stob na Brioge (956m). Take the road to glen etive from the main Glencoe road. May 2018 A combination of melting snow, loose rocks and very slippy grass made the climb much more precarious than we had anticipated. If coming from the East on A82, you will admire Buachaille Etive Mor from far away. Creise & Meall A'Bhuiridh Ben Chonzie Via Glen Lednock Back up the Bookle - David's Compleation! Over to the East as the cliffs plunge down you can see all the way over the great void of Rannoch moor to the triangular silhouette of Scheihallion. Contemplating the final push over to Stob na Broige. It sits in a dramatic position at the entrance to Glen Coe from the South. Both looked as traumatised as we probably had ! Buachaille Etive Mor is one of the best known and loved of all the Munro peaks. However, the views as you walk along the ridge more than compensate for any weary limbs. Aufgrund der Steigung und Distanz ist die Strecke als schwierig einzustufen. It’s only a short walk from a car park near the bridge to the waterfall. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, and nature trips. Its sheer sided cliffs make it look impossible for the ordinary walker but, of course, there are ways up. (4&5). Find your feet in a supportive, yet challenging and authentic environment. They to could not stomach the thought of returning by their ascent route and seemed mightily relieved when we informed them that they could find an apparently easier descent by climbing over the first 'top' on the ridge, Stob na Doire and finding the descent path from the bealach on the other side. The above figures are for the ridge walk along Buachaille Etive Mor, taking in Stob Dearg and Stob na Broige. Es gibt verschiedene Aktivitätsmöglichkeiten. January 2018 Click thumbnails for larger images. An Teallach Could well be next ! October 2017 Waterfall And Buachaille Etive Mor, Glen Coe, Highland Region, Scotland. Buachaille Etive Beag We continued to climb up to Stob Coire Altrium where the path up was only very recently clear of snow and required a few slight deviations from the normal route of ascent. Buachaille Etive Mòr. May 2017 By Frost, Lee. The Big Shepherd and Little Shepherd in a day, Stob Dearg (Buachaille Etive Mor) via Curved Ridge, Buichaille Etive Mor - Diageo Munro Challenge Training, The Honest One, Stob Dearg and Buachaille Etive Mor, Buachaille Etive Mor part 1 with the raven. In fact about half way in had the idea of having to try and negotiate our way back down not been as terrifying I'd have admitted defeat and headed for the car. Multiple sizes available. Walking | Buachaille Etive Mor | Summary:Buachaille Etive Mor is one of the best known and loved of all the Munro peaks. September 2017 August 2015 After some debate we decided that our target ridge could be reached by taking a zig-zagging scrambling route, picking through a very narrow break in the snow. Chno Dearg & Stob Coire Sgriodain Buachaille Etive Mòr takes the form of a ridge nearly five miles (8 km) in length, almost entirely encircled by the River Etive and its tributaries. In this direction the stark contrast of the flat expanse of the moor really gives you a sense of how high you are. Across the Lairig Gartain however lies it's smaller and much quieter sibling - Buachaille Etive Beag. These are ordered below with the most popular ones first. Curved Ridge – Buachaille Etive Mor. I really am! After a spot of lunch in glorious sunshine we readied ourselves for the next 5 miles, the ridge taking you over 2 munro tops, both of which really feel like you have conquered another munro in their own right, however the powers that be have deemed them not to count. Buachaille Etive Mor ridge from Altnafeadh. Curved Ridge and on to Stob Dearg - video report, My first solo winter hillwalk, crashing my car & being stuck, Curved Ridge and a bivvy on top of The Buachaille. 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