Past Meetup

Hard : Buachaille Etive Beag

This Meetup is past

9 people went

Car park on A82 opposite Beehive cairn

Glencoe · Glencoe PH49

How to find us

Look for the friendly folk in walking gear!

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Details

Nice double munro , with fine ridge , amazing views , and upgraded path. There are a view patches of snow to be crossed but these appear stable and are not exposed.

Grade: Hard (please see explanation (http://www.meetup.com/scottish-hillwalkers/pages/Walking_Grades/))

Distance: 5 miles

Ascent: 900m

Time: 5-6 hours

Meetup Location: Car park on left off A82 opposite Beehive cairn GR NN[masked]

Route: http://www.walkhighlands.co.uk/fortwilliam/buachailleetivebeag.shtml

Map: As above or OS Explorer 384

Suitability: This craggy mountain, steep in places, gives a strenuous , but excellent walk. You should have considerable previous hillwalking experience, and know you are fit and surefooted enough to complete the whole walk without problem. There is mostly a good path, but both the ascent and descent paths are eroded , steep , and with some mild scrambling in places.

We will walk AS A GROUP at a MODERATE pace.If you don't want to this then this walk is not for you. Please ensure you come equipped properly to cope with the unpredictable Scottish mountain weather - warm , waterproof clothing, extra layers,gloves,hat,headtorch.

Please read our Participation Statement (http://www.meetup.com/scottish-hillwalkers/pages/Participation_Statement/) .

This walk has been graded as a hard walk. You are responsible for deciding if this walk is suitable for you, coming adequately prepared and looking after yourself on the walk. If we think the walk is is not suitable for you or you do not seem to have the right equipment, we reserve the right to refuse to let you join, for your's and the group's safety and comfort. If you have any questions, feel free to get in touch.

Clothing & Equipment. You must ensure that you come adequately prepared for this walk. A full gear list can be found here. Please don't forget to bring a map with a note of the route description and a compass. Ice axes and crampons should not be necessary but the situation will be monitored.

Weather Forecast. Please make sure you check the weather forecast before you come:

http://www.mwis.org.uk

http://www.metoffice.gov.uk

If the weather looks really bad, I may decide to cancel - you'll be sent an email the day before the meetup to let you know if this is the case.

Lifts / Meetup Time. We'll meet at carpark off A82 at 09.30. Please arrange lifts as required via comments section.

RSVP'ing

• Yes: You intend to come and will turn up.

• No longer able to come: Please change to No so the group does not wait for you at the start and others can attend.