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Buachaille Etive Beag

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A challenging, yet achievable, winter walk visiting not one but two of Glencoe's finest peaks.

  • 60 British pounds

About this event

Buachaille Etive Beag in Glencoe, or as it's more often called, the 'Wee Bookil', is a stunning mountain and one of my personal favourites. In winter conditions, it becomes a truly magical place and provides the winter walker, equipped with axe and crampons, a challenging yet achievable objective. Buachaille Etive Beag comprises of two munro summits, Stob Dubh and Stob Coire Raineach, which are adjoined to one another by an easily accessible, 750m high bealach. Stob Coire Raineach is a rough and rocky summit affording superlative views across Rannoch Moor and a vast array of neighbouring peaks. After retracing our steps to the bealach, we'll pause for breath before continuing on to our second munro summit of the day, Stob Dubh. After a steep initial climb to a 900 metre high cairned rise, the going becomes much easier and the ridge narrows, providing superb ridge-walking. A final, steeper rise leads to the fine, shapely summit of Stob Dubh where the views in all directions are nothing short of sensational. Ben Starav and Loch Etive look particularly impressive and on a clear day it's possible to look across to the islands of the southern Hebrides and beyond. Additional Information Maximum Group size is 6 and online booking is available on the following dates: Saturday 30th December 23 All participants will require an ice axe and crampons (not micro-spikes). If you do not have your own equipment then I do have a limited supply available to hire at a small additional charge of £10. Please drop us an email with your requirements. Equipment can also be hired locally. You might like to try: Ellis Brigham Mountain Sports in Fort William - 01397 706220 / Scottish Mountain Hire based in Fort William - 07752 587388

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If you choose to cancel your booking : Booking cancellations must be made in writing. If you cancel more than 28 days before an event takes place, your payment will be refunded minus a £10 booking deposit. If you cancel 28 days or less before an event takes place, no payment will be returned. We do not offer credit towards future events in place of a refund. We strongly recommend you take out appropriate holiday insurance to cover for unforeseen events that may cause you to cancel your booking. If we have to cancel your booking : Regardless of reason, in the very unlikely event that we have to cancel your booking, then we will refund your payment in full. We will try and give as much notice as possible. For weather related cancellations, notice could be as short as a couple of days. For other reasons, we would hope to give a fortnight's notice, possibly more. We cannot be held liable for additional costs you may have incurred such as accommodation or transport you may have booked.

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