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Ascent of Aonach Dubh on 2020-08-26

Climber: Steve Smith

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Wednesday, August 26, 2020
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Aonach Dubh
    Location:UK-Scotland
    Elevation:2920 ft / 890 m

Ascent Trip Report

Started from Pass of Glencoe viewing point car park then up Coire nan Lochan.
Broke off to right NE of Pinnacle Buttress to pick up this Sim on the way to MT Stob Coire nan Lochan.
Incorrectly went to HP within 880m contour ring at NN15147 55983 first but was rewarded with excellent view of Loch Leven towards Ballaculish bridge, before going on to summit marked by a cairn.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2716 ft / 827 m
    Total Elevation Loss:367 ft / 111 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Open Country
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:2716 ft / 827 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 2349 ft / 716 m; Extra: 367 ft / 111m
    Loss on way in:367 ft / 111 m
    Distance:2.7 mi / 4.3 km
    Route:Coire nan Lochan
    Start Trailhead:Pass of Glencoe viewing point car park  571 ft / 174 m
Descent Statistics
Ascent Part of Trip: Bidean Nam Bian

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Aonach Dubh2020-08-26 a2716 ft / 828 m
2Bidean nam Bian-Stob Coire nan Lochan2020-08-26 b777 ft / 237 m
3Bidean Nam Bian2020-08-26 c453 ft / 138 m
4Bidean nam Bian-Stob Coire nam Beith2020-08-26 d95 ft / 29 m
5Stob Coire Sgreamhach2020-08-26 e699 ft / 213 m
6Beinn Fhada2020-08-26 f197 ft / 60 m
7Beinn Fhada NE Top2020-08-26 g207 ft / 63 m
8Beinn Fhada Far North Top2020-08-26 h813 ft / 248 m
Total Trip Gain: 5957 ft / 1816 m    Total Trip Loss: 5957 ft / 1816 m
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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