Martlet / Wildcat AL251

Beinn Bheula, Lochgoilhead, Argyll

 
     
 
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RN Grumman Martlet on Beinn Bheula

 

(Scenic views from the summit and during the descent)

 


 

BELOW: Climbing toward one of the summits in the Beinn Bheula range. (Part of the Arrochar Alps).

 

Some wreckage sections can be seen on the slope below.

 

toward the summit of beinn bheula

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Ben reaching for the sky! well almost.

 

reaching for the sky! - well almost

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Just coming into view: one of the two lochs (Loch Goil and Loch Eck) on either side of Beinn Bheula.

 

one of the two lochs on either side of Beinn Bheula

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Looking down on the forest tracks leading to Lochgoilhead and other nearby areas.

 

The head of the loch

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: From Beinn BheulaMore distant lochs in the background.

 

more distant lochs in the background

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: On top of the world!

 

It must be wet up there. The mist is at a lower level on the hills opposite.

 

on top of the world!

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: More rain, as mist begins to form over the loch below.

 

more rain, as mist begins to form over the loch  below

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Preparing to descend Beinn Bheula.

 

Lochgoilhead in the distance.

 

preparing for the descent from beinn bheula

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Gary: Fully equipped for the hillsand for the Scottish weather!

 

Gary pointing to the forest track - away down there!

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Ben on the edge of a precipice! but still looking cool and relaxed.

 

perched on the edge

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Gary on the same spot.

 

Gary Nelson - who provided these and many other photos

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Going down.

 

going down

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Compass bearing check. Essential in case the mist descends on the hills.

 

compass bearing check while passing the wreckage on the way down

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: The Loch Lomond seaplane flying just over the hill.

 

glasgow to west coast seaplane

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 

 

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BELOW: Down from Beinn Bheula.

 

coming down beinn bheula

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Back to the river......

 

back to the river

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: ......Although, with all the rain we've been having today, it's going to be  slightly more difficult to cross!

 

with the rain, the river is now more difficult to cross

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Nearly back at the forest track—but Dad's still taking photos!

 

nearly back at the track

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Gary Nelson.

 

(I am deeply indebted to Gary for very kindly providing numerous photos for the various aircraft crashes on this website, ranging from locations in the north of England through southern and central Scotland to the Scottish Highlands.

[Website author, Gordon Lyons])

 

gary nelson

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Back to the forest on the lower slopes, and closer to 'civilisation'!

 

back to the forest and closer to 'civilisation'

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Pedal power transport awaits in the forest!

 

transport awaits in the forest - by pedal power

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: A vehicle track through the hills and forest to Lochgoilhead.

 

The track descends on the right of the photo before doubling back at the bridge to descend on the left.

 

a track through the forest to lochgoilhead

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Descending through the forest toward the Loch.

 

descending through the forest toward the loch

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Gary Nelson at Loch Goil.

 

Gary at Loch Goil.

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 

 


 

 

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