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Slippery Sublime Slioch - A Walkhighlands Bagging Frenzy!!

Route: Slioch, near Kinlochewe

Munros: Slioch

Date walked: 10/04/2016

Time taken: 8.3 hours

Distance: 19km

Ascent: 1200m

Friday evening a plan was hatched to take in Slioch. This hill was on many a radar as part of a push to compleat the Munroes, it was deemed a group effort would enrich the experience, in what was forecast for crap weather! The weather lived up to expectations with rain. sleet, and snow storms...but the sun did eventually shine :D

This would be Fife Flyers 250th Munro, he also has wrote up a wonderful report detailing the day which you can find in the link below. I will merely post my photos as a record of our day. It was a fabulous day, again with free flowing banter and snowball shenanigans.

http://www.walkhighlands.co.uk/Forum/viewtopic.php?f=9&t=61462

My photos...
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I had finished this walk with Nigel (Old Danesian) as he had a long journey South ahead of him, we had great converse over many subjects...it really helped with the long walk out. My knee was really hurting now, I wouldn't walk on the Sunday :(

Saturday night at the WH meet was quiz night! 50 people, assigned to 67 groups, fighting for quiz champions. I heard that Fife Flyer was hot favourite...but he finished in second place :shock: . I'm sure grabbing his 250th Munro earlier would help with his devastation :wink: My young group obviously didn't have the experience, or time, to enhance our knowledge and came last :lol:

This was a brilliant weekend of walking with some wonderful people, I made some new friends and hope to walk again with them all soon. Thanks to Rod & Gary for organizing, also Gill & Tomsie for being quiz masters. Looking forward to the summer meet in Assynt...my favourite part of Scotland :D 8)

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dooterbang


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Location: Glasgow
Occupation: Mental Health Nursing
Interests: Hillwalking, Running, Cycling, Cinema, Music. Comedy.
Activity: Mountain Walker
Pub: Kintail Lodge
Mountain: Stac Polly
Place: Assynt
Gear: Balaclava
Camera: Panasonic Lumix TZ40
Ideal day out: Early Start. Ridge Walk. Scrambling. Plenty of Ascent. Love long days in the hills and epic walks.
Ambition: complete a round.

Munros: 244
Corbetts: 41
Grahams: 17
Donalds: 10
Wainwrights: 18
Hewitts: 16
Sub 2000: 5



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Statistics

2016

Trips: 7
Distance: 95 km
Ascent: 8100m
Munros: 6
Corbetts: 6

2015

Trips: 11
Distance: 121.3 km
Ascent: 11648m
Munros: 4
Corbetts: 4
Grahams: 10

2014

Trips: 12
Distance: 137.5 km
Ascent: 10445m
Munros: 10
Corbetts: 2
Grahams: 1

2013

Trips: 13
Distance: 289.6 km
Ascent: 20832m
Munros: 17
Corbetts: 3
Grahams: 1
Donalds: 2
Hewitts: 4
Wainwrights 1

2012

Trips: 7
Distance: 149.8 km
Ascent: 13320m
Munros: 12
Corbetts: 4
Hewitts: 5
Wainwrights 8

2011

Trips: 28
Distance: 660.28 km
Ascent: 42025m
Munros: 67
Corbetts: 5
Sub2000s: 1

2010

Trips: 11
Distance: 246 km
Ascent: 21161m
Munros: 37


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