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A' Chralaig & Mullach Fraoch-choire

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Attachment(s) Munros: A' Chralaig, Mullach Fraoch-choire
Date walked: 08/01/2016
Distance: 13km
Ascent: 1150m
Views: 5


Beinn Sgritheall

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Attachment(s) Munros: Beinn Sgritheall
Date walked: 07/01/2016
Distance: 10km
Ascent: 1095m
Views: 6


Sgurr a' Mhaoraich

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Attachment(s) Munros: Sgurr a'Mhaoraich
Date walked: 06/01/2016
Distance: 10km
Ascent: 830m
Views: 5


Gairich

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Attachment(s) Munros: Gairich
Date walked: 05/01/2016
Distance: 15km
Ascent: 870m
Views: 6


Ben Vorlich

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Attachment(s) Munros: Ben Vorlich (Loch Lomond)
Date walked: 18/12/2015
Distance: 14km
Ascent: 940m
Views: 5


Ben Vane

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Attachment(s) Munros: Ben Vane
Date walked: 16/12/2015
Distance: 11km
Ascent: 920m
Views: 8


Mayer & Driesh

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Attachment(s) Munros: Driesh, Mayar
Date walked: 25/10/2015
Distance: 15.5km
Ascent: 710m
Views: 21


Beinn Brotain and Monadh Mor

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Attachment(s) Munros: Beinn Bhrotain, Monadh Mor
Date walked: 24/10/2015
Distance: 42km
Ascent: 960m
Views: 28


Ben Alder Round

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Attachment(s) Munros: Aonach Beag (Alder), Beinn Bheoil, Beinn Eibhinn, Beinn na Lap, Ben Alder, Carn Dearg (Corrour), Carn Dearg (Loch Pattack), Geal-charn (Alder), Sgor Gaibhre
Date walked: 04/10/2015
Distance: 83km
Ascent: 3600m
Views: 24

Cuillin Ridge Traverse

Munros: Am Basteir, Bruach na Frithe, Inaccessible Pinnacle, Sgurr a'Ghreadaidh, Sgurr a'Mhadaidh, Sgurr Alasdair, Sgurr Dubh Mor, Sgurr Mhic Choinnich, Sgurr na Banachdich, Sgurr nan Eag, Sgurr nan Gillean

Date walked: 07/09/2015

Time taken: 22 hours

Distance: 29km

Ascent: 4000m


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We met up on the Saturday morning in glorious weather and headed up to Coire na Banachdich to hide the bivvy gear away for a start of the traverse on Sunday.
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We stayed in the motor home near the Sligachan for Saturday night and somehow managed to avoid getting carried away in the pub, we'd waited too long for this attempt to blow it by over indulgence :clap:
Sunday morning wasn't too bad with low cloud covering the hills, we set off from Glen Brittle at about 6:30am.
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We made hard work of getting up to Ghas bheinn which meant it was already 10:30am before reaching the start of the traverse.
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Time for a quick bite to eat
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The midges had the same idea :(
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On Ghas bheinn
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Abbing in to the TD gap but it had become quite damp so we dropped down to the scree slopes and bypassed the climb directly out of the gap. Plus the fact that we'd accidentally forgot to pack any nuts or wires :clap: :crazy: A tad annoying especially after spending time the night before selecting a compact rack to take up!! Doohhhh :lol:
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The skies cleared by the time we reached the Innpin but decided to tackle that first thing in the morning and head off to get some well needed food and sleep
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Bivvy in Coire na Banachdich
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Not the worst morning I've ever woken up to :clap: :D
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First thing on the agenda was the Innpin. The rock was dry and perfect conditions
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I couldn't quite pluck up the bottle to stand upright on top :( :crazy:
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But Luke shows how it's done :clap:
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Abbing off the Innpin
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The conditions and views just couldn't have been better
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Finally made it to Sgurr nan Gillean at 18:30
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Extremely chuffed to have completed the traverse :D
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Perfect time to head off the South east ridge and practically ran back to the Sligachan for several celebratory beers.
Note to self: Wear gloves next time!!!
It took 2 weeks before I was able to sign into my computer with fingerprint recognition :lol: :clap:

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Distance: 48 km
Ascent: 3945m
Munros: 5

2015

Trips: 24
Distance: 556.5 km
Ascent: 30870m
Munros: 65
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Distance: 327 km
Ascent: 21735m
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2013

Trips: 26
Distance: 316 km
Ascent: 27463m
Munros: 29
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Trips: 60
Distance: 905.95 km
Ascent: 64223m
Munros: 83
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Wainwrights 13

2011

Trips: 17
Distance: 208.05 km
Ascent: 12086m
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2010

Trips: 11
Distance: 134.9 km
Ascent: 11231m
Munros: 5
Corbetts: 2
Hewitts: 15
Wainwrights 19

2009

Trips: 7
Distance: 77 km
Ascent: 4558m
Munros: 3
Hewitts: 4
Wainwrights 5

2008

Trips: 14
Distance: 152 km
Ascent: 13175m
Munros: 6
Hewitts: 12
Wainwrights 15

2007

Trips: 11
Distance: 136 km
Ascent: 10087m
Munros: 3
Corbetts: 1
Hewitts: 16
Wainwrights 20

2006

Trips: 4
Distance: 72 km
Ascent: 3515m
Munros: 2
Hewitts: 3
Wainwrights 3

2005

Trips: 2
Distance: 26 km
Ascent: 1674m
Hewitts: 2
Wainwrights 1

2004

Trips: 1
Distance: 10 km
Ascent: 803m
Hewitts: 1
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