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Re: More clouds to dampen the day.

Chrisabelle wrote:Good decision to go back to trig point. Not sure I would've kept going to the :clap: top in those conditions, especially not on my own.

Thought about the turn back Chris if the path had'nt turned into anything i would have about turned, believe me :lol:
by luckyguy68
Fri Jul 06, 2012 11:52 am
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: More clouds to dampen the day.
Replies: 6
Views: 2616

More clouds to dampen the day.

For my second outing in a week i was faced with the prospect of the forecast of rain, thunder and 60% chance of cloud free munros. :( And once again MWIS was slightly off with their precictions. The only weather problems I encountered were thick cloud at the summits. Saying that, bar one potentially...
by luckyguy68
Fri Jul 06, 2012 11:42 am
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: More clouds to dampen the day.
Replies: 6
Views: 2616

The viewless ridge

:thumbup: Another fine walk let doon by our incliment weather :( :lol: . The MWIS forecast was tantalising me with the all to familiar indicator this Summer of four seasons in one hour stuff. Nevertheless, this was my only opporchancity of a walk that week and a wee bit of rain, thunder, lightening ...
by luckyguy68
Tue Jul 03, 2012 11:31 am
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: The viewless ridge
Replies: 1
Views: 1696

Re: The Cairnwell munros. Take two and 2 numphties

Found these three mind numbingly boring on a clear day never mind what you put yourself through. :lol: Well done you for plodding on :thumbup:
by luckyguy68
Sun Jun 17, 2012 5:26 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: The Cairnwell munros. Take two and 2 numphties
Replies: 3
Views: 3212

An Socach

Day two of my wee adventure in The Cairngorms. Once again i could easily have bagged some more hills but i have not got my improvisiong head on for straying to far from my plans. :roll: Left Braemar hostel at 0835 and was on the hill by 0850. How splendifico would it be to have this beauty on your d...
by luckyguy68
Sun Jun 17, 2012 5:23 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: An Socach
Replies: 0
Views: 786

Glas Maol circuit

Today was a day of venturing into the unknown 8) This was my first time experiencing the joys of munro bagging on back to back days and hostelling. I left home at 0645 and was booted up and ready for the off by 0845. The weather conditions were pretty ideal with an overcast sun and very little wind....
by luckyguy68
Fri Jun 15, 2012 1:32 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Glas Maol circuit
Replies: 0
Views: 704

Re: Hello

Welcome to WH!!, Like everyone on here climbing their first munro the saying is"im not a bagger". Personally im just addicted to climbing hills over 3000ft :lol:
by luckyguy68
Tue Jun 12, 2012 4:45 pm
 
Forum: Say hello...
Topic: Hello
Replies: 1
Views: 797

Re: Cuillin Traverse: Ration sweat not water (Day 2)

what cracking weather you got. Im heading to the Cairngorms for a few days and am no jealous of where youve been :mrgreen: . Think i will be at Skye this time next year. Good stuff :clap:
by luckyguy68
Tue Jun 12, 2012 4:29 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Cuillin Traverse: Ration sweat not water (Day 2)
Replies: 22
Views: 11847

Cairnwells in reverse

These three were meant to be done in winter. I had never been up the Glenshee area and was on the nosey side and wanted to check out the surrounding area in fairer weather :crazy: The journey up was a bit mental as my sat nav kept on wanting to take me on a circuit of Perth. :evil: Im not even going...
by luckyguy68
Sun Jun 03, 2012 6:42 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Cairnwells in reverse
Replies: 1
Views: 1792

Re: Ice cold on "Mullach"

Cant add much that has'nt already been said other than "photos of the month". :thumbup:
by luckyguy68
Wed May 30, 2012 9:22 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Ice cold on "Mullach"
Replies: 43
Views: 10850

Re: Hydration Packs

I have been using Decathlons own brand at half the price and it has been fine for the last dozen or so walks. I have my eye on the osprey model though for when my cheapo one fails (as they all do eventually)
by luckyguy68
Tue May 29, 2012 11:16 pm
 
Forum: Gear and Equipment talk
Topic: Hydration Packs
Replies: 34
Views: 7732

Re: Ben Narnain (My 4th Munro)

Planning on doing Ben Narnain in the next few weeks. Thanks for the heads up :thumbup:
by luckyguy68
Tue May 29, 2012 11:11 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Ben Narnain (My 4th Munro)
Replies: 6
Views: 3053

Re: Hello and just hoping . . .

Welcome to the site. I cant help you with your questions but im sure if you post in "general discussion" section you will find the answers you are looking for.
by luckyguy68
Fri May 25, 2012 9:08 pm
 
Forum: Say hello...
Topic: Hello and just hoping . . .
Replies: 1
Views: 890

Re: Hello, I'm a Newbie

welcome to the site. Im sure you will find many helpful, and some less so :lol: , pointers for walking in Scotland
by luckyguy68
Fri May 25, 2012 9:05 pm
 
Forum: Say hello...
Topic: Hello, I'm a Newbie
Replies: 1
Views: 699

Re: Easy going at Invervar

mrssanta wrote:the thing to do is get out there and do another walk to loosen up :lol:

Just in from an hours circuit of the local country park. I strangely feel rejuvenated!! 8)
by luckyguy68
Fri May 25, 2012 9:02 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Easy going at Invervar
Replies: 3
Views: 2448
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