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Re: Steall falls wire bridge

cantabrigian wrote:When was it built, and by whom?

I don't know who built the bridge or when, but there was a wire bridge there in July 1970. Back then the side wires were a lot lower than in later reincarnations; as kids, we could hold on to both these wires with ease.
by vuirich
Tue Oct 15, 2019 7:55 pm
 
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Steall falls wire bridge
Replies: 19
Views: 790

Re: Ben Hope for 282 with banner, pipes and mug

Many congratulations to Ian on his compleation. :clap: :clap: What great weather as well. Brilliant. 8)

I, too, compleated on Ben Hope just a few weeks ago, in similar beautiful sunshine. Ben Hope has such wonderful views - it is a fine hill on which to finish.
by vuirich
Tue Oct 01, 2019 8:50 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Ben Hope for 282 with banner, pipes and mug
Replies: 12
Views: 558

Re: Mont Blanc revisited - the icing on the cake

Great report, and congratulations on summiting. 8) 8) Your photos and narrative brought back fond memories of climbing Mont Blanc by this route in 1980. We stayed at the old Gouter Hut - what a location - and had great conditions for the summit climb. Even after all these years the apprehension of c...
by vuirich
Mon Jul 22, 2019 8:13 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Outside Scotland
Topic: Mont Blanc revisited - the icing on the cake
Replies: 12
Views: 634

Corrieyairack capers - Gairbeinn & Meall na h-Aisre

Corbetts: Gairbeinn, Meall na h-Aisre Date: Saturday 24th June 2017 Who: Steve and me Weather: Blustery showers We had been hoping to head up to Skye this weekend to climb our final Munros in the Cuillin, but a forecast of rain and gale-force winds in the west meant that common sense (wisely) got t...
by vuirich
Sat Jul 15, 2017 8:47 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Corrieyairack capers - Gairbeinn & Meall na h-Aisre
Replies: 0
Views: 886

Re: Eastern Cairngorms from Tomintoul

Another big walk, malky. I like the ad hoc approach to choice of route. :) :)
by vuirich
Tue Jul 11, 2017 8:50 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Eastern Cairngorms from Tomintoul
Replies: 3
Views: 1368

Found - mobile phone on Beinn na Gainimh

Found a mobile phone on Beinn na Gainimh today. PM me with details if you think it's yours.
by vuirich
Sun Jan 06, 2013 8:40 pm
 
Forum: Lost and Found
Topic: Found - mobile phone on Beinn na Gainimh
Replies: 0
Views: 884

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