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Hello from Australia!

Hello from Australia!

Postby sth_for_wintr » Tue Mar 06, 2018 6:38 am

Hi folks!

I'm Liz from Victoria, Australia and I'm coming to visit in July! My ideal hike is a solo overnighter in temperate rainforest with my dog. Thanks very much for access to this wonderful website and community. See you on the hills in July and thanks for the resources!


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Re: Hello from Australia!

Postby Sgurr » Sun Apr 01, 2018 2:20 pm

We've got rain, and we've got forests....but rainforests :crazy: Hope you have a great time when you get here.
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Re: Hello from Australia!

Postby onsen » Sun Apr 01, 2018 8:56 pm

Enjoy your walking holiday in July, Liz. 8)
...oh, and welcome to this forum.
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Re: Hello from Australia!

Postby Caberfeidh » Mon Apr 02, 2018 9:17 am

G'Day Sheila! I have waltzed me matilda all over Oz, back in Dear Old Blighty for some years now. I would recommend spending time in the Cairngorms, where we have forest and it will probably rain. Other nice places are Glen Coe, Appin, Knoydart, Moidart, Skye, Mull, oh... er, just anywhere really. Rejoice that we lack the plethora of deadly creatures found in Oz, but we do have a wee snake, the adder, a member of the viper family which can spoil your day so be aware of them. The weather is more likely to kill you, so be prepared. Welcome to Scotland!

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Cairngorm Rainforest

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Scottish Rainforest Snake

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Rannoch Moor rain

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Rothiemurchus Rainforest

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Skye Rainforest

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Glen Coe, a howling desolate wilderness of eternal rain

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Torrential Rain in West Highlands
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Re: Hello from Australia!

Postby dav2930 » Sat Apr 07, 2018 4:53 pm

Hope you enjoy your time in Scotland. I reckon some of the deciduous woodlands along the west coast - e.g. in Glen Nevis gorge - would be classified as temperate rainforest! :)
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