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New `Walker`


Postby zebidee1 » Sat Jul 25, 2009 8:53 pm

A quick hello to all.

A little about myself. I`m 38, live in Invergordon, and work out of Inverness.

For some reason I have been bitten by the fitness bug over the last 7 weeks or so, and figure hill walking would be a good form of exercise to take up. So, in readiness I bought my first pair of boots last week, ready to be abused.

So, I may pop in from time to time to ask advice, if its not already on the boards.

Cheers

8)
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Re: New `Walker`

Postby Paul Webster » Sat Jul 25, 2009 9:15 pm

Hi and welcome. With a name like Zebidee, you'll be springing up the hills in no time. Might be worth having a quick look at the Skills section to get a intro to navigation etc. :D
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Re: New `Walker`

Postby zebidee1 » Sat Jul 25, 2009 9:42 pm

Cheers Paul.

Was in the Army, but left around 13 years ago. But really only had very basic map reading skills. Just got my own compass and map today, so will break them out give them a look.

BTW, zebidee1 is my xbox gamertag, and has just stuck. :D
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Re: New `Walker`

Postby mountain coward » Sun Jul 26, 2009 5:29 pm

Boing!! :D As you're from near Inverness I'll be calling on you then when I go to do the Strathfarrar Munros and others in that area! :D There seems to be a lot on here from around that area...
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Re: New `Walker`

Postby Tenbob » Sun Jul 26, 2009 10:48 pm

Wow! Another Invergordon-er!

I left the place about 18 years ago. Not telling you who I am though, that town is far too wee!
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Re: New `Walker`

Postby zebidee1 » Mon Jul 27, 2009 8:36 pm

mountain coward wrote:Boing!! :D As you're from near Inverness I'll be calling on you then when I go to do the Strathfarrar Munros and others in that area! :D There seems to be a lot on here from around that area...



LOL, I think you had better call on some one with more experience, I havent even done 1 Munro yet. Although I keep driving too and from work, and eyeing up Ben Wyvis. I still have got kit to get, although I do have nice new boots that need broken in. :shock:

Good luck in finding a good montain guide from the Inverness area, mountain coward.
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Re: New `Walker`

Postby zebidee1 » Mon Jul 27, 2009 8:41 pm

Tenbob wrote:Wow! Another Invergordon-er!

I left the place about 18 years ago. Not telling you who I am though, that town is far too wee!



Ah, Tenbob, heard of you. :problem:


Only jesting.

I bet you`re glad you left and never came back. I origionally lived in little Glasgow, Alness. Joined army, and returned 11 years later( why ? ), and have now settled in Invergordon. It`s not bad really, if you close your eyes. :lol:
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Re: New `Walker`

Postby mountain coward » Tue Jul 28, 2009 10:57 pm

zebidee1 wrote:
mountain coward wrote:Boing!! :D As you're from near Inverness I'll be calling on you then when I go to do the Strathfarrar Munros and others in that area! :D There seems to be a lot on here from around that area...



LOL, I think you had better call on some one with more experience, I havent even done 1 Munro yet. Although I keep driving too and from work, and eyeing up Ben Wyvis. I still have got kit to get, although I do have nice new boots that need broken in. :shock:

Good luck in finding a good montain guide from the Inverness area, mountain coward.


Well even if you don't have experience of them, I may still call you for some company! I seem to do too many Munros on my own!
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Re: New `Walker`

Postby Stretch » Tue Jul 28, 2009 10:59 pm

zebidee1 wrote:
BTW, zebidee1 is my xbox gamertag, and has just stuck. :D



Long live the Xbox :D

If you can't play outside, might as well play inside lol.
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Re: New `Walker`

Postby zebidee1 » Wed Jul 29, 2009 1:11 pm

Stretch wrote:
zebidee1 wrote:
BTW, zebidee1 is my xbox gamertag, and has just stuck. :D



Long live the Xbox :D

If you can't play outside, might as well play inside lol.



I like that Stretch, I may have that as my motto.

Take it your on LIVE ?
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Re: New `Walker`

Postby Stretch » Wed Jul 29, 2009 1:14 pm

Yeah, Rolla Stretcha is the tag.
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Re: New `Walker`

Postby HighlandSC » Thu Jul 30, 2009 11:33 am

Stretch wrote:Long live the Xbox :D

If you can't play outside, might as well play inside lol.


AGREED :D
Althought haven't used mine in a good few weeks. Xbox live is a great thing though!
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Re: New `Walker`

Postby HighlandSC » Thu Jul 30, 2009 11:35 am

Oh and welcome zebidee! I'm going to attempt Ben Wyvis as my first munro this weekend...don't eye it every day but did go for a drive past last weekend...looks do-able!
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Re: New `Walker`

Postby zebidee1 » Thu Jul 30, 2009 7:19 pm

HighlandSC wrote:
Stretch wrote:Long live the Xbox :D

If you can't play outside, might as well play inside lol.


AGREED :D
Althought haven't used mine in a good few weeks. Xbox live is a great thing though!



I havent used mine for about 4 weeks now, cant do everything. Work, fitness, dog walking,DIY,family, and erm xbox. That seems way down the list at the moment. Mind you tbh, I havent missed it. But I`m sure from time to time I can hear it saying "Switch me on, you know you want to." :D
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Re: New `Walker`

Postby zebidee1 » Thu Jul 30, 2009 7:22 pm

HighlandSC wrote:Oh and welcome zebidee! I'm going to attempt Ben Wyvis as my first munro this weekend...don't eye it every day but did go for a drive past last weekend...looks do-able!



Thanks for the warm welcome.

Hope you manage the Ben Wyvis. Looks fairly straight forward, but what does a novice know? :?
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