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Postby portosport » Wed Oct 07, 2009 3:50 pm

Hello,
I took early retirement at 57 just over two years ago. Have been walking all over the Scottish mainland and islands for the last 25 years, mostly low level, catering for my interest in landscape photography. Since my retirement I've contracted the mountain virus. In the last year I've hill walked in the Lake District, the French Pyrenees and as much of Scotland as the weather permits. Not taking as many photographs now (extra weight). My interest in Munros, Corbetts, Grahams, Wainwrights and other hills has taken over. When the weather is right I jump in the campervan and head for the hills.
Have been using Walk Highlands as a guest for over a year now and find it the most useful source of walk info around. Now happy to register.
portosport
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Posts: 1
Munros:64   Corbetts:67
Grahams:68   Donalds:77
Sub 2000:260   Hewitts:221
Wainwrights:214   Islands:74
Joined: Oct 7, 2009
Location: Edinburgh

Re: Hello

Postby walk aboot » Wed Oct 07, 2009 6:26 pm

Hi Portosport

Sounds ideal! I could very easily retire to a lifestyle like that now...at 37 :D
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walk aboot
 
Posts: 2465
Munros:36   Corbetts:4
Donalds:1
Hewitts:2
Wainwrights:2   Islands:27
Joined: Feb 12, 2009
Location: Glasgow

Re: Hello

Postby Alan S » Wed Oct 07, 2009 6:37 pm

Hello :wave:

Welcome to the site
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Alan S
Mountain Walker
 
Posts: 1462
Munros:207   Corbetts:4
Grahams:4   Donalds:1
Sub 2000:4   
Islands:12
Joined: Nov 10, 2008
Location: Stirlingshire
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Re: Hello

Postby skuk007 » Wed Oct 07, 2009 8:20 pm

Welcome to the site - sounds like a great way to spend your retirement. :)
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Mountain Walker
 
Posts: 1419
Munros:44   
Hewitts:8
Wainwrights:16   
Joined: Aug 24, 2009
Location: Bristol

Re: Hello

Postby monty » Wed Oct 07, 2009 9:33 pm

Hi Portosport.
Welcome to the site. I wish I could retire and head for the hills but I am still a mere youngster at 49. :lol:

Good luck on your Munro list.
monty
 

Re: Hello

Postby monarchming » Thu Oct 08, 2009 9:27 am

Hey Portosport and welcome! :thumbup:
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Munro compleatist
 
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Munros:159   
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Location: South Ayrshire

Re: Hello

Postby zebidee1 » Sun Oct 11, 2009 8:44 pm

Hello there, welcome along.

:D


Not retired, but do feel 65 at the mo. Actual age = 38. :shock:
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Posts: 89
Munros:1   
Joined: Jul 25, 2009
Location: Invergordon




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