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First Munro for 10 year old

First Munro for 10 year old


Postby steph_a5 » Sat Sep 26, 2020 10:04 am

Route description: Ben Chonzie via Glen Lednock

Munros included on this walk: Ben Chonzie

Date walked: 20/09/2020

Distance: 12.5 km

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would highly recommend this munro for anyone thinking of starting to munro bag with their kids.

some mucky bits after turning left off the path but overall a great introductory walk to munro bagging. (mines aged 10)
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Re: First Munro for 10 year old

Postby mamoset » Sat Sep 26, 2020 12:10 pm

Well done you, keep it up and enjoy. :clap:
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Re: First Munro for 10 year old

Postby Stobart » Sat Sep 26, 2020 5:18 pm

I was on the mountain at 6.40 last Sunday. On my descent from the top I must have passed at least 40 people going up. It was good to see so many enjoying the hill - especially young children.

As you say, Ben Chonzie's an ideal 'beginners' hill. Hope it encourages your son (or is it daughter?) to do some more.
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Re: First Munro for 10 year old

Postby rockhopper » Sat Sep 26, 2020 6:37 pm

Congratulations - hope you keep it up now you've got started :)
My younger son also started when he was 10 - Ben Chonzie was his fourth. However, other things got in the way and he didn't go up many more after that - cheers :)
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Re: First Munro for 10 year old

Postby steph_a5 » Sun Sep 27, 2020 7:27 pm

Stobart wrote:I was on the mountain at 6.40 last Sunday. On my descent from the top I must have passed at least 40 people going up. It was good to see so many enjoying the hill - especially young children.

As you say, Ben Chonzie's an ideal 'beginners' hill. Hope it encourages your son (or is it daughter?) to do some more.


its my son. were you the person who told me how far i had to go etc?

the hills are full of excellent comradery.

we climbed ben aan again on friday there. he's loving it
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