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Bum slide and green nuts

Bum slide and green nuts


by Merry-walker » Mon Mar 07, 2011 9:58 pm

Route description: Cairn Gorm and the northern corries

Munros included on this walk: Cairn Gorm

Date walked: 06/03/2011

Time taken: 6.5 hours

Distance: 13 km

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Re: Bum slide and green nuts

Postby gammy leg walker » Tue Mar 08, 2011 10:54 am

Smashing report M-W looks like you all had a fine day(how did you find wearing crampons).
Been up Cairn Gorm once but plan to go back soon.
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Re: Bum slide and green nuts

Postby smirnie71 » Tue Mar 08, 2011 12:55 pm

What a fabulous report Merry!!!! :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: little envious and completely understand why this was priority over meeting with us! Hehe!! :lol:
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Re: Bum slide and green nuts

Postby blueyed » Tue Mar 08, 2011 1:35 pm

what i wlways like the most is that you're standing there on cairngorm, freezing to death of snow and wind and then have a look to meall a'bhuachaille and ... there's spring there :)
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Re: Bum slide and green nuts

Postby Tomsie » Tue Mar 08, 2011 2:43 pm

Good post and nice photos merrywalker
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Re: Bum slide and green nuts

Postby kevsbald » Tue Mar 08, 2011 5:31 pm

Oochaboy! Fabbydoo.
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Re: Bum slide and green nuts

Postby andyfitz » Tue Mar 08, 2011 5:49 pm

Top report and some great pics too. :thumbup:
Partial to the occasional bum slide myself - though would rather avoid the complaint referred to in the second part of the walk title.
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Re: Bum slide and green nuts

Postby morag1 » Tue Mar 08, 2011 7:16 pm

Hi MW really enjoyed the report and your photos are stunning, looks like you all had a great day out. Have never tried bum-slides ( too scared of getting hurt!) but might give it a go one of those days!! :)
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Re: Bum slide and green nuts

Postby Merry-walker » Tue Mar 08, 2011 7:35 pm

kinley wrote:Lovely day 8)

Recognise some of the folks in that pic - pretty sure Hazel and I passed your group on the top of Cairn Lochain and then overtook you just before the car park when your group spread out a bit. 8)


I think you're right. I stood aside to let a guy and his lass past while I stood waiting for one of the group. I mustv'e looked awful as I felt shattered and could only mumble as I grimaced what I thought looked like a smile. So the yeti in the purple coat was me :lol:

gammy leg walker wrote:Smashing report M-W looks like you all had a fine day(how did you find wearing crampons).
Been up Cairn Gorm once but plan to go back soon.



Had to pretend I was John wayne, the rest was easy :shock: :lol:


smirnie71 wrote:What a fabulous report Merry!!!! :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: little envious and completely understand why this was priority over meeting with us! Hehe!! :lol:


aww, sorry. next time promise.. :D

blueyed wrote:what i wlways like the most is that you're standing there on cairngorm, freezing to death of snow and wind and then have a look to meall a'bhuachaille and ... there's spring there :)


I know, its fab eh 8)

cheers Kev and Tomsie :D

Andy - green nuts is something I'm pleased to say, that I'll never have to deal with :lol: :lol: :P and Morag, go for it girl, just wear better coloured socks than mine :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: Bum slide and green nuts

Postby kinley » Tue Mar 08, 2011 10:11 pm

Your photos are a bit out of kilter. This is the top of Cairn Lochain:
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As it happens I'm in it and Hazel's head is in it.

Here's the reciprocal view - your group is on the left.
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Can't see your multi-coloured socks though :lol:
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Re: Bum slide and green nuts

Postby rockhopper » Tue Mar 08, 2011 10:18 pm

kinley wrote:Can't see your multi-coloured socks though :lol:
:? :problem: :idea: aye..maybe you need to get a better camera :lol:
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Re: Bum slide and green nuts

Postby JTweedie » Tue Mar 08, 2011 10:34 pm

Great photos, especially the one's lower down - love the colours!
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Re: Bum slide and green nuts

Postby Merry-walker » Tue Mar 08, 2011 10:40 pm

ha ha a ha :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

Don't get that Kinley...

I'm always the one behind so the group should be before me....??

ha ha

where's your lass? you recognise her heed from that distance?? :lol:

kindest regards to you both :D :D :D :D :D
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Re: Bum slide and green nuts

Postby ChrisW » Wed Mar 09, 2011 1:08 am

Bloody fantastic report & pics - green nuts and all - well done MW - loved this :D
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Re: Bum slide and green nuts

Postby Merry-walker » Wed Mar 09, 2011 9:21 am

Thanks muchly Chris :D
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Re: Bum slide and green nuts

Postby potace » Wed Mar 09, 2011 10:14 am

Great report Jac. Looks like i missed a good one. Just one small point though. You don't belong to our club, we own you!
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