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BYNACK MORE.. NOT EXACTLY

BYNACK MORE.. NOT EXACTLY


Postby blueyed » Sat Mar 26, 2011 7:43 pm

Route description: Bynack More from Glenmore

Munros included on this walk: Bynack More

Date walked: 18/03/2011

Time taken: 6 hours

Distance: 19.5 km

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this is going to be a short story...
after early wake up and 2 hrs drive we finaly arrived to glenmore lodge and started our walking day.
weather was really great - loads of sunshine, not too windy (until we reached ryvoan bothy). plenty of snow.. a little bit too much as for bagging a munro that day apparently. we managed to walk as far as the foot of an lurg, I must say i struggled a lot - snow was knee deep, sometimes thigh deep and i had a lot of trouble to make any steps (i am quite short and my legs are pretty short too).. anyway, after nearly 3 hrs of wading thru the white desert (and not even started the ascent yet!) we decided there is no chance to bag a munro that day and come down before the sunset. and when i thought that i would have at least another 6-7 hrs of struggle i just thought it wasnt worth it.
we decided to leave bynack more for some other day and i think that was just a right decision as we would never do it in time before the dawn.
anyway - it was a great day, with great weather and sunshine!
we built a big snowman which was a lot of fun and eased out tiredness and disappointment... in case you wondered - that thing is a LEG.

more pics here: http://around-scotland.blogspot.com/2011/03/bynack-more.html
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an lurg & bynack more
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strath nethy
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cool dude
Last edited by blueyed on Sat Mar 26, 2011 8:46 pm, edited 1 time in total.
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Re: BYNACK MORE.. NOT EXACTLY

Postby Stretch » Sat Mar 26, 2011 8:24 pm

Awesome pics Ela, but surely that wasn't today?
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Re: BYNACK MORE.. NOT EXACTLY

Postby blueyed » Sat Mar 26, 2011 8:45 pm

gosh, i keep forgetting to change the date! of course not today :)) just a week ago, so the date is 'fresh enough anyway' :) though there's much less snow now ...
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Re: BYNACK MORE.. NOT EXACTLY

Postby ChrisW » Sat Mar 26, 2011 10:06 pm

:lol: fantastic :lol: Great snowman but really great pics :D
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