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My first Munro

My first Munro

Postby joemunro » Mon Apr 18, 2011 10:32 pm

Route description: Ben Lomond

Munros included on this walk: Ben Lomond

Date walked: 14/04/2011

Time taken: 5 hours

Distance: 11 km

Ascent: 974m

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The first of many i hope to conquer ! ive got the bug now lol pity about the weather, no views but what a feeling to reach the summit :D
Ben Lomond 14.4.2011.JPG
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Re: My first Munro

Postby mgmt! » Mon Apr 18, 2011 10:37 pm

well done joemunro, im sure you will get a good view on at least 1 of your next 282 !!!
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Re: My first Munro

Postby monty » Mon Apr 18, 2011 11:18 pm

Well done Jo. Shame about the views. You will get a mixture of views and clagged in days. Look forward to your next report. :D

Re: My first Munro

Postby mountain thyme » Wed Apr 20, 2011 10:37 pm

well done. i had the same views when i climbed this one!
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Re: My first Munro

Postby rockhopper » Wed Apr 20, 2011 11:11 pm

Congratulations joe - that's you bitten by the bug now.

Four times I've been up this hill and all in good weather/sun. Most of the others though have been the opposite :lol:
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Re: My first Munro

Postby lomondwalkers » Wed Apr 20, 2011 11:36 pm

Good stuff Joe, pity about the weather, the views are great when its clear, an excuse to go back on a clear day 8)
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Re: My first Munro

Postby Merry-walker » Thu Apr 21, 2011 8:13 am

Well done :)
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Re: My first Munro

Postby pollyh33 » Thu Apr 21, 2011 8:24 am

Yep! Identical weather to when I did it!!! I have been reassured that the views are fantastic!! :lol:
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Re: My first Munro

Postby davetherave » Thu Apr 21, 2011 9:27 am

Well done Joe. Our views were as bad as yours when we were up there.
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Re: My first Munro

Postby Del246 » Thu Apr 21, 2011 11:16 am

Well done. I need to return to this Munro because I have still to get a view from the summit !
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Re: My first Munro

Postby ChrisW » Thu Apr 21, 2011 12:02 pm

Well done Joe, by the comments above it seems you got the 'standard' weather for this hill :lol: next time mate.....there's always next time :wink:
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Re: My first Munro

Postby pruney84 » Thu Apr 21, 2011 5:14 pm

Well done Joe, my first munro also, here's to many more!!!

Unlike most other people here I actually had a lovely clear day for it although i've not had a view from the top of a munro again since, must have just got lucky that first Day!
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Re: My first Munro

Postby gammy leg walker » Thu Apr 21, 2011 9:14 pm

Nice one joemunro,this was also my 1st munro it"s not all about the views though they do help,hope you have many more but with better veiws
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Re: My first Munro

Postby RicKamila » Thu Apr 21, 2011 9:29 pm

We just did our first Corbett and had an amazing feeling on the summit (Morrone), so can imagine how you felt. Hoping to bag a Munro soon. Well done with your first Munro :clap:
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