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Ben Gulabin

Ben Gulabin


Postby Stretch » Fri May 06, 2011 6:22 pm

Route description: Ben Gulabin, Glen Shee

Corbetts included on this walk: Ben Gulabin

Date walked: 06/05/2011

Time taken: 1.3 hours

Distance: 5.1 km

Ascent: 480m

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Needed something rather easy and close by to do on this Friday afternoon so I choose Ben Gulabin just north of the Spittal of Glenshee. The forecast didn't look too good for the morning, so I didn't start my walk until 2. An hour and a half later I was back at the car. I traveled very light and used the camera on my phone, only took 2 sips of water the whole way. :shock: This is a simple walk, but the views south were really nice once the cloud broke away. I carried on from the summit to the east top and then down the steepish slope all the way back to the car. A good little hill for a 'quickie'. 8)


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Spittal of Glenshee


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Ben Gulabin summit


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From the eastern top


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Road to Braemar from start of descent
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Re: Ben Gulabin

Postby davetherave » Fri May 06, 2011 6:43 pm

Hey stretch, is that you now making a hit on the corbetts.

That was our 2010 hogmanay walk but we extended it slightly by walking round the coire to the north due to the decent weather.

Brought back memories of a fine day for us.

Cheers. Dave.
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Re: Ben Gulabin

Postby ChrisW » Fri May 06, 2011 6:54 pm

nice one stretch, even with the cloud there are some good views there, you can't beat a 'quickie' :wink: :lol:
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Re: Ben Gulabin

Postby Stretch » Fri May 06, 2011 7:01 pm

Getting a few more of them in now Dave, especially now that I'm running out of nearby munros. :lol: I was going to head on up the road to do the Loch Callater corbett you guys did not too long ago, but looking at the sky I decided against it.
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Re: Ben Gulabin

Postby gammy leg walker » Fri May 06, 2011 8:06 pm

Looks like you had a nice wee walk Andy
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Re: Ben Gulabin

Postby rockhopper » Fri May 06, 2011 9:40 pm

Looks a nice walk to fit in when you've got a spare hour or two - helps keep fit as well :D
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Re: Ben Gulabin

Postby Johnny Corbett » Fri May 06, 2011 10:10 pm

There's a few quickies in that area that you can knock off within a couple of hours, by using a car you could probably get 4 in, in a day.
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Re: Ben Gulabin

Postby davetherave » Sat May 07, 2011 2:02 am

Any chance of a contact no for all the above quickies in the area. :lol:
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Re: Ben Gulabin

Postby Merry-walker » Sun May 08, 2011 1:01 am

Easy and simple for a nice lad like you with long legs - but for a widget like me, it was hard going :wink: :lol: :lol: :lol:

nice report Stretch... not sure about you calling it a quickie though... for me, it took longer :wink:
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Re: Ben Gulabin

Postby 2dalmatians » Sun May 08, 2011 9:25 am

Nice report Stretch - an hour and a half though? - I guarantee that's not "2D time" :lol:
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Re: Ben Gulabin

Postby Merry-walker » Mon May 09, 2011 1:05 am

No MW time either (add 40 divide by 3 then add 120) :lol:

2D, everyone would still do this walk faster that me :lol:

good one Stretch...
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Re: Ben Gulabin

Postby Graeme D » Mon May 09, 2011 1:56 pm

Stretch wrote:Needed something rather easy and close by to do on this Friday afternoon so I choose Ben Gulabin just north of the Spittal of Glenshee.


Would the nearest pub not have fit the bill perfectly???? :lol: :lol: :lol: Instead off you go galavanting up some Corbett! Lord help us - Stretch is now at the Corbetts! He'll have the Munros done by next week right enough, so he needs something to occupy his time for the rest of the summer and take his mind off that pesky thesis he's rumoured to be working on.

Excellent work that man - keep it up! :D
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Re: Ben Gulabin

Postby Stretch » Mon May 09, 2011 2:42 pm

Graeme, I was thinking about 17th century Scottish apocalyptic thought the entire way up this hill :lol: I did decide to cancel my plans to join you and Kev in the Mamores this week in order to give the thesis more attention, but I'll be wishing I had of joined up as the week goes on. You kids have fun!

Now, when can I get the next corbett in . . .
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