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A WEE BOYS FIRST MUNRO

A WEE BOYS FIRST MUNRO


Postby DEADEVEN » Tue May 10, 2011 11:45 pm

Munros included on this walk: Bidean nam Bian

Date walked: 01/05/2011

Time taken: 5.5 hours

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Me and my mate decided to take his wee boy up into the lost valley
for a bit of wild camping and to give him a feel for the great outdoors.
so after his aunt getting him his 1st pair of walking boots for his birthday
and him packing his bag full of sweets and choc's,off we went on what was to be a
great 24hrs in the valley.
It took us maybe 1hr to get up into the valley collecting wood as we went,
for a wee fire to create the atmosphere that we wanted,so after getting tents up
the fire was soon taking shape and the deer had started to drop into the valley,
which the boy was keen to get closer to :lol:
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father and son

after some dinner and a wander about for wood it was getting dark and the young one
was ready for his sleeping bag.
his father and me sat by the fire and had a dram or two
debating whether to go up bidean with him in the morning or not???
when morning came it became clear we HAD to take him up bidean
as the views where going to be great and it is a hill we have both done many times,
so here is a selection of photos of a wee boys first hill and this is my 1st walk report so sorry for the out of sequence photos (i'll get the hang of it) The young lads's name is johnny G and he's 8 years old,he had a great introduction
to hillwalking and really impressed me and his father so we cant wait to get him out again and you've guessed it neither can he!!!
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Re: A WEE BOYS FIRST MUNRO

Postby rockhopper » Wed May 11, 2011 12:04 am

Congratulations johnny G - well done ! :clap: :clap:

That's you started, there'll be no stopping you now :thumbup:
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Re: A WEE BOYS FIRST MUNRO

Postby ChrisW » Wed May 11, 2011 8:40 am

Nice report 'Deadeven' - great to see a young un out and about on the hills having such a good time with his dad. Great pics too :D

Congratulations johnny - a great effort on your first outing :clap:
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Re: A WEE BOYS FIRST MUNRO

Postby Jockstar » Wed May 11, 2011 12:01 pm

What a thrill for the lad and the dad. And what a great mountain to climb. Good stuff and will be looking out for his walk reports. :D
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Re: A WEE BOYS FIRST MUNRO

Postby Fudgie » Wed May 11, 2011 1:07 pm

I have to laugh at the wee man doing "The Broony" in a couple of the pictures :D

He'll be keen to do a few more I imagine and from the looks of it he had decent weather for his first Munro. Great stuff.
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Re: A WEE BOYS FIRST MUNRO

Postby Valerie » Wed May 11, 2011 2:14 pm

Well done Johnny and what a fantastic Munro to be your first :clap: :clap: :clap: Love the campfire photos too, it looks like you all had a great time :D
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Re: A WEE BOYS FIRST MUNRO

Postby Johnny Corbett » Wed May 11, 2011 2:46 pm

Well done Johnny G from Johnny C even though you're wearing a Celtic top :D
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Re: A WEE BOYS FIRST MUNRO

Postby The-Big-Grey-Man » Wed May 11, 2011 7:47 pm

Thats quite a mountain for a first munro, great stuff.
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Re: A WEE BOYS FIRST MUNRO

Postby SouthernUplandKing » Fri May 13, 2011 12:51 am

Congrats to the wee fella :D Not too keen on the top though :lol: Just kidding :D
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Re: A WEE BOYS FIRST MUNRO

Postby yokehead » Sun May 15, 2011 6:44 pm

Well done to you all, great to be able to share such a great pastime and a superb choice for a first Munro! :D
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Re: A WEE BOYS FIRST MUNRO

Postby DEADEVEN » Thu May 19, 2011 8:24 pm

thanks for your replies
you's have made a wee boy very happy :clap:
and given him even more encouragement :lol:
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Re: A WEE BOYS FIRST MUNRO

Postby flipside » Thu May 19, 2011 8:36 pm

good effort, amazing to see kids on the hills looking forward to report number 2, cracking choice of mountain i bet you those memeories will last a life time 8)
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