first munro done
by sonic » Tue Jun 21, 2011 11:27 pm
Munros included on this walk: Ben Lomond
Date walked: 21/06/2011
Time taken: 4.5 hours
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Thought i'd share my first munro with you and have a go at my first report as well.
Unfortunately its nothing too exciting to all you more experienced munro baggers
as its Ben Lomond.
Chose this one as i was doing it solo and knew it would be busy and the loch lomond munros
are the closest to home.
Left home at 10.40am and got to Rowardennan car park at 12.10pm.
Started on the tourist route at 12.15 and managed to get to the summit at 2.15
spent about half an hour on the summit and decided to head back down the ptarmigan ridge.
Cracking day and really enjoyed it.
A few photos of the day.
by Jock McJock » Tue Jun 21, 2011 11:38 pm
by sonic » Wed Jun 22, 2011 11:12 pm
Weather was kind on the day
Views were great felt the pictures didn't do them justice.
Quite busy hill and if i ever do it again will go up the ptarmigan ridge way and down the tourist route.
Next stop though Arrochar alps
by pollyh33 » Thu Jun 23, 2011 11:34 am
by sonic » Thu Jun 23, 2011 10:35 pm
Now looking forward to doing some more
by Morag M » Fri Jun 24, 2011 2:43 pm
by Merry-walker » Fri Jun 24, 2011 3:13 pm
by sonic » Fri Jun 24, 2011 11:53 pm
sarahkirsty wrote:Well done on your 1st Munro, this was my first one in July 2010, did not do the ridge though, will have to go back sometime, what have you got planned for your next one
Hi sarahkirsty planning on doing the other side of the loch next, Beinn Ime and Beinn Narnain are the two that i am thinking about, not maybe at the same time though.
by brizza71 » Sat Jun 25, 2011 7:58 pm
by sonic » Sat Jun 25, 2011 11:16 pm
brizza71 wrote:Hi sonic i done Ben Lomond the day before also my 1st munro. Done the same route as well, think i'll go up the ridge the next time. I'm hoping to do Ben Ime and Narnian this week, good luck with your future climbs
Hi Brizza when i was coming down ptarmigan couldn't help but think it would be a great way to climb the hill.
Hopefully get Ime and Narnain done this weekend.
Read your cobbler report as well, was the first hill i climbed but that was a while back now
Good luck to you as well