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20 Stone and Made it

20 Stone and Made it


by Cannon » Thu Aug 04, 2011 1:52 pm

Route description: Ben Nevis by the Carn Mor Dearg Arete

Munros included on this walk: Ben Nevis, Carn Mor Dearg

Date walked: 04/08/2011

Time taken: 12 hours

Distance: 19 km

Ascent: 1558m

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Re: 20 Stone and Made it

Postby Cannon » Sat Aug 06, 2011 10:09 am

Paul Webster wrote:Was brill, I've tried to shoot bits of video and know how much effort it takes to make it look good (I never managed it :lol: ) with the imaginative camera angles; the music was good too, love the way the pics were timed to go with the fast and slow bits :thumbup:

pigeon wrote:that climb up from the hut to carn mor dearg is torture


Yeah - I think we are going to re-do the CMD arete at some point and change the start to the new(ish) North Face car park which will mean avoiding that climb - better views and the only disadvantage maybe is not visiting the CIC hut.


Hey Paul,

One day in the distant future when My kids are older and my legs dont hurt anymore ;-), i will probably take the North Face Car Park route up with my boys.
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Re: 20 Stone and Made it

Postby mountainstar » Sat Aug 06, 2011 12:04 pm

Very, very good, enjoyed that, especially as I also did it a few weeks ago :D
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Re: 20 Stone and Made it

Postby magicdin » Sat Aug 06, 2011 7:10 pm

Cannon wrote:
Hey Magicdin, we stayed about 35 minutes south of Glen Nevis at a camp site called Red Squirrel. We tend to look for campsites that allow fires. The wood was provided free but it was a bit wet. Couple of Bags of kindling later roaring fire.

The camp site was friendly, beautiful, clean and about 3 meters deep for swimming. The campsite was well worth the drive to the mountain.

http://www.redsquirrelcampsite.co.uk



Good Stuff Cannon - Just Asking - looked a grand day oot
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Re: 20 Stone and Made it

Postby thufferin succotash » Mon Aug 08, 2011 10:39 pm

Great report and achievement by you all guys - looked like you had such a laugh. Loved the video - filming, timing and music ..spot on. Looking forward to the next one!! In the meantime, will refer back to this when I need a chuckle. :lol:
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Re: 20 Stone and Made it

Postby steven671 » Fri Sep 02, 2011 6:41 pm

well done,that`s one i`ve marked for when the snow come`s
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Re: 20 Stone and Made it

Postby Mountainlove » Fri Sep 02, 2011 8:55 pm

Really enjoyed your video!!! Really well done and it looked like a great day out!!
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