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An excellent 2 days in the Cairngorms

An excellent 2 days in the Cairngorms


by csimbad » Thu Aug 04, 2011 10:28 pm

Munros included on this walk: Braeriach, Bynack More, Cairn Toul, Carn a'Mhaim, Derry Cairngorm, Sgor an Lochain Uaine, The Devil's Point

Date walked: 29/07/2011

Time taken: 18 hours

Distance: 56.3 km

Ascent: 3974m

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Re: An excellent 2 days in the Cairngorms

Postby csimbad » Sat Aug 06, 2011 8:32 pm

Thanks polly33, the weather and views was perfect thankfully, an excellent walk with quite a bit to take in.
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Re: An excellent 2 days in the Cairngorms

Postby csimbad » Sun Aug 07, 2011 9:29 am

Thanks skuk007, done macdui not to long ago reason for the return after the views then. Not scary at all quite liked it alone
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Re: An excellent 2 days in the Cairngorms

Postby csimbad » Sun Aug 07, 2011 9:51 am

Thanks gagfax. It was a long trek but one I would quite happily do again given I got the weather.
Cheers
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Re: An excellent 2 days in the Cairngorms

Postby csimbad » Sun Aug 07, 2011 10:33 am

No flash I'm afraid kevsbald tent was pointed in the other direction and was making the dinner about then.
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Re: An excellent 2 days in the Cairngorms

Postby aimeequicks » Sun Aug 07, 2011 2:39 pm

A great report! We are heading to the Cairgorms this weekend and you have managed to get me even more excited about the trip! We are not as hardcore as you but I will remember your mammoth walk when I am struggling!
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Re: An excellent 2 days in the Cairngorms

Postby csimbad » Sun Aug 07, 2011 6:39 pm

Thanks soulminer, hope you do get good weather its a brilliant place.
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Re: An excellent 2 days in the Cairngorms

Postby csimbad » Sun Aug 07, 2011 7:18 pm

Cheers LeithySuburbs, definitely one to remember. Midges were bad but were a good bit worse at ben hope, nasty little things
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Re: An excellent 2 days in the Cairngorms

Postby csimbad » Sun Aug 07, 2011 7:27 pm

Thanks aimeequicks, hope you have a great time up there.
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Re: An excellent 2 days in the Cairngorms

Postby kev_russ » Sun Aug 07, 2011 8:31 pm

Great report and stunning pics. Love that part of scotland. Need tae get back soon like. Cheers :)
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Re: An excellent 2 days in the Cairngorms

Postby rockhopper » Wed Aug 10, 2011 12:12 am

Good trip csimbad - just back from holiday this area with some reports to do and must've missed you by only a few days ! I can vouch for the midges - when the wind dropped there were clouds of them everyhwere :shock:
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Re: An excellent 2 days in the Cairngorms

Postby Alastair S » Wed Aug 10, 2011 7:44 am

Excellent report & piccies there csimbad.

A bit worrying to hear about midges on the peaks - this is the second report I've come across this week that mentions this trend. Looks like the poor summer is boosting their numbers. My last outing was a few weeks ago in this area (Bienn Bhrotain) was free of the blighters - but them I did have 40mph winds!
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Re: An excellent 2 days in the Cairngorms

Postby csimbad » Wed Aug 10, 2011 1:41 pm

Cheers Kev-russ, hope you get the same weather :)
kev_russ wrote:Great report and stunning pics. Love that part of scotland. Need tae get back soon like. Cheers :)
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Re: An excellent 2 days in the Cairngorms

Postby csimbad » Wed Aug 10, 2011 1:44 pm

Cheers Rockhopper, I they were a nightmare look forward to your reports. :)
rockhopper wrote:Good trip csimbad - just back from holiday this area with some reports to do and must've missed you by only a few days ! I can vouch for the midges - when the wind dropped there were clouds of them everyhwere :shock:
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Re: An excellent 2 days in the Cairngorms

Postby csimbad » Wed Aug 10, 2011 1:46 pm

Thanks Alastair S, thats the first time I have experienced that amount of midge nasty things. :D
Alastair S wrote:Excellent report & piccies there csimbad.

A bit worrying to hear about midges on the peaks - this is the second report I've come across this week that mentions this trend. Looks like the poor summer is boosting their numbers. My last outing was a few weeks ago in this area (Bienn Bhrotain) was free of the blighters - but them I did have 40mph winds!
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