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Such a perfect day, 2 from Dalrigh.

Such a perfect day, 2 from Dalrigh.


Postby rogers » Wed Aug 10, 2011 1:37 am

Route description: Ben Oss and Beinn Dubhchraig, near Tyndrum

Munros included on this walk: Beinn Dubhchraig, Ben Oss

Date walked: 09/08/2011

Time taken: 7 hours

Distance: 18 km

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What can I say about this walk that hasn't been said already, I had been checking the forecast over the past few days and it didn't disappoint, turned out to be perfect walking weather, the boggy conditions up through the woods was a bit of a slog but once out onto the open it became more enjoyable, it was my first big walk since the end of April when I injured my knee during a river crossing up in the cairngorms, but no problems and it felt fine, the only cause for concern was a few bouts of cramp in my thighs as i made my way up Ben Oss, first time I have had that problem when walking and it was damn painful but the brilliant views from the summits made it all worth while, after reading a few walk reports for Ben Lui i decided to put it on my to do list but just viewing it from Ben Oss made me feel giddy so i think that one is a bit out of my comfort zone, i've got the second two weeks in august off so here's hoping i can get another few days like this, weather permitting of course. One thing, no midges today, i was quite surprised, are they in decline this year, not that I'm complaining mind you.
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wobbly bridge
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out of the woods with the view ahead, Beinn Dubhchraig ridge
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on up to Beinn Dubhchraig
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the summit
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Loch Lomond from Beinn Duhbchraig
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over to Ben Oss
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Beinn Dubhchraig
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heading up Ben Oss
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Ben Lui
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Loch Oss
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down hill all the way now, the cars down there some where
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had to give these fiesty little crittars a wide berth
Last edited by rogers on Thu Aug 11, 2011 12:12 pm, edited 2 times in total.
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Re: Such a perfect day

Postby kevsbald » Wed Aug 10, 2011 9:21 am

Ye mist hae been up early min!
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Re: Such a perfect day

Postby rogers » Wed Aug 10, 2011 9:58 am

kevsbald wrote:Ye mist hae been up early min!

just noticed that kev :)
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Re: Such a perfect day

Postby skuk007 » Wed Aug 10, 2011 4:46 pm

Nice pictures rogers, seems like an age since I did these but it was only last month.
You got great weather for it. I bet that ascent of Ben Oss from that side was a killer. Remember coming down it thinking I was glad to be going that way. :)
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Re: Such a perfect day

Postby Graeme D » Wed Aug 10, 2011 5:51 pm

Very nice rogers. Brought back good memories! 8)
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