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turkish delight and back to boggy scottish sh?*e haha

turkish delight and back to boggy scottish sh?*e haha


Postby JB likes a beer » Fri Sep 30, 2011 2:25 pm

Munros included on this walk: Beinn an Dothaidh, Beinn Dorain

Date walked: 30/09/2011

Time taken: 5 hours

Distance: 13 km

Ascent: 1210m

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After a week on holiday in turkey (which was brilliant),and my second week going past quick back home wanted to get out today before going back to work on monday,so had a look at weather last night and decided to go for glen coe area ,got up at 4.30 :shock: ,and was away by 5.00. driving in the dark hoping the deers would be sleeping and not walking on the road.got to bridge of orchy and stopped it was really windy the clouds were moving fast and i knew it was to rain for 1 o'clock. i didnt fancy being up on bidean in the wind, so with me still to do dorain and dothaidh decided to park up and go for it only probllem was i was early and had to wait half an hour for the light to come up, 6.35 i was on my way under the railway up the stairs and through the gate and onto the hillside, i followed the path alongside the burn and headed for the bealach,the sun was starting to rise yeehaa :lol: ,once i sweated out my turkish kebabs and effes beer from the week before i was at the bealach. i headed to dorain first making sure i passed all the cairns to make sure i was at summit :lol:. stopped for a bite to eat and got a phone call from alan s who must have been enjoying his work or he wouldnt have phoned :lol: , he then rubbed it in saying it was sunny where he was cause i was getting battered with the wind. packed up and headed for dothaid ,so back to bealach cairn and onwards to summit which was reached in no time gladly as the boggy path was doing ma nut in , passed four people on way back to the railway and carpark,even though i was covered in mud i was glad to get these two done and really enjoyed today and glad to be back in scotland ye canny beat it :lol:
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start of walk
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view from bealach
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first cairn
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2nd cairn
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view back to next munro
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small cairn on path to dothaid
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view from dothaid to beinn achaladair
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wee bit of wildlife on way back to station
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Re: turkish delight and back to boggy scottish sh?*e haha

Postby Graeme D » Fri Sep 30, 2011 3:57 pm

A fine opportunist strike JB! I hope you actually did Dothaidh though and didn't end up "doing a Bod"! :? :lol:
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Re: turkish delight and back to boggy scottish sh?*e haha

Postby ChrisW » Fri Sep 30, 2011 4:56 pm

Great effort JB - those beer sweats are the worst aren't they :lol:
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Re: turkish delight and back to boggy scottish sh?*e haha

Postby JB likes a beer » Fri Sep 30, 2011 5:27 pm

Graeme Dewar wrote:A fine opportunist strike JB! I hope you actually did Dothaidh though and didn't end up "doing a Bod"! :? :lol:



Hi graeme thanks, must have missed bods report will need to check it out :)
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Re: turkish delight and back to boggy scottish sh?*e haha

Postby JB likes a beer » Fri Sep 30, 2011 5:28 pm

ChrisW wrote:Great effort JB - those beer sweats are the worst aren't they :lol:



Hi chris yeah they are a killer ,the beers good at the time though eh :lol:
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Re: turkish delight and back to boggy scottish sh?*e haha

Postby ChrisW » Fri Sep 30, 2011 5:32 pm

JB likes a beer wrote:
ChrisW wrote:Great effort JB - those beer sweats are the worst aren't they :lol:



Hi chris yeah they are a killer ,the beers good at the time though eh :lol:


Funny thing about the beer sweats, you get dehydrated and need a beer or two to get over it....the circle of life :lol:
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Re: turkish delight and back to boggy scottish sh?*e haha

Postby Stretch » Fri Sep 30, 2011 7:18 pm

Nice on James, good to see you back out on the hills again. I wonder what Buckfast sweats are like? :shock:
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Re: turkish delight and back to boggy scottish sh?*e haha

Postby pollyh33 » Fri Sep 30, 2011 7:31 pm

Smashing report JB,

I still have Beinn an Dothaidh to enjoy :? , so all your photos and walk detail will really help :D
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Re: turkish delight and back to boggy scottish sh?*e haha

Postby monty » Fri Sep 30, 2011 8:21 pm

Hay JB, that must have been a shock to the system after lounging about on holiday. :shock: Good effort. Its a nice pair of hills but boggy lower down. :D
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Postby rocket-ron » Fri Sep 30, 2011 8:35 pm

Great report JB planning these on sunday
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Postby gammy leg walker » Fri Sep 30, 2011 10:03 pm

Good to see you back mate with a nice wee report.
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Re: turkish delight and back to boggy scottish sh?*e haha

Postby JB likes a beer » Fri Sep 30, 2011 10:22 pm

Stretch wrote:Nice on James, good to see you back out on the hills again. I wonder what Buckfast sweats are like? :shock:



Haha stretch the buckfast sweats are worse :lol:
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Postby JB likes a beer » Fri Sep 30, 2011 10:26 pm

pollyh33 wrote:Smashing report JB,

I still have Beinn an Dothaidh to enjoy :? , so all your photos and walk detail will really help :D



Hi polly thanks, there is a cairn on the boggy path to dothaid i just headed straight to the right of it for the grassy slopes to get out of the bog :)
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Postby JB likes a beer » Fri Sep 30, 2011 10:28 pm

monty wrote:Hay JB, that must have been a shock to the system after lounging about on holiday. :shock: Good effort. Its a nice pair of hills but boggy lower down. :D



Hi monty, luckily we were in an appartment 3 flights up so carrying the wain in the buggy up and down kept the legs ticking over :lol:
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Postby JB likes a beer » Fri Sep 30, 2011 10:29 pm

rocket-ron wrote:Great report JB planning these on sunday


thanks rocket-ron ,mind put your gaiters on for these two :)
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