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Gordon's Final Munro

Gordon's Final Munro


Postby LongRanger » Sun Oct 02, 2011 7:32 pm

Munros included on this walk: Ciste Dhubh

Date walked: 01/10/2011

Time taken: 6 hours

Distance: 10 km

Ascent: 800m

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A party of 18 gathered at The Cluanie Inn to help Gordon Celebrate in fine style his completion of the 283 (601 Munro mountains, summits, tops declassified tops, relassified tops, the upgraded, the down graded and just some totally random just to be sure tops). The target Ciste Dubh. Now at this time of year and after a wet summer Ciste Dubh proved to be an endless bog slog in the mist. This is a fine mountain with superb views but not today. Today it was a fine challenging walk with a slight reward of some blinks of the views that might have been peeking through the mist from the summit. There was plenty of cheering, champagne and applause for the plucky chap bravely holding back a tear at the emotional moment (or was it the price of the champagne he was so liberally splashing in our glasses). Toasts and congratulations over we slipped slithered and splodged our way back down to the Inn for a suitable celebration meal and the Munro Quiz night...............no don't ask for a copy............and number 15 is not Ben Nevis, Wyvis or Everest....!
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Re: Gordon's Final Munro

Postby dogplodder » Sun Oct 02, 2011 10:40 pm

It was a privilege to meet you all in the clag on the single file path on An Cnapach! :D

That led to an explanation to my Dutch friend about celebrating someone's last Munro and I think she was slightly concerned about the state you'd be in later slithering down that muddy path! :lol:
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Re: Gordon's Final Munro

Postby skuk007 » Tue Oct 04, 2011 8:54 pm

:clap: Well done Gordon, fantastic achievement. :clap:
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Re: Gordon's Final Munro

Postby Graeme D » Tue Oct 04, 2011 10:04 pm

Brilliant achievement Gordon. Huge round of applause! :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Re: Gordon's Final Munro

Postby MarilynMunro » Wed Oct 05, 2011 7:43 am

A great big well done to Gordon :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Re: Gordon's Final Munro

Postby Jock McJock » Sat Oct 08, 2011 10:25 pm

Well done!!! Great achievement! :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Re: Gordon's Final Munro

Postby pollyh33 » Sat Oct 08, 2011 10:40 pm

Awesome Gordon. Well done XXXX
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