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vorlich and stuc a chroin

vorlich and stuc a chroin


Postby delberto » Sun Nov 06, 2011 9:41 pm

Route description: Ben Vorlich and Stuc a'Chroin

Munros included on this walk: Ben Vorlich (Loch Earn), Stuc a'Chroin

Date walked: 06/11/2011

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Howdy folks !!!

its been a while since i last done a walk report and since today was fantastic ive decided to take the plunge and do a report.

Me and big raymie set off from my hoose in exotic denny at 0815. After defrosting and scraping the windscreen that is.
Passed by loch venacher and couldnt believe how beautiful our wee country can be. We swiftly pulled over and scrambled down to the waters edge for a few wee photies.
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loch venacher with mist rising on water

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venacher


Quickly got in the honda jazzmobile and arrived at advorlich at 0915.
Up and at em... off we go... lovely scenic place for photos at the farm and at the water mill.
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wee red bush.. very nice indeed.


we followed the route as described and arrived at vorlich summit 3 hours later.... :(
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towards summit


yes i know... im a plodder and ive got gland problems which make me want to eat curries and drink beer all the time. hence why it took 3 hours.

However, not one to give in we had a short break and admired the views. The last time i was up here the weather vas very poor.

Stuc a chroin was looking might impressive and craggy. As im a big feartie, i had a quick check with raymie and we decided to go for it.

arrived at stuc a chroin summit 2 hours later and was compltely kaput.
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delberto with vorlich in the rear..err


went down to the bealach and turned right at the cairn. the sun started to go down at this point.
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sunset at stuc a chroin


coffee break and started the long trek through the sludge. just as well my new boots were up to the job as it does get over your boots at points.

we arived back at the start point in complete darkness. It was a fantastic day oot on the hills. Long walk for me and raymie but well worth it. Raymies piles were playing up at this point and he was glad to end the walk.
Good luck with the operation next week bruv , fingers crossed eh??? you can fix them yourself with rubber bands i think.
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raymie with rubber legs finishing

Stuc a chroin was easier that described as long as you go to the left at the start of the loose scree.
If your looking for a long walk that is a bit challenging for your average bear then give this walk a try.
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Re: vorlich and stuc a chroin

Postby cheekykarma » Sun Nov 06, 2011 10:20 pm

rubber legs are never good when sober!

great pics - nice to see lots of great pics and walks coming in - this has been a great weekend all round

:)
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Re: vorlich and stuc a chroin

Postby pollyh33 » Sun Nov 06, 2011 10:26 pm

Oh Delberto , you're an awful man!!!


There I was enjoying your fantastic photos ( I saw almost nothing when I attempted these two!) and the next thing I'm up to my eyes in Raymie's Roids!!!! :lol: :lol:


Poor guy :(
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Re: vorlich and stuc a chroin

Postby Raymond » Sun Nov 06, 2011 10:27 pm

superb report my man. I eventually got home at 7.20 had a quick bath and a beer and feel much better now. The piles??? I told you never mention the piles!!! :lol: :lol:

Great photiesby the way. As you know I took a few too.
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Stopping off for a wee piccie

Absolutely fantastic day out and there were plenty of photo oportunities.
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You forgot to mention the ptarmigan wee had join us for lunch
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All in all a great couple of hills, and I'd recommend them unreservedly.
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Re: vorlich and stuc a chroin

Postby Graeme D » Sun Nov 06, 2011 10:28 pm

Way too much information in that report! :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: vorlich and stuc a chroin

Postby pollyh33 » Sun Nov 06, 2011 10:43 pm

Raymond wrote:superb report my man. I eventually got home at 7.20 had a quick bath and a beer and feel much better now. The piles??? I told you never mention the piles!!! :lol: :lol:

Great photiesby the way. As you know I took a few too.



Hope he never gets a job with MI5!!!!
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Re: vorlich and stuc a chroin

Postby delberto » Mon Nov 07, 2011 11:04 am

raymie your photos are really good.
good to know you had a long soak inthe bath. your nobbys will have aesed off a bit and shrunk eh?? :D
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Re: vorlich and stuc a chroin

Postby Graeme D » Mon Nov 07, 2011 11:18 am

Oh man, definitely time for Paul to step in and take action! :shock:
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Re: vorlich and stuc a chroin

Postby PhilTurner » Mon Nov 07, 2011 1:33 pm

Graeme Dewar wrote:Oh man, definitely time for Paul to step in and take action! :shock:


As long as he doesn't post anatomical photos I reckon it's OK :)
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Re: vorlich and stuc a chroin

Postby colingray8 » Tue Dec 18, 2012 2:47 pm

Whooooo Spooky!!!

I was up that same hill on that same day! Had a wee look for you in my photies but yer no there!

http://www.flickr.com/photos/colingray8/6321838699/in/set-72157626461086605/lightbox/

Thanks,

/Colin. :D
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