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out with new group

out with new group

Postby fipriestley » Sun Nov 13, 2011 6:47 pm

Corbetts included on this walk: Creag Mac Ranaich

Date walked: 06/11/2011

Time taken: 5 hours

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Joined a local hill walking group for this outing - nice folks, fairly leisurely pace (which was fine with me as I'd just been up a munro the day before!) and plenty of rest stops. I did find it tougher to get going again after the first break only 1hr in to the day - I find it much better to just slow down but keep moving!

Great weather for the second day in a row! Track to the foot of the hill was fine, part of the group tackled a trickier ascent but I stuck with those who headed further round the track to find a still-very-steep but less daunting route up. Lovely views from the top, lunch in the sunshine! :D Descent was through the heather, pretty steep in parts, and walked along the river a short way to cross the river on a bridge to get back to bus for heading home.
some of the group went for this route up
further round the track, this seemed like the better place to start ascent
lunching at the summit in the sunshine :)
fog stayed like a blanket over the water as we descend
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