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Going through the pain barrier on Ghaordaidh & Oighreag

Going through the pain barrier on Ghaordaidh & Oighreag


by Graeme D » Tue Nov 15, 2011 9:15 pm

Munros included on this walk: Meall Ghaordaidh

Corbetts included on this walk: Beinn nan Oighreag

Date walked: 06/11/2011

Time taken: 6.8 hours

Distance: 11.4 km

Ascent: 1116m

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Re: Going through the pain barrier on Ghaordaidh & Oighreag

Postby Klaasloopt » Wed Nov 16, 2011 9:36 am

This report makes some memories become very lively. I know exactly what it's like, getting up on such a beautiful frosty morning, with cold feet, painful soles and dead legs. I find it quite satisfying, a bit emotional too, to discover how the legs warm up on the crunchy grass slopes, how thankful one is for the warmth of the sun. And: how strong the legs feel after another day out.

But relocating back into the car? Very uncomfortable. Did you bring the summer sleepingbag by mistake?
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Re: Going through the pain barrier on Ghaordaidh & Oighreag

Postby lomondwalkers » Wed Nov 16, 2011 12:18 pm

Dunno where you get the stamina Graeme, big respect to you for doing these after the previous mammoth walk, and what seems was probably not the best nights sleep you've ever had! Nice one.
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Re: Going through the pain barrier on Ghaordaidh & Oighreag

Postby kevsbald » Wed Nov 16, 2011 6:02 pm

Respect due. Bravo.
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Re: Going through the pain barrier on Ghaordaidh & Oighreag

Postby monty » Wed Nov 16, 2011 6:12 pm

Great effort Graeme, specially following your Culra marathon. That looked cold for much of the first hour of two :shock:
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Re: Going through the pain barrier on Ghaordaidh & Oighreag

Postby Scotjamie » Wed Nov 16, 2011 6:30 pm

quickly stuffed the tent and it's few remaining contents into the boot of the car, removed all unnecessary overnight gear from my pack and repacked for a day trip


The logistics of packing from trekking to day walks is complicated enough when one is not baltic.Well done on 1. keeping your little bits warm 2. remembering to pack food. 3. persevering and posting this WR ...and great pics.
Can see the Leithy vs Graeme hill count becoming a forum feature? :D
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