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Glen Shee - 6 lost Munros

Glen Shee - 6 lost Munros


Postby Yipyipcoyote » Fri Nov 18, 2011 10:12 pm

Munros included on this walk: Cairn of Claise, Carn an Tuirc, Creag Leacach, Glas Maol, Tolmount, Tom Buidhe

Date walked: 14/11/2011

Time taken: 9 hours

Distance: 27 km

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My advice to anyone wishing to tackle these six Munros would be to chose a good day and take a GPS with you. Unfortunately we had neither despite a good forecast from a couple of days earlier. I might also recommend not doing it in November. It was pitch black when we got back to the van even though we had made an early start. The fact that we spent at least an hour lost at various places didn't help but we did find every hill which was achievement in itself.
Our plan was to park at the finishing point and walk the 5km down the road which was probably the best decision we made all day.
Not much of a day for photos I'm afraid but another six knocked off and still a wild and dramatic part of the country to explore.

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Top of the pass - looking at the weather this might have been a good place to turn back!

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Near the Devils Elbow and the real start of the walk.

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Glas Maol - inversion and the only clear spot of the day
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Re: Glen Shee - 6 lost Munros

Postby gammy leg walker » Sat Nov 19, 2011 10:06 am

Looks like my kinda weather there,still got Tolmount & Tom Buidhe to do having baled out & only did 4,regret it now. :(
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Re: Glen Shee - 6 lost Munros

Postby Yipyipcoyote » Sun Nov 20, 2011 9:05 am

If it had been up to my brother we would have baled out too. Glad we made the effort in the end. It's a long way to do them again whatever way you go in.
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