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80mph winds+snow storms+sunshine=5 Munros!!

80mph winds+snow storms+sunshine=5 Munros!!


by dooterbang » Sun Dec 04, 2011 3:53 pm

Route description: White Mounth Munros, Glen Muick

Munros included on this walk: Broad Cairn, Cairn Bannoch, Carn a'Choire Bhoidheach, Carn an t-Sagairt Mor, Lochnagar

Date walked: 03/12/2011

Time taken: 11 hours

Distance: 31 km

Ascent: 1500m

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Re: 80mph winds+snow storms+sunshine=5 Munros!!

Postby mgmt! » Sun Dec 04, 2011 7:20 pm

you dont like doing things by half db, like the biggles goggles, care to enlighten me as to what make and model ? 8)
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Re: 80mph winds+snow storms+sunshine=5 Munros!!

Postby pigeon » Sun Dec 04, 2011 8:12 pm

Ha ha,that looked like sheer madness Dooterbanger :lol: Done this a few weeks back on a nice day ,no way would i have tried it in winter,looks like you guys had a good laugh though,great effort :thumbup:
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Re: 80mph winds+snow storms+sunshine=5 Munros!!

Postby dooterbang » Sun Dec 04, 2011 8:46 pm

Malckyb wrote:Madness..there is no cure for it though.. :lol:
it eventually comes to us all, in varying degrees :D

mgmt! wrote:you dont like doing things by half db, like the biggles goggles, care to enlighten me as to what make and model ? 8)
Im all or nothing kinda guy. Cheapos from Decathlon at the Fort - £10.

LeithySuburbs wrote:You certainly dont do things by half lol! I quite like a wee wander in the dark as well - thats why i get up so late lol. Great report :).
A wonderful excuse for being a lazy boy :lol:

Sidewinder wrote:Great report & pictures Paul, excellent effort from Gordon & Graeme in getting 5 done on their first winter walk, (knew Leo would manage fine - who can forget the Newtonmore Epic?!).
12hrs in whiteout conditions was very memorable, as was the views :shock: :lol:

SusieThePensioner wrote:
dooterbang wrote:although we did visit Perth on numerous occasions on route home.

We've done that as well on our way home from Ballater......our excuse....we were looking for petrol :lol:
That will make ordon feel so much better, thanks :)

Thanks for all the other comments guys.
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Re: 80mph winds+snow storms+sunshine=5 Munros!!

Postby Alastair S » Sun Dec 04, 2011 9:56 pm

Mad & great at the same time - or just another day out with dooter :lol: :thumbup:

Good to see the beginnings of a decent accumulation - due some more over the next few days. Fingers now crossed for next weekend - was on car buying & Xmas decoration duty this one.
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Re: 80mph winds+snow storms+sunshine=5 Munros!!

Postby Fudgie » Sun Dec 04, 2011 10:24 pm

Thats not your average report :D Great achievement.
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Re: 80mph winds+snow storms+sunshine=5 Munros!!

Postby pollyh33 » Sun Dec 04, 2011 10:37 pm

Super mega fantastic Paul!!

Would this have been easier if you had done it today? Sorry if this a 'doh!' question :oops:

PS don't look now but someone's nicked your identity :shock:
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Re: 80mph winds+snow storms+sunshine=5 Munros!!

Postby Bod » Sun Dec 04, 2011 11:23 pm

Aye....something else! Well done...:)
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Re: 80mph winds+snow storms+sunshine=5 Munros!!

Postby rockhopper » Mon Dec 05, 2011 1:38 am

RESULT !!!!! At long last, dooters takes longer than me for a round and he doesn't even climb the corbett !! :lol: :lol:

Ok, Ok - I know your conditions were worse so we'll let you off this time :wink: Seriously though, great report and some nice photos...you saw a lot more than I did ! :thumbup: And you're still off your rocker - cheers
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Re: 80mph winds+snow storms+sunshine=5 Munros!!

Postby Mountainlove » Mon Dec 05, 2011 10:26 am

Great night time pictures, although I still prefer Munros in the beauty of daylight lol.
Looked like a fun day out...great report Paul :D :D :D
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Re: 80mph winds+snow storms+sunshine=5 Munros!!

Postby ndhudson » Mon Dec 05, 2011 4:01 pm

WOW, Dooterbang! :shock: My better half (Gale) is drooling over this report!!! Extreme elements, gear challenges, and a dark finish...fantastic!!! Not your average Sunday, to say the least. 8)
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Re: 80mph winds+snow storms+sunshine=5 Munros!!

Postby rocket-ron » Mon Dec 05, 2011 4:12 pm

Well done what a epic walk this time of year
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Re: 80mph winds+snow storms+sunshine=5 Munros!!

Postby BlackPanther » Mon Dec 05, 2011 4:32 pm

Pure example of mountain madness (or perhaps mountain masochism?) :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: 80mph winds+snow storms+sunshine=5 Munros!!

Postby Gareth_j » Mon Dec 05, 2011 4:38 pm

Early contender for walk report of the month for December!
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Re: 80mph winds+snow storms+sunshine=5 Munros!!

Postby rocket-ron » Mon Dec 05, 2011 4:45 pm

will a mad walk win it :D :D
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Re: 80mph winds+snow storms+sunshine=5 Munros!!

Postby dooterbang » Mon Dec 05, 2011 5:24 pm

pollyh33 wrote:Would this have been easier if you had done it today? Sorry if this a 'doh!' question :oops:

Better visibility on the Saturday. I like to chill Sundays....unlike yous rufty tufty hardcore walkers who hit the hills any day of the week :lol:


rockhopper wrote:RESULT !!!!! At long last, dooters takes longer than me for a round and he doesn't even climb the corbett !! :lol: :lol:

Ok, Ok - I know your conditions were worse so we'll let you off this time :wink: Seriously though, great report and some nice photos...you saw a lot more than I did ! :thumbup: And you're still off your rocker - cheers
I will have to do these again solo 8) ....just to rectify things like :D . Actually a nice walk if getting some views, would defo do again...and bag that corbett :)


ndhudson wrote:WOW, Dooterbang! :shock: My better half (Gale) is drooling over this report!!! Extreme elements, gear challenges, and a dark finish...fantastic!!! Not your average Sunday, to say the least. 8)
Glad that i can make someone feel like that, its been a while :lol: It was actually Saturday - Sundays i play carpet bowls :shock:


Mountainlove wrote:Great night time pictures, although I still prefer Munros in the beauty of daylight lol.
Looked like a fun day out...great report Paul :D :D :D
Thanks ML - i dread to think how a duet on the hills would be if we got together :? :shock: :) 8)

BlackPanther wrote:Pure example of mountain madness (or perhaps mountain masochism?) :lol: :lol: :lol:
Mountain Porn :shock: :lol:


rocket-ron wrote:will a mad walk win it :D :D
All in favour say AYE!!


Webtogs Gareth wrote:Early contender for walk report of the month for December!
Thanks but its early days and im looking forward to the plethora of brilliant winter reports to hit this site in the coming weeks....with a few more from myself 8)
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