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Geal Charn

Geal Charn

Postby csimbad » Sun Dec 11, 2011 11:24 pm

Munros included on this walk: Geal Charn (Monadhliath)

Date walked: 10/12/2011

Time taken: 4 hours

Distance: 14.2 km

Ascent: 646m

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Wasn't sure where to go the night before so decided I would see what the weather was like in the morning awaking to a couple inch of snow at 5.30am so decided to wait for a couple of hours to let the roads clear a bit before I headed off. Geal Charn it was arrived at Garva Bridge just before 12 and headed off pretty slippy on the way in almost managed to loose the car down a ditch. Headed off straight away so I could try and get back down before it got dark. Was pretty hard going most off the way as the snow wasn't quite hard enough to take the weight was around a foot deep most of the way deeper in some parts. The weather was excellent and views so couldn't have asked for more really. :D

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Geal Carn on left following stream most of the way
Nearing summit
Geal Carn summit
Last edited by csimbad on Thu Dec 15, 2011 4:50 pm, edited 1 time in total.
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Re: Geal Charn

Postby rockhopper » Mon Dec 12, 2011 12:21 am

Looks cold but very nice and crisp - good job you kept the car on the road - some lovely shots of the sun through the clouds :D
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