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the buck of cabrach

the buck of cabrach


Postby tony.cee » Sat Jan 07, 2012 2:36 pm

Route description: The Buck of Cabrach

Grahams included on this walk: The Buck

Date walked: 06/01/2012

Time taken: 3.5 hours

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friday the 6th of jan. i fancied another venture outdoors, being abit stiff from the previous day up the cairnwell, i fancied something not too far from home and not too difficult. recently, a guy in the local bar decided he was going to take up hillwalking and had in turn spend an absolute fortune on getting all the kit necessary, myself being a novice but him being even more so, i took him under my wing and he absolutely loves it.!!! the snow was deep powder near th bottom, turning into harder easier to walk on stuff as we got further up. not much else to say on it. was brilliant walk on a perfect day.
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all set
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the apprentice apprentice at the top
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me at the top
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Re: the buck of cabrach

Postby mrssanta » Sat Jan 07, 2012 9:01 pm

looks like a nice wee hill, put that on the list for later
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Re: the buck of cabrach

Postby Ranger » Sun Jan 08, 2012 11:27 am

The summits on a little pile of boulders so you get a cracking view stood on the trig point, rather than one of those slightly rubbishy 'plateau' viewpoints - a good feeling of isolation :D
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Re: the buck of cabrach

Postby mountain thyme » Sun Jan 08, 2012 3:23 pm

nice pics...looks a good day apart from the photo with the big grey cloud looming in
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Re: the buck of cabrach

Postby watty1 » Sun Jan 08, 2012 6:25 pm

Did u see the 3 fish symbols intertwined carved on the rock at the topp.
This is a nice wee hill and well worth the effort when u get to the top.
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Re: the buck of cabrach

Postby kevsbald » Mon Jan 09, 2012 1:15 pm

A cracking wee hill - you should do Ben Rinnes if you get the chance.
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Re: the buck of cabrach

Postby RicKamila » Tue Jan 10, 2012 11:42 pm

If you go in spring-summer-autumn, try find a day after a few dry days cos we went after two days or rain and it was extremely boggy.
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