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Meikle - Bin there dunnit!

Meikle - Bin there dunnit!


Postby 2dalmatians » Sun Jan 08, 2012 6:24 pm

Sub 2000' hills included on this walk: Meikle Bin

Date walked: 08/01/2012

Time taken: 2.25 hours

Distance: 10 km

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I had decided before New Year that I wouldn't be renewing my gym membership and would instead commit to walking to maintain my fitness. That way I can enjoy more time with the dogs and the beautiful Scottish countryside and save £300 too!

MWIS forecast poor for the day and I didnt want to stray too far from home. Had a look through the walk reports for Fife, Stirling and Glasgow and saw Gammylegwalkers from 2010 and my post that I was going to do this one day. Well today was the day. Weather was crap start to finish, however I got 2 and a half hours of good exercise and was home by 1130.

I think this will end up being a regular walk for me when I just need to get out for the fitness.

Did the same route as posted in WH (which is actually very close to the Mountain Biking trails at Carron Valley that I spent most of the summer at training for the BHF Insomnia charity ride in Kent.

A few pics for the record and one day for the great great great grandchildren!

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raring to go!

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turn left here through the forest

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light at the end the (very boggy forest) tunnel!

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it was a bit blowy at the top!
Last edited by 2dalmatians on Wed Jan 25, 2012 4:46 pm, edited 1 time in total.
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Re: Meikle - Bin there dunnit!

Postby dooterbang » Sun Jan 08, 2012 10:48 pm

Nice wee hill this and one i should defo visit more.

I did Cort ma Law Saturday afternoon - weather was better, still windy as hell mind you.

Thanks for posting.
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Re: Meikle - Bin there dunnit!

Postby GraemeMac » Mon Jan 09, 2012 1:40 am

The last pic with the dogs is brilliant :lol:
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Re: Meikle - Bin there dunnit!

Postby pollyh33 » Mon Jan 09, 2012 2:25 am

Nice wee report :D

Is it just me or did your dogs look a bit **** off in the summit photo? :lol:
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Re: Meikle - Bin there dunnit!

Postby 2dalmatians » Tue Jan 10, 2012 9:15 pm

Polly, not as ****** off as I was trying to get them to stay still for the picture. They were like giant polka dot squirrels on speed. As you can see from my grumpy face in this pic :lol:
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Re: Meikle - Bin there dunnit!

Postby gammy leg walker » Tue Jan 10, 2012 10:07 pm

Nice one 2D,could be where I"ll be heading this weekend.
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