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Meall Ghaordaidh - 2nd time lucky

Meall Ghaordaidh - 2nd time lucky

Postby 2dalmatians » Fri Jan 13, 2012 6:32 pm

Route description: Meall Ghaordaidh from Glen Lochay

Munros included on this walk: Meall Ghaordaidh

Date walked: 13/01/2012

Time taken: 4.5 hours

Distance: 9.5 km

Ascent: 895m

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After having turned back from this one a couple of weeks ago because of poor weather/winter climbing skills, I was determined to come back as soon as I could to climb this hill. Anyway checked MWIS on Wednesday - 90%+ clear skies! Booked a day off from work and packed my rucksack.

Really just posting this to keep my diary up to date and load some pictures. MWIS wasnt wrong today - the weather was perfect and the views were breath taking. Only met one other person all day (she was climbing up as I came down), so Ruby and I pretty much had the hill to ourselves.

Happy and tired tonight!!!!
first look at the hill


can you spot ruby???

there she is - she loves getting her pic taken -I dont think so!

the summit at last - first view of the cairn

found a hibs scarf - must have been a sacrifice to the mountain god - dont think it will help them this season though!!

summit 360 -1/2

Summit 360 - 2/2

one for the autobiograhpy!






ben vorlich and stuc a chroin


summit 360 1/2
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Re: Meall Ghaordaidh - 2nd time lucky

Postby EwaMH » Fri Jan 13, 2012 7:40 pm

Stunning pictures! Looks like it was a beaut of a day!!
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Re: Meall Ghaordaidh - 2nd time lucky

Postby jonny616 » Fri Jan 13, 2012 7:48 pm

Stunning views from this hill. I don't think a scarf on every Munro will help the Hibs this season :lol:
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Re: Meall Ghaordaidh - 2nd time lucky

Postby quoman » Fri Jan 13, 2012 8:10 pm

second time very lucky excellent pic's well done
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Re: Meall Ghaordaidh - 2nd time lucky

Postby Fudgie » Fri Jan 13, 2012 8:13 pm

Well done on going back to it. It's a satisfying feeling doing a hill at the second time of asking and you certainly got good weather for it.
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Re: Meall Ghaordaidh - 2nd time lucky

Postby mrssanta » Fri Jan 13, 2012 10:54 pm

well I've read a few TRs from Meall ghaordaidh, but none of them have had any views. but it does have some after all!
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Re: Meall Ghaordaidh - 2nd time lucky

Postby Alan S » Fri Jan 13, 2012 11:18 pm

Jammy git,Getting out today 8) Work was so much more fun :lol:
Nice set of pics 8)
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Re: Meall Ghaordaidh - 2nd time lucky

Postby rockhopper » Fri Jan 13, 2012 11:32 pm

alan s wrote:Jammy git,Getting out today 8) Work was so much more fun :lol:
Nice set of pics 8)
I'd echo these sentiments....jealous as I couldn't see a thing when up in March - great day for it and looks you enjoyed it - cheers :D
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Re: Meall Ghaordaidh - 2nd time lucky

Postby MarilynMunro » Fri Jan 13, 2012 11:37 pm

Bloody hell you struck it lucky with the weather, when has MWIS ever been correct :lol:
Lovely photos, love the pooch :D . Not in a bad way but the photos of Ruby on the hills look...... DIFFERENT :D
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