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one man and his hat

PostPosted: Tue Jan 17, 2012 10:55 pm
by highlander218
after a double top day friday in glenshee and a very cosy night in the alpine bunkhouse in braemar [ kate @ rucksacks - proper outdoor lassie ] i decided to do derry cairngorm from the linn of dee - a nice easy one hour walk in to derry lodge [ who needs a bike eh ? ] with another foggy start with the sun trying to force its way through - here you are within one of the finest stands of scots pines in the highlands i always love this spot by the bridge, now went straight over river found track heading up through woods and up through the fog inversion into blue sky
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stopped to take in view and i put my hat down on a slab of granite, sat down and then got up and carried on without it, only realised when i was past 1000 mtr point so thought oh well thats life, so pulled out my spare. anyways i do hope it finds a good home if someone finds it weve done many a mountain together - naer mind [ browm, white & orange by the way ! ]
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great veiws opening up beinn a ghlo in distance
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upto summit area very tricky moving on this rocky ground quite diff when icy, but arrived on summit with fine veiws all round,
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then headed north to make a round over creagan a choire etchachan 1108 mtrs and descent down corrie sputan dearg under crags of ben macduibh with some great scenery all around

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down in corrie stopped for lunch with a veiw
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followed luibeg burn all the way down on lovely hard snow making easy work down into glen luibeg to meet path back to derry lodge
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Re: one man and his hat

PostPosted: Tue Jan 17, 2012 10:58 pm
by Collaciotach
I enjoyed that ..craicing pics and shame bout the ad :D

Re: one man and his hat

PostPosted: Tue Jan 17, 2012 11:06 pm
by danielsutherland
Nice one, some great pictures, You certainly had a great day for it. I've never seen pictures of these hills for some reason, i'll have to get my butt down their. :D