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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

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 ! ]


great veiws opening up beinn a ghlo in distance


upto summit area very tricky moving on this rocky ground quite diff when icy, but arrived on summit with fine veiws all round,

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


down in corrie stopped for lunch with a veiw

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

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