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cmd Arete and The Ben

cmd Arete and The Ben


Postby robertphillips » Mon Mar 05, 2012 11:08 pm

Route description: Ben Nevis by the Carn Mor Dearg Arete

Munros included on this walk: Ben Nevis, Carn Mor Dearg

Date walked: 04/03/2012

Time taken: 7.5 hours

Distance: 16.5 km

Ascent: 1344m

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This is my first walk report people please bear with me

Left house 6.30 am headed up to fort bill with a dodgy camera, water still in it from fridays walk at culra,

Mamores from youth hostel
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mamores


Headed up first part of track towards halfway lochain where the north face the ben come into view

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north face



Heading to the cic hut
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climbers at cic hut
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north face


Nearly at summit of cmd

some fellow walkers below
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2 walkers
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summit in view or not
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arete
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Got to cmd summit after 3 hours had a quick cup of tea and spoke to 4 fellow walkers then headed down the arete no more photos as camera packed in.

Got to the summit of the ben after a further 2 hours after a mini snow blizzard lasted 20 minutes halfway along the arete

Stayed on the bens summit 5 minutes then headed down the track home. :D
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cic hut from cmd
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arete from below cic hut
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Re: cmd Arete and The Ben

Postby Alan S » Mon Mar 05, 2012 11:52 pm

Good 1st report, keep em coming 8)
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Re: cmd Arete and The Ben

Postby jonny616 » Mon Mar 05, 2012 11:53 pm

Good report & pics 8)
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Re: cmd Arete and The Ben

Postby pollyh33 » Tue Mar 06, 2012 12:22 am

Well done Robert, cracking photos :thumbup:

Looking forward to hearing more of your adventures :D
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Re: cmd Arete and The Ben

Postby davgil » Tue Mar 06, 2012 1:38 am

Great to see your first report Robert...about time too :D
You're fair racking up these Munros, I can't believe how quickly you've gone through them, well done mate, keep it up!
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Re: cmd Arete and The Ben

Postby robertphillips » Tue Mar 06, 2012 3:32 pm

Cheers david got a full 18 months of backlog reports to do now. lol :lol:
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Re: cmd Arete and The Ben

Postby quoman » Tue Mar 06, 2012 7:47 pm

Good first report and nice photo's
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