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Carn Gorm

Carn Gorm

Postby keendark » Mon Mar 12, 2012 7:09 pm

Route description: Càrn Gorm, Meall Garbh, Càrn Mairg & Creag Mhòr

Munros included on this walk: Càrn Gorm, Càrn Mairg, Creag Mhòr (Meall na Aighean), Meall Garbh (Càrn Mairg)

Date walked: 11/03/2012

Time taken: 7.25 hours

Distance: 19.7 km

Ascent: 1310m

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The gentle climb to Carn Gorm was actually quite difficult I though (though i am pretty unfit). The low cloud cover and the 65mph winds on the summits didn't make for a hugely enjoyable experience but all in all, it was a good walk. I even got to shoe ski down the east side of Carn Mairg which knocked a good 15 minutes off the time.

I would say this is quite an easy walk once the initial beasting up Carn gorm is completed, though if you are taking a dog the rocks at Carn Mairg and Meall a' Bharr will make things difficult for your pooch and depending on your dog, you may need to lift them over that patch
It certainly was a bit misty. The dog seemed quite bemused.
Last edited by keendark on Wed Mar 21, 2012 10:42 pm, edited 1 time in total.
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Re: Carn Gorm

Postby quoman » Mon Mar 12, 2012 8:05 pm

Nice going in the big winds and a good time to well done
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Re: Carn Gorm

Postby smiffysmc » Mon Mar 12, 2012 8:50 pm

Well done. Quite fancy this walk at the weekend. Hopefully the weather will be kinder. :)

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Re: Carn Gorm

Postby mr_mrsH » Wed Mar 14, 2012 7:23 pm

we were up carn gorm on the same day the winds at the top were wild also very misty, we just did carn gorm as had done others on a previous visit.
very misty at the top
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