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I get home with a little help from my friends!

I get home with a little help from my friends!


by jonny616 » Tue Mar 13, 2012 11:47 am

Route description: Creag Mhor and Beinn Heasgarnich

Munros included on this walk: Beinn Heasgarnich, Creag Mhor (Glen Lochay)

Date walked: 11/03/2012

Time taken: 11.5 hours

Distance: 25.4 km

Ascent: 1584m

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Re: I get home with a little help from my friends!

Postby jonny616 » Tue Mar 13, 2012 11:20 pm

Gavin99 wrote:That turned into a bit of an epic, glad you are OK . As folk have said that would have been a whole lot more serious if you were on your own but at least you have a good tale to tell down the local .
:D
I was thinking of doing these this weekend , not so sure now! :?


Thanks Gavin. An epic it was & it will be a while before i step out of a car in Glen lochay.
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Re: I get home with a little help from my friends!

Postby jonny616 » Tue Mar 13, 2012 11:21 pm

quoman wrote:That was some report there jonny,

40 mins stuck in the peat bog luck you were in a group, you will be laughing about it the day though.
and that was some weather to boot.

Cheers Quoman. nearly laughing & the weather could have been better :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: I get home with a little help from my friends!

Postby jonny616 » Tue Mar 13, 2012 11:23 pm

garyhortop wrote:Well done Jonny - Great report and now having seen your encounter with the bogs...I will complain no more about Dartmoor bogs..at least mine were only shin deep! :shock:


Shin deep will do for me :lol:
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Re: I get home with a little help from my friends!

Postby jonny616 » Tue Mar 13, 2012 11:24 pm

pigeon wrote:Could have been nasty that jonny,can't see it holdin' you back for long though :thumbup:


It could have been Pigeon. Hopefully out next week 8)
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Re: I get home with a little help from my friends!

Postby jonny616 » Tue Mar 13, 2012 11:28 pm

Bod wrote:Well jonny, what can I say, an epic tale of true grit and determination. Joe Strummer could have written a song about you! :lol:
You will all have this day to remember for a long time.....well done all getting home safe and sound! :D :D :D


Stay free springs to mind from the give em enough rope album :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: I get home with a little help from my friends!

Postby jonny616 » Tue Mar 13, 2012 11:29 pm

pollyh33 wrote:Ohhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh Jonny must confess to reading this from behind partially closed fingers!!!!!

That is soooooo scary. :shock: :shock:

I think its fair to say you will read my report on these two after there has been a drought of biblical proportions! I'll be right after the plague of locusts!! :lol: :lol:


Cheers Polly. Ice age would work just as well :lol:
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Re: I get home with a little help from my friends!

Postby jonny616 » Tue Mar 13, 2012 11:31 pm

Collaciotach wrote:Here thats a bog indeed ! i ll watch out for that when i tackle these two :lol:


If you go the right way you'll never see it :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: I get home with a little help from my friends!

Postby jonny616 » Tue Mar 13, 2012 11:36 pm

gammy leg walker wrote:So glad you are still here to write this report mate,like I said,it was funny for all off 5min,then it got serious.

Great team effort from Andy & Paul to pull you out,so a big thanks to both. :clap: :clap: .

Sorry I was of no help.but there is know way I could ever got back over that bog as it took all the effort just to get over in the first place mate.

PS............just a wee thing.........some people pay a fortune for a full body mud bath & colonic irrigation....................but not you..................so well done for a cracking freebie. :lol: :lol:


Thanks mate, but no need to be sorry. Others getting stuck trying to free me we did not need 8) Plus you were the sensible one saying if we don't get him out soon someone will have to go for help.

I keep thinking about what you said on the drive up 'I've never fancied these two' :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

I need colonic i'm still finding bits of peat :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: I get home with a little help from my friends!

Postby jonny616 » Tue Mar 13, 2012 11:38 pm

luckyguy68 wrote:Notes taken... I won't be tackling this one until i've completely lost the plot :lol: . That would have been some story should the MR had to rescue you from a bog. Scary stuff but glad there was a positive outcome.


I think it will be a while before we see another report on these two :lol:
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Re: I get home with a little help from my friends!

Postby jonny616 » Tue Mar 13, 2012 11:41 pm

rockhopper wrote:Also had bad weather for these two as well - but was lucky in that the snow covered most of the bog :lol: Looks like GLW's weather voodoo has returned :think: :wink: Glad you all got back safely - it's all part of the fun I guess - cheers :D


Hi RH

Before we went Gammy said if the clags down it will be my weather voodoo cause he always had sunshine since stretch went home :lol: All part of the fun indeed
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Re: I get home with a little help from my friends!

Postby tomyboy73 » Wed Mar 14, 2012 12:18 am

Well done on getting out safely and another 2 munros. Never actually thought about geting stuck in a bog, you always have it in your head that you might fall or trip and break something but imagine you were alone :shock:
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Re: I get home with a little help from my friends!

Postby morag1 » Wed Mar 14, 2012 8:32 pm

Oooo.. hairy scary stuff....hope you dont have nightmares about it all :(
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Re: I get home with a little help from my friends!

Postby jonny616 » Thu Mar 15, 2012 11:25 am

tomyboy73 wrote:Well done on getting out safely and another 2 munros. Never actually thought about geting stuck in a bog, you always have it in your head that you might fall or trip and break something but imagine you were alone :shock:


Cheers tomyboy
I never thought about it either. Will be staying away from any walks with bogs when on my own!
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Re: I get home with a little help from my friends!

Postby jonny616 » Thu Mar 15, 2012 11:27 am

morag1 wrote:Oooo.. hairy scary stuff....hope you dont have nightmares about it all :(


No nightmares thanks Morag. Already laughing about it now :lol: :lol:
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Re: I get home with a little help from my friends!

Postby dogplodder » Thu Mar 15, 2012 11:40 am

That was a horrible experience and shows how much bogs have to be respected. :shock: So glad you were with strong friends who could prise you out again!

Did you have your good camera with you and did it survive the mud bath?
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