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Didn't see a soul all day.....

Didn't see a soul all day.....


by PeteR » Wed Mar 21, 2012 12:14 am

Route description: Beinn Fhada (or Ben Attow)

Munros included on this walk: Beinn Fhada

Date walked: 18/03/2012

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Re: Didn't see a soul all day.....

Postby PeteR » Wed Mar 21, 2012 10:18 pm

mrssanta wrote:could you do us a lovely map of the route you took? Please? :roll:


Just for you mrssanta, it's been added to the report :D
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Re: Didn't see a soul all day.....

Postby PeteR » Wed Mar 21, 2012 10:25 pm

ChrisW wrote:A great read as always Pete and some lovely shots with your back up camera, I feel I should point out something though - its the waterproof trooos that control the rain, if you faff about getting them out of the bag and putting them on the rain stops, if you don't it doesn't :lol: Spectacular views all the way through here, really enjoyable :D


Cheers Chris :D Waterproof trousers brings back memories of a couple of days walking a few years back with my sister and her husband. Stop start all the way as their waterproofs came on, then waterproofs came off - numerous times :lol: I just got wet and I think it must have affected me in some way as I can't be bothered to stop these days :lol:
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Re: Didn't see a soul all day.....

Postby PeteR » Wed Mar 21, 2012 10:28 pm

2dalmatians wrote:A cracking report Peter. Looking forward to getting to this part of the country. Loved the East glen shiel pic with the blue sky in the background and dark skies in the fore.


Cheers 2dalmations :D It's a great place, Kintail :D One of my favourites :D I think I was lucky on Sunday, but you should get yourself there soon. I promise you'll return :D
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Re: Didn't see a soul all day.....

Postby PeteR » Wed Mar 21, 2012 10:30 pm

Steve B wrote:I don't think the pictures have suffered with the back up, I would be happy with them. Good to see what this one looks like too. Good walk. :)


Thanks Steve B :D If you've done this one then it's well worth it :D I thought it rewarded in every way :D
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Re: Didn't see a soul all day.....

Postby PeteR » Wed Mar 21, 2012 10:33 pm

soulminer wrote:
PeterR wrote :
I don’t think there was a single bad view


A point well made :lol: You certainly ' won a watch' picking Fhada for your walk :thumbup:

This was my 200th Munro, and my mate Doogzs' 150th, on the same day- between us we must have took 400 odd photos, also, met Astronick on the way down.


Cheers soulminer :D I remember your report :D Stunning, stunning pictures you had there :D Even with no spare batteries I still managed over 150 pictures :D Had I had my usual camera I would easily have taken many more than that :lol: I was like a kid in a sweety shop :D
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Re: Didn't see a soul all day.....

Postby PeteR » Wed Mar 21, 2012 10:36 pm

Graeme D wrote:
PeteR wrote:At this point I should perhaps apologise to all the walkhighlanders heading up to Kintail soon for the spring meet. I hope you don’t mind me posting my report of this hill so close to your trip to this area.


Not at all Pete - just whets the appetite even more. I think it'll be the Sisters for me - nice to get a wee sneak preview. :D


Cheers Graeme :D I hope you all have a great time at the meet :D Such a great area. I've still got the sisters to do :D I think I will have them tackled some time in the spring :D
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Re: Didn't see a soul all day.....

Postby PeteR » Wed Mar 21, 2012 10:39 pm

Johnny Corbett wrote:Another fine report Pete, you're fairly cracking on and doing some travelling :D . I saw nothing but clag when i was up this one :(


Cheers JC :D Pity you had the clag. You'll have to return :D

Sometime I think I've nearly done as many miles walking as I've done driving to the hills :lol: The red teardrops on my map are getting further and further away now. I keep suggesting to MrsR that we move north, but she's not having it :lol: :(
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Re: Didn't see a soul all day.....

Postby PeteR » Wed Mar 21, 2012 10:42 pm

jonny616 wrote:Stunning Peter & just makes more more excited for the impending meet 8)


Cheers jonny :D I've been reading some of the banter about the meet. Let's hope you're all not too hungover to get out on the hills :lol: Hoping you all have a great time though, with great weather all round :D
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Re: Didn't see a soul all day.....

Postby PeteR » Wed Mar 21, 2012 10:45 pm

SusieThePensioner wrote:What a wonderful day, despite the showers. Some fantastic photos with the backup camera and iphone. Amazing views :thumbup:
Why don't you just keep the waterproof trousers on and that should keep the rain away :lol:


:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: Can't keep the waterproof on all the time. I get too hot the times I've done that in the past :( And as I tell everyone in my house - it's only water :lol:

Glad you enjoyed the report and pictures :D This is now one of my favourite hills :D
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Re: Didn't see a soul all day.....

Postby PeteR » Wed Mar 21, 2012 10:47 pm

monty wrote:Excellent PeteR,
Just the report we needed prior to our trip up there a week Friday. Hope we get as clear a day. :D


Cheers monty :D I hope you all have a great time in Kintail and have the weather to do this great area justice :D
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Re: Didn't see a soul all day.....

Postby PeteR » Wed Mar 21, 2012 10:51 pm

pigeon wrote:Looks a great walk pete,Chris :lol: :lol: ,myself ,ian ,charlie are up this way in early May,got 3 days to spend there so could well try this one out, :thumbup:


No, no pigeon, it's Jim :lol: not Chris :lol:

I hope you have a grand time in Kintail when you get there :lol: Gives me butterflies everytime I drive into the area :D I think they start at about Loch Lomond :D and continue all the way through the highlands :lol:
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Re: Didn't see a soul all day.....

Postby PeteR » Wed Mar 21, 2012 10:51 pm

Mal Grey wrote:Grand!


Cheers Mal :D This is a grand area indeed :D
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Re: Didn't see a soul all day.....

Postby PeteR » Wed Mar 21, 2012 10:54 pm

quoman wrote:An Absolute cracker of a report peter and as for the backup camera quality picture's


Cheers quoman :D It's a great hill and one that I think I'd overlooked because it was tucked away behind the Glen Shiel hills. I'm very glad I made the trip though, as this is now up there as one of the best walks I've done :D
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Re: Didn't see a soul all day.....

Postby PeteR » Wed Mar 21, 2012 10:56 pm

jimandandrea wrote:Crackin report and pics - what a day. Excellent. :thumbup:


Cheers jimandandrea :D It certainly was some day :D Much better weather than the forecast had suggested. Having the whole place to myself was something of a bonus, but I would have happliy shared it with other walkers had they been out and about :D
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Re: Didn't see a soul all day.....

Postby pollyh33 » Thu Mar 22, 2012 12:32 am

Another cracking report PeteR !!

Loved it :clap: :clap:
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