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So much better than last week!

So much better than last week!


Postby pigeon » Sun Apr 15, 2012 7:31 pm

Route description: Stob Ban (Mamores) and Mullach nan Coirean

Munros included on this walk: Mullach nan Coirean, Stob Ban (Mamores)

Date walked: 15/04/2012

Time taken: 6 hours

Distance: 14.8 km

Ascent: 1155m

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Last week in the Fannaichs-rain,sleet,snow,wind,bogs,pesky river crossings,no belt,no mates and general unhappiness :( :( :(
This week in the Mamores-norain,no sleet,no snow,no wind,no bogs,no rivers,a belt,plenty mates and general very happiness. :lol: 8) :lol:
Stob Ban and Mullach nan Coirean were chosen me Ian ,kev and Jake were present,plenty of reports on these 2 so keeping it short,but this was one of the finest days yet in great conditions.Last week in the fannaichs was a major struggle but today was great ,the Mamores are great hills :thumbup: .Also met Gavin99 from the site who we had a good blether to on the top of both hills 8) .A quick pint for the first time in the Clachaig rounded of a crackin' day,good to meet you Gavin and we hope to do the ring of Steall in the next couple of months ,so if you're up for it feel free to send us a PM,looking forward to that one :thumbup:
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ian and kev
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stob ban
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gavin catching up quickly
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stob ban
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sgurr a mhaim
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at the bealach,bidean behind
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ian and kev on the ridge
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nevis and cmd
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pigeon ian jake and gavin on stob ban
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me ian kev and gavin
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next target
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beinn a bheithir
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mullach nan coirean
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Bono bags his 49th munro
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spot the climber
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quick ale time
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Re: So much better than last week!

Postby Huck Finn » Sun Apr 15, 2012 8:13 pm

Braw photies, looks like a good walk (apart from the boulder field, I hate them)
Good that you had a decent spell of weather as well :D
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Re: So much better than last week!

Postby LeithySuburbs » Sun Apr 15, 2012 8:22 pm

nice photos - cheers :D .
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Re: So much better than last week!

Postby gammy leg walker » Sun Apr 15, 2012 8:26 pm

Looks a grand day indeed.
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Re: So much better than last week!

Postby Frigate » Sun Apr 15, 2012 8:37 pm

Top day, good choice of hills nay mountains. Pigeon was definitelyy back to normal as us mere mortals could not see his heels for dust.
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Re: So much better than last week!

Postby rockhopper » Sun Apr 15, 2012 8:41 pm

Definitely a big improvement - well done all :D Have still to get up here - maybe some time this year - cheers :D
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Re: So much better than last week!

Postby Gavin99 » Sun Apr 15, 2012 9:01 pm

Hi Pigeon ,great to meet yourself ,Ian ,Kev and Jake, what a cracking day that was :D My only regret is not claiming those sunglasses , they actually look quite cool 8) Just read Kev's RoS report , think I'll wait for a good thaw !
Cheers , Gavin
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Re: So much better than last week!

Postby jimandandrea » Sun Apr 15, 2012 9:11 pm

Glad you are back on form. Cracking photos - looks like a good time was had by one and all. :D
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Re: So much better than last week!

Postby PeteR » Sun Apr 15, 2012 10:46 pm

Nice one pigeon :D I love all the Mamores, but have a soft spot for Stob Ban :D Glad to see you enjoyed these two. Ring os Steall is great. I'm no scrambler and I loved it :D Hope you all do too :D
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Re: So much better than last week!

Postby jonny616 » Mon Apr 16, 2012 2:01 pm

Nice one. Always good to get a decent day after an off one :lol:

I did these the other way around going up through the trees was really wet.

ROS in may for me.
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Re: So much better than last week!

Postby 2dalmatians » Mon Apr 16, 2012 6:25 pm

A good trip always beats a bad one Pigeon! :lol: Some cracking pics there too :D
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Re: So much better than last week!

Postby monty » Mon Apr 16, 2012 6:55 pm

Great set of photos Pigeon. My favourite area. :D
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Re: So much better than last week!

Postby pigeon » Mon Apr 16, 2012 7:20 pm

monty wrote:Great set of photos Pigeon. My favourite area. :D
Cheers monty ,my favourite area as well(so far anyway,still lots to see :lol: )
2dalmatians wrote:A good trip always beats a bad one Pigeon! :lol: Some cracking pics there too :D
Cheers 2D
jonny616 wrote:Nice one. Always good to get a decent day after an off one :lol:

I did these the other way around going up through the trees was really wet.

ROS in may for me.
Aye could be about then for us,might bump into ye :lol:
PeteR wrote:Nice one pigeon :D I love all the Mamores, but have a soft spot for Stob Ban :D Glad to see you enjoyed these two. Ring os Steall is great. I'm no scrambler and I loved it :D Hope you all do too :D
Cheers pete ,looking forward to it 8)
jimandandrea wrote:Glad you are back on form. Cracking photos - looks like a good time was had by one and all. :D
Thanks jimandandrea,in the top 5 hill days so far :thumbup:
Gavin99 wrote:Hi Pigeon ,great to meet yourself ,Ian ,Kev and Jake, what a cracking day that was :D My only regret is not claiming those sunglasses , they actually look quite cool 8) Just read Kev's RoS report , think I'll wait for a good thaw !
Cheers , Gavin
Good to meet you also gavin,it'll no be long till the snow's gone me thinks :thumbup:
rockhopper wrote:Definitely a big improvement - well done all :D Have still to get up here - maybe some time this year - cheers :D
Get yourself up there RH,ye'll love it
Frigate wrote:Top day, good choice of hills nay mountains. Pigeon was definitelyy back to normal as us mere mortals could not see his heels for dust.
Huck Finn wrote:Braw photies, looks like a good walk (apart from the boulder field, I hate them)
Good that you had a decent spell of weather as well :D
Looking forward to the big weekend now lads.
Huck ,Kev has made some big plans so you better get in training soon :lol: :lol:
LeithySuburbs wrote:nice photos - cheers :D .
gammy leg walker wrote:Looks a grand day indeed.
Cheers guys :thumbup:
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Re: So much better than last week!

Postby quoman » Mon Apr 16, 2012 10:25 pm

Nice one pigeon and the team.
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Re: So much better than last week!

Postby Ian Bayne » Tue Apr 17, 2012 4:02 am

A day like that is worth going up the hills for good friends weather and the scenic views Cracker
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