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Cruachan Horseshoe x 2 Munros

Cruachan Horseshoe x 2 Munros


Postby davedanson28 » Mon Apr 16, 2012 2:01 pm

Munros included on this walk: Ben Cruachan, Stob Daimh

Corbetts included on this walk: Beinn a'Bhuiridh

Date walked: 14/04/2012

Time taken: 8.5 hours

Distance: 14 km

Ascent: 1497m

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Completed the Cruachan Horseshoe route with Kyle(6 yrs old). What a day, beutiful blue skies, then snow followed by clouds. Me, Kyle and Marley thouroughly enjoyed a tough day. It has re-kindled my love for the hills after some years away! Met a few like minded characters along the way. Bring on the next one. :D
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Re: Cruachan Horseshoe x 2 Munros

Postby weescotsman » Mon Apr 16, 2012 2:39 pm

Hiya guys.....

Did wonder if you might be in here..... kudos to Kyle for getting all the way round ages before me, I gave up trying to go at your pace and didn't get down till after 6.30 pm and I was fair scunnered to say the least. A cracking day out even if I need an adrenalin boost to get onto the first ridge from Cruachan to Stob Diamh. A 900 ft drop at the side of a snowy 2ft ledge sure makes you tread carefully.

Think I did well to duck away from Kyle's snowball throws as well............ :lol:

Will get my own report done later on.....
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Re: Cruachan Horseshoe x 2 Munros

Postby davedanson28 » Mon Apr 16, 2012 3:17 pm

Great to hear from you........I take it you where the guy we spoke to a fair bit??

Glad you had a great day. Did you and your group make the climb on the Sunday?

Cheers Dave
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Re: Cruachan Horseshoe x 2 Munros

Postby weescotsman » Mon Apr 16, 2012 4:33 pm

Aye that was me.... the perennial tail that wags the dog. Beaten by a 6 yr old on a stonking hard munro.... :shock:

As for Sunday it was a mixed response, some went home, 4 went to do the next 2 munros and I decided to lounge around in Oban resting up and reading the papers. Didn't think my legs would have carried me up another 2 but the guys that went up reckoned I'd have been ok. Just need to do them another fine day....

Hope Kyle has been bragging to his schoolmates and teachers............ :lol:
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Re: Cruachan Horseshoe x 2 Munros

Postby mrssanta » Mon Apr 16, 2012 10:17 pm

well done indeed :lol: :clap: :clap:
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