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Cairngorm visit via the quiet sector.

Cairngorm visit via the quiet sector.


Postby gaffr » Sat Apr 28, 2012 8:44 pm

Munros included on this walk: Cairn Gorm

Date walked: 28/04/2012

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We thought that we could be breaking trail today on the North ridge of Cairngorm :) Beginning from the Ciste car park there is a path out to the col above the wee plantation to reach the ridge...... not marked on the Harvey map.

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The plantation and the col above.
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Only the Scots Pines remain after the imports were snipped.....Lochan na Beinne below.
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The local inhabitants were ahead of us this morning.
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The eagles coire behind
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Bynack Mor on the far side of strath nethy
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From the wee wide col below the flat topped small tor 1028, el alamein shelter lies below.....a bit of beinn mheadhoin, a bit of the saddle and a chunk of cnap coire na spreidhe are showing.
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A rimed up preacher is speaking to a uninterested audience.
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The skiers and boarders seemed to be happier above the mechanised area where the snow was much finer.
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Down the ridge from 1141 to reach the ski area and a jog down the road to regain the motor.
Last edited by gaffr on Thu Feb 21, 2013 1:19 pm, edited 2 times in total.
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Re: Cairngorm visit via the quiet sector.

Postby HighlandSC » Sat Apr 28, 2012 8:49 pm

Good stuff Gaffr :D
I miss my Cairngorm wanderings. Must get back there ASAP
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Re: Cairngorm visit via the quiet sector.

Postby Alastair S » Mon Apr 30, 2012 7:43 am

Nice one. Amazing amount of snow considering it had all gone in March. Was up over the Fungle Road yesterday and the 'gorms & Lochnagar looked totally white.
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Re: Cairngorm visit via the quiet sector.

Postby GariochTom » Mon Apr 30, 2012 8:21 am

Nice pictures. Love the preacher - he's even wearing a cross! :lol:
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Re: Cairngorm visit via the quiet sector.

Postby monty » Mon Apr 30, 2012 10:07 am

Love the preacher on the summit :lol: Lots of snow up there. It looks amasing from Glen Tilt. :D
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