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A Challenge of a Lifetime: Conquering Mullardoch in a Day

A Challenge of a Lifetime: Conquering Mullardoch in a Day


by andrewdoggett » Mon May 28, 2012 12:25 am

Munros included on this walk: An Riabhachan, An Socach (Affric), An Socach (Mullardoch), Beinn Fhionnlaidh (Carn Eige), Carn Eige, Carn nan Gobhar (Loch Mullardoch), Mam Sodhail, Mullach nan Dheiragain, Sgurr na Lapaich, Sgurr nan Ceathreamhnan, Toll Creagach, Tom a'Choinich

Date walked: 26/05/2012

Time taken: 19.35 hours

Distance: 57.6 km

Ascent: 4965m

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Re: A Challenge of a Lifetime: Conquering Mullardoch in a Da

Postby BobMcBob » Mon May 28, 2012 11:07 pm

Holy mother of wotsit, that's some walk and a great report. I'm speechless.
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Re: A Challenge of a Lifetime: Conquering Mullardoch in a Da

Postby andrewdoggett » Tue May 29, 2012 8:52 am

Wow; as Victoria says; an overwhelming response... Very humbling. Glad you all enjoyed the report; and hopefully it provided a sense of what it was like on the day.

Monty has modified 'The Mullardoch Song' to be an account after the event which I've added to the main report near the end to complete the story; but will embed here also...



The John Muir Trust are planning to post an article to their website; which is great. Really; a massive heartfelt thanks to you all for your support and encouragement.

I'm still buzzing!! :D
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Re: A Challenge of a Lifetime: Conquering Mullardoch in a Da

Postby tamw51 » Tue May 29, 2012 6:27 pm

Suff of epic proportions, good read!very well done, must have been some feeling upon finishing! :clap: :clap: :clap: you still feeling it?
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Re: A Challenge of a Lifetime: Conquering Mullardoch in a Da

Postby hags n crags » Tue May 29, 2012 7:50 pm

Well done guys, what an epic! :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Re: A Challenge of a Lifetime: Conquering Mullardoch in a Da

Postby meangarry » Tue May 29, 2012 8:16 pm

Absolute belter. If this doesn't win you some free stuff nothing will!

I bet that beer was the best you've ever drank. Well deserved indeed. :thumbup:
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Re: A Challenge of a Lifetime: Conquering Mullardoch in a Da

Postby Alan S » Tue May 29, 2012 9:43 pm

Fanatastic report Andrew, A big well done to all of you :D
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Re: A Challenge of a Lifetime: Conquering Mullardoch in a Da

Postby davgil » Wed May 30, 2012 6:03 am

Inspirational guys!
What a fantastic achievement :shock:
Great read and something to be proud of, well done. :clap:
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Re: A Challenge of a Lifetime: Conquering Mullardoch in a Da

Postby spiderwebb » Wed May 30, 2012 6:08 pm

I've got the 4 Northern ones to do and was considering breaking them into 2 separate days (wimp !)...30 years ago I may have joined you having done a 32 miler followed by a 26 miler with full packs a group of 9 swiftly became a group of 4 !

I was thinking of you all on the day and can only read this in awe, truely brilliant ! :D
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Re: A Challenge of a Lifetime: Conquering Mullardoch in a Da

Postby mamoset » Thu May 31, 2012 5:36 am

Others have said it more eloquently than I could, but congratulations and very well done on a true epic. :clap:

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Re: A Challenge of a Lifetime: Conquering Mullardoch in a Da

Postby skuk007 » Thu May 31, 2012 8:14 am

Just adding my congratulations to the many :clap: :clap:
A great report and it was a fantastic achievement by all - you're all just machines :)
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Re: A Challenge of a Lifetime: Conquering Mullardoch in a Da

Postby xpfloyd » Fri Jun 01, 2012 1:11 pm

Holy smoke batman!! Well done guys, amazing!
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Re: A Challenge of a Lifetime: Conquering Mullardoch in a Da

Postby Scotjamie » Sat Jun 02, 2012 12:04 am

just back from a month away but had to keep up with this venture throughout - excellent stuff by all you guys!!!
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Re: A Challenge of a Lifetime: Conquering Mullardoch in a Da

Postby monty » Sun Jun 03, 2012 9:03 am

Just an addition to the report. Here is the actual route walked.
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Re: A Challenge of a Lifetime: Conquering Mullardoch in a Da

Postby cbas104 » Tue Jun 05, 2012 12:08 pm

Guys, amazing effort....we're going off to do this round next weekend; not planning on doing it in one day though - we'd be chuffed with two, and suspect it could drift into the third as well!!! Respect :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Re: A Challenge of a Lifetime: Conquering Mullardoch in a Da

Postby pleanhiker » Tue Jun 05, 2012 1:10 pm

WOW!! Very well done to u guys thats what u call fighting the pain barrier. Mucho respect :clap: :clap: :clap:
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