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Ben Lomond - my first Munro

Ben Lomond - my first Munro


Postby davidspence1 » Thu Jun 14, 2012 4:50 pm

Route description: Ben Lomond

Munros included on this walk: Ben Lomond

Date walked: 14/06/2012

Time taken: 5.25 hours

Ascent: 974m

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I've always enjoyed a good walk, but never attempted anything more than the Lomond Hills situated where I live in Fife. My good friend Robert, who has done this sort of thing for years now, suggested we do a "Munro" and Ben Lomond was the most accessable and therefore the obvious choice. Weather was far from perfect, with the summit shrouded in mist, but I had a great time and we plan to do another Munro in August.

Can't wait!
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Heroic summit photo - me on the right.
Last edited by davidspence1 on Fri Jun 15, 2012 5:29 pm, edited 3 times in total.
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Re: Ben Lomond - my first Munro

Postby mr_ash_37 » Thu Jun 14, 2012 5:08 pm

Welcome and congrats on your first of many.

It is highly addictive and wonderful hobby.

You've joined a great website also the advice, routes and walk reports are very helpful indeed.

Enjoy and look forward to more updates....
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Re: Ben Lomond - my first Munro

Postby Bod » Thu Jun 14, 2012 9:15 pm

Well done Dave! Great stuff.....the first of many :wink: :D :D
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Re: Ben Lomond - my first Munro

Postby ScottishLeaf » Thu Jun 14, 2012 11:53 pm

Lomond was my first Munro too and sounds like you got exactly the same view I did as well!
Congrats :)
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Re: Ben Lomond - my first Munro

Postby bobble_hat_kenny » Fri Jun 15, 2012 4:15 pm

Congratulations on your first one :clap: ! I bet you're hooked very quickly - most people are...
I ended up climbing Ben Lomond about 5 times before I got round to doing any of the others :lol: - don't knock it; it's a great hill, mind - anyway, hopefully you'll make more rapid progress :D !
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