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Great Expectations or Fear and Loathing on An Teallach

Great Expectations or Fear and Loathing on An Teallach


by BobMcBob » Thu Jun 21, 2012 4:56 pm

Route description: An Teallach, Dundonnell

Munros included on this walk: Bidein a'Ghlas Thuill (An Teallach), Sgurr Fiona (An Teallach)

Date walked: 20/06/2012

Time taken: 9.5 hours

Distance: 17 km

Ascent: 1550m

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Re: Great Expectations or Fear and Loathing on An Teallach

Postby monty » Fri Jun 22, 2012 10:51 am

Fantastic Bob. Thats my route planned for the near future. Straight over the top. :D

Great report, so funny, great photos. Can't wait. :D
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Re: Great Expectations or Fear and Loathing on An Teallach

Postby BoyVertiginous » Fri Jun 22, 2012 1:55 pm

Wonderful account, Bob, a thoroughly enjoyable read.

madasa mongoose wrote:Great report and fantastic photos of one of my favourite mountains :thumbup: Tis a mountain to savour on a dry, sunny day. Just fabulous :D

As evidenced by your avatar, mm...is that you on LB's seat?
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Re: Great Expectations or Fear and Loathing on An Teallach

Postby madasa mongoose » Fri Jun 22, 2012 3:25 pm

BoyVertiginous wrote: As evidenced by your avatar, mm...is that you on LB's seat?


Yep, that’s me. I casually walked to the edge so a friend could take a photo and didn’t realise there was quite such a drop off until I scrambled down to join him! :shock:
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Re: Great Expectations or Fear and Loathing on An Teallach

Postby madasa mongoose » Fri Jun 22, 2012 3:28 pm

Oops! Hit post before I added the photo...

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Re: Great Expectations or Fear and Loathing on An Teallach

Postby BobMcBob » Fri Jun 22, 2012 3:46 pm

madasa mongoose wrote:
BoyVertiginous wrote: As evidenced by your avatar, mm...is that you on LB's seat?


Yep, that’s me. I casually walked to the edge so a friend could take a photo and didn’t realise there was quite such a drop off until I scrambled down to join him! :shock:


Haha! I thought your avatar looked familiar :D It doesn't look nearly so scary from the other side does it? Nonetheless you're a braver man than me, It was all I could muster to edge out there on my bum :D
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Re: Great Expectations or Fear and Loathing on An Teallach

Postby madasa mongoose » Fri Jun 22, 2012 3:54 pm

BobMcBob wrote: It doesn't look nearly so scary from the other side does it?


Nope! Tis amazing what you can do when you don’t know you’re doing it! :lol:
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Re: Great Expectations or Fear and Loathing on An Teallach

Postby rocket-ron » Fri Jun 22, 2012 4:24 pm

I never get fed up off reading reports or looking at pictures of an teallach
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Re: Great Expectations or Fear and Loathing on An Teallach

Postby rockhopper » Sat Jun 23, 2012 12:12 am

A veritable cracker bob - great photos and an enjoyable read. :thumbup: Yet to get here but this whets the appetite - cheers :D
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Re: Great Expectations or Fear and Loathing on An Teallach

Postby b-illie » Sat Jun 23, 2012 9:38 am

First class report, Bob! :thumbup:
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Re: Great Expectations or Fear and Loathing on An Teallach

Postby pollyh33 » Sun Jun 24, 2012 9:45 am

Magnificent!!!!! :clap: :clap: :clap:

Reports do not get any better than this!!!!!! :roll: :roll: :roll:
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Re: Great Expectations or Fear and Loathing on An Teallach

Postby Fcfraser » Wed Jul 24, 2013 11:23 am

That was a great report..... I "supposed" to be doing it this Fri..... However now have had the fear of God installed in me...... Gulp! Bravery pills on order! :lol:
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Re: Great Expectations or Fear and Loathing on An Teallach

Postby The Rodmiester » Wed Jul 24, 2013 12:00 pm

Missed this first time around, before I joined WH, agree with others, fabulous report, wonderful pictures :crazy: :clap: :D
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Re: Great Expectations or Fear and Loathing on An Teallach

Postby mallyonline » Sat Jul 27, 2013 12:29 am

BobMcBob wrote:Wow, thanks all, really nice comments :) I'm glad I managed to get some of the sense of how great a day it was into the report, and I'm glad you all enjoyed it.


I hope you do go back because I want to know when so that I can come with you. Fantastic report and very well done. :clap:
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Re: Great Expectations or Fear and Loathing on An Teallach

Postby blooma193 » Thu Jul 03, 2014 10:45 pm

Hilarious!! You made me laugh a lot. Thanks. The question is if I ever will have courage to do the pinnacles. And amazing pictures as well.
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Re: Great Expectations or Fear and Loathing on An Teallach

Postby spiderwebb » Thu Jul 10, 2014 7:21 am

A lovely report Bob, had me laughing. Stunning pics too. Not sure the line up the ridge on Sail Liath is any better, seen someone coming up it with steam coming off :lol: But as you say patience is rewarded, if you have the staying power.

A fantastic read :clap: :clap:
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