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GOTCHA

GOTCHA


by gammy leg walker » Mon Jul 16, 2012 1:46 pm

Route description: South Glen Shiel Ridge: 7 Munros

Munros included on this walk: Aonach Air Chrith, Creag a'Mhaim, Creag nan Damh, Druim Shionnach, Maol chinn-dearg, Sgurr an Doire Leathain, Sgurr an Lochain

Date walked: 14/07/2012

Time taken: 12 hours

Distance: 27 km

Ascent: 1818m

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Re: GOTCHA

Postby davgil » Mon Jul 16, 2012 7:54 pm

Well done to all of you...gammy, love the diet too, similar to my own on the hills :lol:
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Re: GOTCHA

Postby Gavin99 » Mon Jul 16, 2012 8:07 pm

Aye a great day GLW , here's the gang on the final summit :
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Very relieved and happy faces all round as it sank in that we wouldn't have to chip in for a taxi after all !
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Re: GOTCHA

Postby Bod » Mon Jul 16, 2012 8:22 pm

Great report of a wonderful day!!! Thank you Gammy and Gavin for giving us such a fun and satisfying mountain day to end off our walking holiday in Skye and Kintail :D :D :D
A few more pictures, couldn't resist, the first one is priceless :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Look at this first photo of the day, and the keys are in full view, well presented Gammy!
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Heading off, happy and merry, all is looking good :)
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"Oh no Bod, we have a problem!" :) (Valerie and the rest of us bursting out into fits of laughter when we realise gammy is referring to the keys)
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Nice section of the South Glen Sheil Ridge
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The boys, thanks for the photo Valerie!
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Re: GOTCHA

Postby tomyboy73 » Mon Jul 16, 2012 8:30 pm

well done gammy, and the rest, your smile got bigger with every summit :D
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Re: GOTCHA

Postby SusieThePensioner » Mon Jul 16, 2012 8:48 pm

Well done, Willie, great determination :thumbup: Love the photos as well :D
Best wishes to Elizabeth x
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Re: GOTCHA

Postby thehawk_3 » Mon Jul 16, 2012 8:58 pm

Well done GLW you look like the cat that got the cream at the end,
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Re: GOTCHA

Postby PeteR » Mon Jul 16, 2012 9:14 pm

Ah, so that's what the summit of Creag nan Damh looks like. Turned decidely dark, decidely quickly when I was just a few minutes from the top the time I was out on this ridge :lol: I do have a couple of shiny Leki polls to show for it though :lol:

Superb report and pictures of a great ridge GLW :D So glad you all had a great day for it too :D You all look like you were having a great time of it. I'll return one day to put right my wrongs :wink: Think I'll put my keys in my rucksack though :lol: :lol:
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Re: GOTCHA

Postby Graeme D » Mon Jul 16, 2012 10:14 pm

If at first you don't succeed....... :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: Great stuff Gammy, glad you finally managed to clear up this festering sore on your Munro map! Good to hear Mrs Gammy is feeling better too! :D
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Re: GOTCHA

Postby pollyh33 » Mon Jul 16, 2012 10:30 pm

Wonderful, wonderful, wonderful!!!!!

Willie I've never seen you look soooooooooo happy in a report!!!!!!


Congratulations on bagging the elusive magnificent seven :clap:


If I had known you were going to get such fantastic views I would have been tempted to join you guys, Graeme, Thomas and I saw heehaw!!!!

That was an amazing that you bumped into Garry (Supremebean) - fabulous luck!
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Re: GOTCHA

Postby Frigate » Mon Jul 16, 2012 10:45 pm

Well done GLW, as I remember from my walk in May hard work but every step worth it. I particularly liked the walk down the rocky ridge off Aonach Air Chrith. Also explains why we could hear laughter whilst on Spidean Mialach :lol:
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Re: GOTCHA

Postby rocket-ron » Mon Jul 16, 2012 11:00 pm

well done willie. looks lie you had a fab day out. lucky you met gaz on the hills :lol:
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Re: GOTCHA

Postby Morecambe Monkey » Mon Jul 16, 2012 11:01 pm

Well done on finally conquering the ridge Gammy,looks like you all had a great time & some decent weather too. Also nice to see Bod & Valerie make it past the 2nd Munro this time! :lol:
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Re: GOTCHA

Postby Alan S » Mon Jul 16, 2012 11:13 pm

Well done mate glad you finally got the monkey off your back :lol:
Really happy you have got this done, so whats your next nemesis :lol:
Great pics of an excellent ridge 8)
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Re: GOTCHA

Postby JB likes a beer » Tue Jul 17, 2012 3:59 pm

Hi mate finally got that ridge done eh,excellent effort great photos really chuffed for you :clap:
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Re: GOTCHA

Postby Tomsie » Tue Jul 17, 2012 11:50 pm

Well done folks, thats classic about the keys, would'nt fancy a walk back up to Cluaine after that walk
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