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Lochnagar Horseshoe

Lochnagar Horseshoe

Postby Keithyboy » Sun Jul 22, 2012 2:38 pm

Route description: White Mounth Munros, Glen Muick

Munros included on this walk: Broad Cairn, Cairn Bannoch, Càrn a' Choire Bhòidheach, Càrn an t-Sagairt Mòr, Lochnagar

Date walked: 22/07/2012

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Bin up t' Lochnagar a puckle times noo,
Jist nivver teen time t' dee the 'horseshoe'.
So wi time aff on holidays, an a' bein quiet,
The forecast wis good, so decided ah'd try it.
Up real early, gie masel time t' dee it,
Heeded up the car park, parked next t' a Seat.
Beets on, sticks oot, an' bag on ma back,
Teen a big piece, gan t' be a fair wakk.
Heed aff doom the track, gettin looks fae the deer,
Hae a look at the tap, it's bonny an' clear.
Up aheed, a couple, aboot them aye checkin,
Ah'm catchin 'em quick, but already, am pechin.
'Ve haf lost the path', ah'm guessin they're German,
'YIr at the fit o the Ledder, so it's jist up 'er min'.
Up ower the tap an' roon t' the Cairn,
Jist fower mair t' go, t' fill ma day in.
Carn a' Choire Bhoidheach is next on the wye,
Bit the clouds comin ower, jist hope it bides dry.
Turn left at the steens, an' stroll on up the hill,
Ats two doon, bit there's anither three still.
On doon the valley, an' cross ower the burn,
Nae sure far ah'm gan noo, should be a right turn.
Bit ah followed the path roon an' it came inta sight,
Well, mair o' a crossroads, bit am turnin right.
T' Carn an t-Sagairt Mor, far the ald plane wing lies,
Ah hae ma piece, lookin Sooth, at darkenin skies.
Then it's back doon t' the crossroads, an fair on es time,
Aff the steens, back t' grass, so the wakkin is fine.
Next een's Cairn Bannoch, an' the goings real easy,
Clim richt t' the tap, bit it's a wee bit breezy.
Rummell back doon, an' on across the grass,
T' the tap o' Broad Cairn, Savin the best view til last!
So wi' a' five deen, jist t' heed back t' the car,
Mibbe a haf oors wakk, it disna look far.
Bit it seems that at distance, ah'm nae a good judge,
Cos for mile efter mile ah continue t' trudge!
Bit eence ah'm at the car, ah hae a wee ponder,
Fit a great day, an' fit a great wander!!

With apologies to anyone outwith the North East of Scotland who didn't understand a word of the above!
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Re: Lochnagar Horseshoe

Postby KeithS » Sun Jul 22, 2012 2:42 pm

:lol: :clap: :lol: :clap: :lol: :clap:
I love your style, it must be in the name.
What a great way to write up a report.
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Re: Lochnagar Horseshoe

Postby Collaciotach » Sun Jul 22, 2012 3:59 pm

Guid auld mither tongue .... suas leis a Ghaidhlig n the Doric :D
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Re: Lochnagar Horseshoe

Postby mrssanta » Sun Jul 22, 2012 4:29 pm

Eee lad a reet enjoyed that. :lol:
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Re: Lochnagar Horseshoe

Postby nic243 » Tue Aug 28, 2012 9:36 pm

Great report!! I really enjoyed reading this! :clap:
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Re: Lochnagar Horseshoe

Postby basscadet » Tue Aug 28, 2012 9:52 pm

Och at wiz rare min :lol: :lol:
Just Braw :thumbup
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Re: Lochnagar Horseshoe

Postby Lightfoot2017 » Thu Aug 14, 2014 1:25 pm

Aye aye, loon. ‘at wiz jist smashin’, min.

Een hing ah canna be dein wi, iz ‘i funcy boys wi thir funcy spikkin’ an’ ‘at, ken? :lol:
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Re: Lochnagar Horseshoe

Postby larry groo » Tue Aug 19, 2014 7:33 am

Fit rare at wis.

Weel din mannie.

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Re: Lochnagar Horseshoe

Postby AnnieMacD » Thu Aug 21, 2014 2:18 pm

That was fabulous - thank goodness I lived in Aberdeen for four years! I think that now needs to be your signature style.
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