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Ben Nevis

Ben Nevis


Postby Keithyboy » Sun Jul 22, 2012 7:01 pm

Munros included on this walk: Ben Nevis

Date walked: 17/06/2012

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The biggest hill in oor fair land,
T' climb it sometime wis definitely planned.
So a fower oor drive, an' a pitch o' the tent,
Wi' ma brand new beets on, ah start the ascent.
Up on the path, passin parks foo o' sheep,
Es is fairly the easy bit, seen ital get steep.
Meet plinty o' folk on the wye doon the hill,
Some spik, some dinna, ach well, please yersel.
Pass a lad sittin doon, tuckin inta a bap,
Think, masel', ah'll wait 'til ah'm nearer the tap.
Bit ah'm workin awa thinkin ah'm deein arite,
Then a mak the mistake o' lookin up t' ma right.
Tell masel' it looks like ah'l hae t' dig deeper,
Cos ae things for sure, it's gan t' get steeper.
Wi' the Loch on ma left, the gan starts t' get easier,
Much better path, an' nae big steens either.
A T-junction appears, an' ah ken ah'm gan right,
Bit it's gye foggy up 'er, an' the taps oot o' sight.
Pass mair folk sittin, the views they're admirin,
Ah trek on by, nae showin ah'm tirin.
Zigzag ma wye up the side o' the rocks,
Ma beets startin nippin, despite ma good socks.
Up inta the fog, nae right sure o' ma bearins,
Meet a lad comin doon, he ses 'jist follow the cairns'.
Sed yill hae t' wander thru a puckle bits o' sna,
Bit yill see a' the fitprints, so jist follow them ena.
Mak it up t' the tap, an' hae a seat for a minute,
Canna see a dampt thing, bit at least noo ah'v din it!
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Re: Ben Nevis

Postby mrssanta » Sun Jul 22, 2012 11:02 pm

more, more :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Re: Ben Nevis

Postby skuk007 » Mon Jul 23, 2012 9:53 am

Brilliant :clap: :)
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Re: Ben Nevis

Postby basscadet » Mon Jul 23, 2012 10:45 am

Loved it :lol:
Cheered up ahbody in the office in awl :clap:
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Re: Ben Nevis

Postby LaurenAlexandra » Mon Jul 23, 2012 12:07 pm

Love it! :clap:
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Re: Ben Nevis

Postby Keithyboy » Mon Jul 23, 2012 4:59 pm

Thanks everybody! Glad you like it, thought it would be a laugh to do something a bit different, and it seems to have been well received. Got a couple more I'll post soon. Heading across to Ft William with my mate Andy tomorrow with every intention of doing the 'Ring of Steall' on maybe thursday weather permitting (mustn't forget my 'man-up' pills!), but as he's never been up Ben Nevis we'll get that out of the way first!
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Re: Ben Nevis

Postby alfie » Mon Jul 23, 2012 6:03 pm

fit aboot that loon!absolutely brilliant keithyboy :clap: :clap:
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