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Mount Keen in the evening

Mount Keen in the evening


Postby Biggbiker » Tue Jul 31, 2012 11:27 pm

Route description: Mount Keen by Glen Tanar

Munros included on this walk: Mount Keen

Date walked: 31/07/2012

Time taken: 4 hours

Distance: 34 km

Ascent: 939m

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Left work in Aberdeen at 15:30 and was on the mountain bike heading up the hill at !4:30.
Fine and dry with a good wind to ensure there were no midges.
My two "Olympic" collegues set the pace whilst I tried to keep up.
Bikes left at the last bridge over the river before the real climb. Met three others coming down.

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Steady tough climb but not too long before we reached the top.

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Pretty quick return back to the bikes and then the run back to the start averaged 20 mph !!
Back at the cars at 20:20hrs and eating fish & chips at Jumbos in Peterculter before 21:00!


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Nice hill that can be done in an evening if the planning and weather is good. There can't be many hills you can climb on a weekday after work! Enjoy it before the nights draw in.
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Re: Mount Keen in the evening

Postby dogplodder » Wed Aug 01, 2012 8:36 am

Good evening jaunt - but you need the bikes! :lol:
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