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The 3 Bens Challenge

The 3 Bens Challenge


by scoob999 » Sun Aug 12, 2012 4:14 pm

Route description: Ben Nevis by the Carn Mor Dearg Arete

Munros included on this walk: Beinn Ghlas, Ben Lawers, Ben Macdui, Ben Nevis, Cairn Gorm, Carn Mor Dearg

Date walked: 10/08/2012

Time taken: 21.5 hours

Distance: 48.19 km

Ascent: 3596m

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Re: The 3 Bens Challenge

Postby morag1 » Mon Aug 13, 2012 3:55 pm

Fantastic Scoob, well done :clap:

I like the way you have taken a bad experience and turned it into something positive like this, says a lot for you 8)

Makes me almost forgive the planking photos :lol:
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Re: The 3 Bens Challenge

Postby LeithySuburbs » Mon Aug 13, 2012 6:52 pm

Great well written and photographed report Scoob :D . And for worthy cause.
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Re: The 3 Bens Challenge

Postby gammy leg walker » Mon Aug 13, 2012 7:05 pm

Great effort scoob,good to see you used the map & compass this time.
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Re: The 3 Bens Challenge

Postby Alan S » Mon Aug 13, 2012 9:55 pm

Excellent Scoob well done :clap:
I was asking Ron and Jonny how you were getting on through FB while at fisherfield :D
Great acheivement and im amazed that you had the time to talk to so many people and had time to be a planker :lol:
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Re: The 3 Bens Challenge

Postby scoob999 » Tue Aug 14, 2012 8:01 pm

I would like to thank everyone for there kind and encouraging comments cheers :D
Also a MASSIVE MASSIVE THANK YOU to everyone who has donated, you all know who you are :clap: :clap:
£225 so far, way more than i ever expected
I will continue to donate and fundraise, and plan more challenges! that's what life's all about eh
Hopefully i can talk some of you nutters into it when i suss something out :crazy:
Once again
THANK YOU
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Re: The 3 Bens Challenge

Postby old danensian » Fri Aug 17, 2012 7:06 pm

Congratulations on completing your epic - having re-read your earlier escapade and now this one - what a pair!

What do you count as relaxation?

OD
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Re: The 3 Bens Challenge

Postby scoob999 » Sat Aug 18, 2012 9:57 pm

old danensian wrote:Congratulations on completing your epic - having re-read your earlier escapade and now this one - what a pair!

What do you count as relaxation?

OD

Haha not sure, but would like some tips as i'm feeling worn out now! :(

Glad to have you back OD hope all went well down south
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Re: The 3 Bens Challenge

Postby Lenore » Wed Dec 05, 2012 11:25 pm

Excellent Stuart! I missed this one the first time around so good you linked it on TH :-)
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