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Strolling Down the Lairig Ghru

Strolling Down the Lairig Ghru

by madasa mongoose » Sat Aug 18, 2012 3:35 pm

Route description: Lairig Ghru

Date walked: 10/08/2012

Time taken: 10 hours

Distance: 30 km

Ascent: 810m

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Re: Strolling Down the Lairig Ghru

Postby madasa mongoose » Tue Aug 21, 2012 6:00 pm

basscadet wrote:You certaqinly got a fab day for it.. I dont think I have heard of anyone making tit through the larig ghru without getting a soaking before :)

Hey BC. Yep, we were very lucky with the weather. Big up to Leithy Suburbs :D

basscadet wrote: I think I know the taxi driver you got.. (there are only 2 in the area!) A right blether isnt he! :crazy:

:lol: He was very chatty but to be fair he did us a good deal. The price you pay I guess... :wink:

morag1 wrote:Would love to do this one day so found your report and photos a great help, ta :D

Cheers Morag.

morag1 wrote: Lucky you getting such nice weather, everyone says it's always blowing a hoolie, something to do with the pass being a bit of a wind tunnel :?

I've been up that way several times to get into various hills and I can vouch for the wind tunnel effect. Choose your day and pray to the weather gods :D
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Re: Strolling Down the Lairig Ghru

Postby MusicalHiker » Sat Jun 08, 2013 7:27 pm

I long to do this one, it's a lifetime ambition. I don't want to do it alone though so it will take some planning and a lot of travel. I have walked about 8 miles in from either end but never done the big bit in the middle! Lovely photos, it looks as incredible as I hope it will be....
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