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Ben Lomond 2011

Ben Lomond 2011


Postby JonAksel » Wed Sep 05, 2012 5:37 pm

Munros included on this walk: Ben Lomond

Date walked: 05/06/2011

Time taken: 5 hours

Distance: 12.1 km

Ascent: 1074m

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Somehow I missed out the beginning of the path on the tourist route. (Shouldn't be possible). That leaded to some zig-zag bushing before finding the real path. The last part of the route down the Ptarmigan Ridge rewarded me with a very nice view of Loch Lomond. Unfortunately no pictures from there because I left the SD-card at home. The camera itself had limited storage capasity. Especially I enjoyed walking through the area with the small lochans.
Beautiful flowers.
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A square forest with Loch Lomond with its many islands as background.
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A Scottish bearlike creature.
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Sometime in the future I will be in a canoe here, when it will be summer, sunshine and no wind simultanously.
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Summit pic from my second Munro climb. Some few more munros are added to the bag after this.
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Re: Ben Lomond 2011

Postby rockhopper » Fri Sep 07, 2012 9:59 pm

pity you didn't get the views from the top - been up here quite a few times and been lucky so far - only once descended via ptarmigan and would agree with you...definitely the better way to descend - cheers :)
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