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13 days in Cairngorms

13 days in Cairngorms


by killy9999 » Sun Sep 16, 2012 11:18 pm

Munros included on this walk: An Socach (Braemar), Beinn a'Chaorainn (Cairngorms), Braeriach, Cairn Toul, Glas Tulaichean, Sgor an Lochain Uaine, The Devil's Point

Corbetts included on this walk: Ben Vrackie, Ben Vuirich, Meall a'Bhuachaille, Morrone

Date walked: 02/07/2012

Distance: 169 km

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Re: 13 days in Cairngorms

Postby basscadet » Fri Sep 21, 2012 2:21 pm

Oh I found this site that explains quite a bit about the planes...

http://www.edwardboyle.com/blog/?p=448
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Re: 13 days in Cairngorms

Postby xslawekx » Fri Sep 21, 2012 4:10 pm

Niezły wypad. W Cairngorms najlepiej zimą - krajobrazy i atmosfera iście arktyczna.
Jam oryginalnie również z Miasta Włókniarzy :D
Pozdrawiam,
Sławek.
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Re: 13 days in Cairngorms

Postby killy9999 » Fri Sep 21, 2012 6:54 pm

basscadet wrote:Oh I found this site that explains quite a bit about the planes...

http://www.edwardboyle.com/blog/?p=448
Wow, quite unbelievable. We've seen wreckage if this plane when we descended from Braeriach towards Sròn na Lairige. Sadly, I only made one picture, but there was a lot more lying around:

img_1751.jpg


We didn't see the engines though.

MarylinMunro, Phil the Hill >> Nope, definitely not F-35 and not Eurofighters. These had twin engines.
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Re: 13 days in Cairngorms

Postby skuk007 » Sun Sep 23, 2012 10:48 pm

Great report Killy, turned out to be a bit of an epic voyage due to that weather. Real shame, and I hope you do come back and get the views you deserved. I think this year has been exceptionally wet all over Britain due to the jet stream being too far South. It's really not always that bad, even in Scotland.

I was in the Fort William area around the same time you were in the Cairngorms and got soaked for four straight days. Lost my 'mojo' after the fourth day so called it a day and drove back to Bristol early. :(
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Re: 13 days in Cairngorms

Postby killy9999 » Mon Sep 24, 2012 7:59 am

skuk007 wrote:I was in the Fort William area around the same time you were in the Cairngorms and got soaked for four straight days. Lost my 'mojo' after the fourth day so called it a day and drove back to Bristol early. :(
I remember sitting in Bob Scott Hut and discussing what should we do now, since it rains so much. One of the ideas was going to Fort Williams, but in the end we decided there's no point because the weather there might be as bad as in Cairngorms. Seems that was a good decision.
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