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Ben Vorlich nr 283

Ben Vorlich nr 283


Postby robertphillips » Mon Sep 24, 2012 8:00 pm

Route description: Ben Vorlich via Loch Sloy

Munros included on this walk: Ben Vorlich (Loch Lomond)

Date walked: 08/07/2012

Time taken: 6 hours

Distance: 12 km

Ascent: 950m

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Robert, Renee, and rocky nr 283

The day has arrived, I left this one till the end because it was close to my home and my wife could walk with me, this was her 1st munro.
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renee and rocky


Headed along main road and up private road and cut off at the small cairn
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renee and rocky
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me
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Ben Vane
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Loch Lomond
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renee and rocky taking a break


Onwards up the final push to the cairn summit.
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me at my the final munro summit
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renee on the summit


Spent 20 minutes speaking to other walkers then headed down the path for a few drinks to celebrate. :D 8) :)
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Re: Ben Vorlich nr 283

Postby tomyboy73 » Mon Sep 24, 2012 8:21 pm

congratulations :clap:
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Re: Ben Vorlich nr 283

Postby monty » Tue Sep 25, 2012 9:10 am

Superb Robert. Well done on Compleating. :D
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Re: Ben Vorlich nr 283

Postby basscadet » Tue Sep 25, 2012 9:21 am

Oh well done!.. :D Looks like you got a nae bad day for it too :thumbup:
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Re: Ben Vorlich nr 283

Postby dogplodder » Tue Sep 25, 2012 9:27 am

Congratulations to you on your last and Renee on her first! :clap: Will you do them all again now so Renee can compleat? :lol:
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Re: Ben Vorlich nr 283

Postby Fudgie » Tue Sep 25, 2012 9:35 am

Congratulations :thumbup:
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Re: Ben Vorlich nr 283

Postby iainwatson » Tue Sep 25, 2012 10:22 am

well done! congrats! :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Re: Ben Vorlich nr 283

Postby Simo » Tue Sep 25, 2012 10:32 am

Awesome achievement, Do you have to do them again, now you have a new starter. :clap:
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Re: Ben Vorlich nr 283

Postby monarchming » Tue Sep 25, 2012 10:40 am

Well done! :thumbup:
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Re: Ben Vorlich nr 283

Postby pigeon » Tue Sep 25, 2012 5:27 pm

Well done both,a good hill to finish and start :clap: :clap:
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Re: Ben Vorlich nr 283

Postby Johnny Corbett » Tue Sep 25, 2012 6:00 pm

Well done and congratulations :clap: Looks like we'll be congratulating you on Corbett compleation as well very soon the speed you're knocking them off at :crazy:
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Re: Ben Vorlich nr 283

Postby robertphillips » Tue Sep 25, 2012 9:00 pm

Cheers guys 8)
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Re: Ben Vorlich nr 283

Postby mrssanta » Wed Sep 26, 2012 5:29 pm

Nice one Robert and well done to Renee I love that picture of herself brandishing The Stick. :clap: :clap:
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Re: Ben Vorlich nr 283

Postby robertphillips » Wed Sep 26, 2012 7:05 pm

Cheers kate, renee has now caught the hillwalking bug. 8)
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Re: Ben Vorlich nr 283

Postby Rudolph » Wed Sep 26, 2012 7:46 pm

Well done Robert and Renee. Great stuff. You'll both be back to Skye soon then!
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