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Total mad howlin' gale on Ben Avon

Total mad howlin' gale on Ben Avon


Postby pigeon » Mon Oct 01, 2012 5:22 pm

Route description: Ben Avon via Gleann an-Slugain

Munros included on this walk: Ben Avon

Date walked: 29/09/2012

Time taken: 8.5 hours

Distance: 33.5 km

Ascent: 1004m

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Windiest day for a while,struggling to stand up at times and Gavin blown clean of his feet at one point :( To risky to continue to Beinn A Bhuird,shame because it would be a nice long walk on a good day.With Ian Gavin and Jake
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early on at Gleann an t Slugain
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adding layers at the ruins
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Beinn a Bhuird south top
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sneck
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Gavin approaching the tors
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attempting the scramble
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ian and me
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shelter from the storm
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nice pitch in the fairy glen
http://s1305.beta.photobucket.com/user/pigeon8/library/Ben%20Avon
Last edited by pigeon on Wed Oct 17, 2012 7:18 pm, edited 2 times in total.
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Re: Total mad howlin' gale on Ben Avon

Postby Gavin99 » Tue Oct 02, 2012 7:48 pm

Nice report , much better than the one I'm not going to write , my photos are total mince :lol:
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Re: Total mad howlin' gale on Ben Avon

Postby Ian Bayne » Tue Oct 02, 2012 8:16 pm

Good report and pictures Dave another hill done and a We Shall Return
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Re: Total mad howlin' gale on Ben Avon

Postby pigeon » Tue Oct 02, 2012 10:06 pm

Aye ,no many good photos,bit tricky holdin' the camera steady was it not :lol: :lol: This weekend can only be better :D
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