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"This is the Road to Hell"

"This is the Road to Hell"


by SusieThePensioner » Sun Oct 14, 2012 6:42 pm

Route description: Loch Coille-Bharr and the Beavers

Date walked: 08/10/2012

Time taken: 5 hours

Distance: 5 km

Ascent: 50m

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Re: "This is the Road to Hell"

Postby SusieThePensioner » Sat Oct 20, 2012 8:55 pm

Bod wrote:Great effort there Susie and Jeff. Lovely photos and place I hope to visit too, as I have relatives down in Kintyre and have always been intrigued to find out more about the Beavers? :) :) :)


Thanks Bod :D There've been four kits born this year to two of the beaver families so hope you get to see them :D
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Re: "This is the Road to Hell"

Postby Valerie » Sat Oct 20, 2012 9:14 pm

Great report and photos Susie, you truly are an amazing woman with a huge amount of courage :-D would be great to meet you one of these days x
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Re: "This is the Road to Hell"

Postby luibnaclach » Sun Oct 21, 2012 9:27 am

hi suzie,im going slightly off topic here :( im no engineer,and know nothing about wheel chairs :( :(

however it ocurred to me that if the big wheels were at the front,and the small wheels trailing at the rear,the chair would be better able to cope with rough terrain.

i guess if such an item is available the cost would be sky high :(

anyhoo once again your report is inspirational,and has stopped me complaining about a wee bit o sciatica :) :)
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Re: "This is the Road to Hell"

Postby SusieThePensioner » Sun Oct 21, 2012 8:39 pm

Valerie wrote:Great report and photos Susie, you truly are an amazing woman with a huge amount of courage would be great to meet you one of these days x

Thank you so much, Valerie :D Yes, it would be great to meet up sometime x

luibnaclach wrote:however it ocurred to me that if the big wheels were at the front,and the small wheels trailing at the rear,the chair would be better able to cope with rough terrain.
I think you're right as Jeff kept turning the wheelchair round on the really stony or muddy parts so the big wheels were then first :thumbup:
luibnaclach wrote:anyhoo once again your report is inspirational,and has stopped me complaining about a wee bit o sciatica
Thank you again :D However, sciatica can be pretty painful as I've suffered from it myself before so no need to stop complaining :lol:
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Re: "This is the Road to Hell"

Postby davebhoygreen1968 » Sun Oct 21, 2012 9:07 pm

Well done Sue EXCELLENT report and some stunning pictures good to see your getting out and about despite of your health simple things in life most of us take for granted well done :D
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Re: "This is the Road to Hell"

Postby SusieThePensioner » Mon Oct 22, 2012 9:19 pm

davebhoygreen1968 wrote:Well done Sue EXCELLENT report and some stunning pictures good to see your getting out and about despite of your health simple things in life most of us take for granted well done

Thanks, Davie, glad you enjoyed the report :D
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Re: "This is the Road to Hell"

Postby londonwalker » Tue Oct 23, 2012 3:26 am

Hi Susie. A very humbling report that. God Bless you
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Re: "This is the Road to Hell"

Postby SusieThePensioner » Tue Oct 23, 2012 8:21 pm

londonwalker wrote:Hi Susie. A very humbling report that. God Bless you

Thank you, that's very kind :D
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Re: "This is the Road to Hell"

Postby Torridon_snails » Sat Oct 27, 2012 10:48 pm

Hi Susie,

Just like everyone else, we were inspired by this - something to remember when we're feeling stiff or lethargic... We do hope that the new wheels give you some new possibilities.

Sorry we've been out of touch for a while - will PM soon about Torridon etc.!

All the best,

Daniel and Clare
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Re: "This is the Road to Hell"

Postby SusieThePensioner » Sun Oct 28, 2012 7:07 pm

Hi Daniel and Clare, lovely to hear from you again and shall look forward to the PM :D

Torridon_snails wrote:Just like everyone else, we were inspired by this - something to remember when we're feeling stiff or lethargic... We do hope that the new wheels give you some new possibilities

Thank you and, yes, more places to go :D
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