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Another Munro Climbed

Another Munro Climbed


Postby davidspence1 » Wed Nov 28, 2012 10:37 pm

Munros included on this walk: Sgiath Chùil

Date walked: 26/11/2012

Distance: 6 km

Ascent: 921m

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Hardest thing I have ever done in my life.

Never climbed in the snow before and I have to admit that, although not totally useless, my footwear was not ideal for this.

Very windy, slippy underfoot and I was sure I was going to break something.

The last hour on the way up, and the first hour on the way down (mostly flat out in the snow) were very unpleasant indeed.

Made it down just before it got dark with soaking wet feet and sore legs. :(

Swore never to do a snowy climb again.

Now that I am two days recovered. I've changed my mind. It was great fun and I can't wait to do it again.

Are we all this mad? :D
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Re: Another Munro Climbed

Postby skuk007 » Thu Nov 29, 2012 6:27 pm

Sounds like a bit of an ordeal David, but you survived which is the main thing. It also sounds like the next one might make you more prepared now you know what to expect to some degree.

Which Munro was it?
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Re: Another Munro Climbed

Postby davidspence1 » Thu Nov 29, 2012 9:44 pm

skuk007 wrote:Sounds like a bit of an ordeal David, but you survived which is the main thing. It also sounds like the next one might make you more prepared now you know what to expect to some degree.

Which Munro was it?



Sgiath Chuil - I had the name in the report but it disappeared so it's no wback in.

Thanks
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Re: Another Munro Climbed

Postby dogplodder » Thu Nov 29, 2012 10:09 pm

I knew it was Sgiath Chuil but with no mention of the name I couldn't understand how I knew that with it not being one I've done. :roll:

Well done on doing it in the snow! :clap:
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Re: Another Munro Climbed

Postby davidspence1 » Thu Nov 29, 2012 10:17 pm

dogplodder wrote:I knew it was Sgiath Chuil but with no mention of the name I couldn't understand how I knew that with it not being one I've done. :roll:

Well done on doing it in the snow! :clap:



Thanks very much :wink:
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Re: Another Munro Climbed

Postby davedanson28 » Thu Nov 29, 2012 10:35 pm

Fantastic effort, well done! :D To answer your question.......yes we all are definitely mad! :lol: But it does take something special to climb a hill in freezing conditions, well done again and good luck with your next! :shock:
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Re: Another Munro Climbed

Postby davidspence1 » Thu Nov 29, 2012 10:43 pm

davedanson28 wrote:Fantastic effort, well done! :D To answer your question.......yes we all are definitely mad! :lol: But it does take something special to climb a hill in freezing conditions, well done again and good luck with your next! :shock:



What a nice reply - thanks to you as well.
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Re: Another Munro Climbed

Postby SAVAGEALICE » Fri Nov 30, 2012 6:33 pm

great report! ..smashing pics ....i know that feeling ..defo crazy! :D
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Re: Another Munro Climbed

Postby davidspence1 » Fri Nov 30, 2012 9:26 pm

SAVAGEALICE wrote:great report! ..smashing pics ....i know that feeling ..defo crazy! :D



Thanks Alice - or should I call you Savage - are you a bloke????? :wink:
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