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5:00am - SERIOUSLY? Geal Charn & A'Mharconaich

5:00am - SERIOUSLY? Geal Charn & A'Mharconaich


by jupe1407 » Sun Dec 02, 2012 9:19 pm

Route description: A' Mharconaich and Geal Chàrn, Drumochter

Munros included on this walk: A' Mharconaich, Geal-chàrn (Drumochter)

Date walked: 02/12/2012

Time taken: 5 hours

Distance: 11 km

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Re: 5:00am - SERIOUSLY? Geal Charn & A'Mharconaich

Postby jupe1407 » Mon Dec 03, 2012 3:15 pm

Alastair S wrote:5:00am? pah - I was up at 3:30 on Saturday to get to Beinn a'Ghlo for a pre-dawn start.

Nice report though - looks like you had a crackin' day (but not a crackin' ankle!)


3:30? Oooft!

Beinn a'Ghlo looked hugely attractive as we were driving past yesterday afternoon. I think i'll wait until the longer days come in though :lol:
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Re: 5:00am - SERIOUSLY? Geal Charn & A'Mharconaich

Postby robertphillips » Mon Dec 03, 2012 3:17 pm

Great report and photos the fun we have with the snow. :lol:
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Re: 5:00am - SERIOUSLY? Geal Charn & A'Mharconaich

Postby pigeon » Mon Dec 03, 2012 6:33 pm

5 00 am!!!!!!!that's a long lie :lol: :lol: :lol: Good report guys,these are good hills for the winter as you say,good sledging to be had as well :lol: :lol:
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Re: 5:00am - SERIOUSLY? Geal Charn & A'Mharconaich

Postby Magoo82 » Mon Dec 03, 2012 10:33 pm

It was a great day out fella, i thoroughly enjoyed it. I'm glad you did a report as my computer is as slow as a week in jail just now and i'm having trouble uploading photos. You've got a better camera anyway :wink:
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Re: 5:00am - SERIOUSLY? Geal Charn & A'Mharconaich

Postby Bod » Mon Dec 03, 2012 10:53 pm

Love the A'Mharconaich descent pictures amongst many! We were just across the valley on Meall Chuaich :wink: :D :D
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Re: 5:00am - SERIOUSLY? Geal Charn & A'Mharconaich

Postby jupe1407 » Mon Dec 03, 2012 11:28 pm

Magoo82 wrote:It was a great day out fella, i thoroughly enjoyed it. I'm glad you did a report as my computer is as slow as a week in jail just now and i'm having trouble uploading photos. You've got a better camera anyway :wink:


Cheers mate. It was an absolutely excellent day. We'll need to get something arranged once you've recovered from Kiliminjaro :lol:
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Re: 5:00am - SERIOUSLY? Geal Charn & A'Mharconaich

Postby old danensian » Tue Dec 04, 2012 8:52 pm

Crackin' day - getting your winter experience bit by bit - after days like this though you'll be hooked in no time.

The sunrise shots are the motivation for us dragging ourselves out of the house at that time - this weekend I even had my boots and gaiters on before I started the drive as I knew how cold it would be at the other end - no need for frozen fingers to start with.

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Re: 5:00am - SERIOUSLY? Geal Charn & A'Mharconaich

Postby jupe1407 » Tue Dec 04, 2012 9:35 pm

old danensian wrote:Crackin' day - getting your winter experience bit by bit - after days like this though you'll be hooked in no time.

The sunrise shots are the motivation for us dragging ourselves out of the house at that time - this weekend I even had my boots and gaiters on before I started the drive as I knew how cold it would be at the other end - no need for frozen fingers to start with.

OD


I've been on leave this week and praying for decent conditions to get out again.

Nae luck so far :lol:
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Re: 5:00am - SERIOUSLY? Geal Charn & A'Mharconaich

Postby PeteR » Tue Dec 04, 2012 11:42 pm

Another great Drumochter report from the weekend :D I think all four in this group are underated, especially when they have a good covering of the white stuff on them :D
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