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Into the Wild White West

Into the Wild White West


by joenorris » Fri Dec 14, 2012 3:59 pm

Munros included on this walk: Garbh Chioch Mhor, Sgurr na Ciche, Sgurr nan Coireachan (Glen Dessary)

Corbetts included on this walk: Fraoch Bheinn, Sgurr Mhurlagain

Date walked: 10/12/2012

Time taken: 30 hours

Distance: 38 km

Ascent: 2900m

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Re: Into the Wild White West

Postby soulminer » Sat Dec 15, 2012 7:45 pm

Can't say more than- awesome 8) Great report on a cracking time out, with some gems of images to boot- saved the best to last, IMO 8)
Cheers.
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Re: Into the Wild White West

Postby joenorris » Sun Dec 16, 2012 10:00 am

Cheers for all the comments guys.
malky_c wrote:Still trying to pluck up the courage to get the tent out in winter. Was going to have a go this weekend but weather and other things have conspired against me (reckon I would've found an excuse to cry off even in perfect conditions though) :? .


I know the feeling! I had the option of staying for another night but my excuse for not doing was that there was a wee bit of cloud and 20mph winds coming in the following day - shame on me... (I heard it reached -12C that night though, so I'm pretty glad I didn't stick it out.)

dawnfoth wrote:Thoroughly enjoyed reading your report! Great photos - very jealous of the super weather you were treated to. Looks like you made the most of your time - Cheers :D


Aye, I couldn't quite believe the forecast when I saw it - particularly considering that (probably true) myth about Knoydart being the wettest place in Britain.

Cheers guys,
Joe
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Re: Into the Wild White West

Postby SMRussell » Sun Dec 16, 2012 10:46 am

Superb, mountain porn at its best :clap: :D

One of those reports that has you itching to be in the hills (as if I wasn't already!) :thumbup:
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Re: Into the Wild White West

Postby skuk007 » Sun Dec 16, 2012 11:44 am

Just wanted to add my "Fabulous report" along with the others. Stunning photos showing what you had all to yourself for a couple of days :-)
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Re: Into the Wild White West

Postby graham » Sun Dec 16, 2012 5:14 pm

This does it for me - top story, beautifully descriptive Joe. I'm itching to get out now. Maybe a prize this month?
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Re: Into the Wild White West

Postby joenorris » Mon Dec 17, 2012 2:29 pm

SMRussell wrote:Superb, mountain porn at its best :clap: :D


:lol: The greatest of all compliments!
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Re: Into the Wild White West

Postby mountainstar » Tue Dec 18, 2012 12:58 pm

Love it :D
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Re: Into the Wild White West

Postby Fudgie » Tue Dec 18, 2012 1:25 pm

That's one of the best report's I've ever read on here :clap: 8)
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Re: Into the Wild White West

Postby Graeme D » Tue Dec 18, 2012 1:32 pm

Not sure I can heap any more praise than has already been heaped, but wanted to throw my tuppence worth in anyway. Magnificent! :clap:
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Re: Into the Wild White West

Postby Sarah86 » Tue Dec 18, 2012 1:40 pm

Your photos are stunning :thumbup:
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Re: Into the Wild White West

Postby Phil the Hill » Tue Dec 18, 2012 3:06 pm

Simply awesome! I'd thought these were hills to save for a long summer's day - but clearly I was wrong.
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Re: Into the Wild White West

Postby lochlaggan » Tue Dec 18, 2012 11:16 pm

For me this is the best place in Scotland. Wonderful report.

Many thanks!
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Re: Into the Wild White West

Postby Mountainlove » Wed Dec 19, 2012 9:53 am

That sounds like an amazing day out. It is a lovely shot of the Moon and Jupiter and the snow pictures are amazing! Well done for camping out in temperatures like that!! :clap: :clap:
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Re: Into the Wild White West

Postby Stuart Angus » Wed Dec 19, 2012 10:10 pm

:thumbup: awesome..........all of it, just awesome :thumbup:
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Re: Into the Wild White West

Postby Klaasloopt » Wed Dec 19, 2012 10:17 pm

Hurray from Holland. :clap: :clap:
My Scotland virus has escaped its quarantaine thanks to this great piece of work. The symptoms will soon manifest themselves. "Darling, why are you cooking our dinner on that tiny stove?"
Cheers, Klaas
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