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CRAZY DAY ON BEN LUI

CRAZY DAY ON BEN LUI


Postby nbrannigan » Tue Dec 18, 2012 9:05 pm

Munros included on this walk: Ben Lui

Date walked: 18/12/2012

Time taken: 4.5 hours

Distance: 8 km

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For may 13th birthday I wanted to do ben lui, but it was not really a fun day out. :roll:
We parcked in the car park and walked a small distance to the river. Here me and my family crossed the frezzing cold water with out much trouble. We then reached the forest, i fell over a lot of times tripping on tree routes untill i fell into a large mud filled hole. :(
After being soacked and cut with mud filled boats we started the true asscent to the summit. After some strugling we reached the top. i was hoping for a good view becuase it had been a cleer day but when we got there it was too misty to see a thing.
We wanted to go on to Beinn a'Cheibh but took a wrong turn and ended up in some misty valley near ben Oss. We were totaly lost and it was starting to rain which was adding to the dense mist, i had no idea where i was even when using a map and compass :shock: . but after half an hour we tracked back to the summit of ben Lui and headed back the way we came.
Then the weather changed and we were batered with wind and rain all the way back to the river, which we just ran through because the rain had turned into a storm.
Ah well i can't say it wasn't one of most interesting "birthday presents" ever. :lol:

Neil brannigan
aged 13
52 munro. :)

P.S put in your own expiriances if you want. :D
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Re: CRAZZY DAY ON BEN LUI

Postby Hbrannigan » Wed Dec 19, 2012 8:32 am

Great walk report :D it will come in handy when i dod the hill.
Sounds like you had a hard time and no view from the top :(
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Re: CRAZZY DAY ON BEN LUI

Postby morag1 » Wed Dec 19, 2012 9:50 am

Does sound a bit of a crazy day but well done on reaching the summit in those conditions :clap:
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Re: CRAZZY DAY ON BEN LUI

Postby SAVAGEALICE » Wed Dec 19, 2012 6:58 pm

that swamp through the forest is horrible :( ...bogfest
Enjoyed your report.
Here's hoping your next day on the hills is better! :D
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Re: CRAZZY DAY ON BEN LUI

Postby Graeme D » Wed Dec 19, 2012 9:06 pm

Doesn't like like such a bad way to spend a 13th birthday if you ask me young man! Well done! :clap:
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