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Ben Venue 2013 Our very first Graham

Ben Venue 2013 Our very first Graham


Postby JonAksel » Tue Jan 15, 2013 7:12 am

Grahams included on this walk: Ben Venue

Date walked: 12/01/2013

Time taken: 6 hours

Distance: 13.7 km

Ascent: 882m

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This is Loch Achray on a very quiet January day, the starting point of the trip still with autumn colours.
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We had to walk over this bridge to cross the river.
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First view of the mountain.
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The bridge is from a fairy tail.
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There is a beech forest to walk through. Two months to wait for the spring flowers.
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It looks like the tree felling is nearly over.
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Professional felling...
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Picea sitchensis.
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Safety matters.
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It's a while since november but the work is still going on. I think they are off at weekends though.
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A waterfall.
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Some frost at the high levels.
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A glimpse of Loch Katrine.
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Approaching the top.
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Hardtesting a make of mountain gloves.
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A frosty cairn.
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We had a cup of hot chocolate here with this view of Gleann Riabhach on the way down.
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A good trip.
The route:

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