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Ben Lawers group

Ben Lawers group


Postby johnrich » Tue Jan 29, 2013 9:04 am

Munros included on this walk: An Stuc, Beinn Ghlas, Ben Lawers, Meall Garbh (Ben Lawers), Meall Greigh

Date walked: 10/01/2013

Time taken: 7.5 hours

Distance: 23 km

Ascent: 1440m

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I set off about 7am hoping to get up high before sunrise and I wasn't disappointed. Stunning views with an inversion rolling in over Loch Tay. But after Ben Lawers summit the clag came in to spoil the views all the way round to Meall Greigh. The traverse back to the car park after the track was pretty horrible and boggy but the views of the inversion kept me going.

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Re: Ben Lawers group

Postby mrssanta » Tue Jan 29, 2013 12:29 pm

oh those pictures are fab and that's a long walk for a short winter day
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Re: Ben Lawers group

Postby balgonie » Tue Jan 29, 2013 7:57 pm

great pics :clap: pity the clag prevented more great views

laconic surf and i was just talking about that very same route today as we strolled knee deep in some places on the accent to Mount Keen, has he's done 3 of the 5 he said he'd wait on me while i do the other two about 1/2 hr :shock : he said it'd take mmmmm as fit as i am somehow i don't believe that at all :lol:
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Re: Ben Lawers group

Postby Silverhill » Tue Jan 29, 2013 8:01 pm

Wow, fingerlickingly good those pics!
Brilliant effort doing those 5 on a winter's day :clap:
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Re: Ben Lawers group

Postby Lenore » Tue Jan 29, 2013 9:51 pm

My my those are some pictures!! :clap: :clap:
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Re: Ben Lawers group

Postby tomyboy73 » Tue Jan 29, 2013 10:55 pm

great pictures
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Re: Ben Lawers group

Postby johnrich » Wed Jan 30, 2013 8:44 am

Thanks very much for you comments :D :clap:
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Re: Ben Lawers group

Postby BoyVertiginous » Wed Jan 30, 2013 12:13 pm

Those pre-clag pics are fantastic...it's like some sort of frozen wasteland up there. Did these in April snow last year and it was clag-bound summits from the off, with the very occasional and very brief clearance, not really enough to get full appreciation of the surroundings. Hope to return on a clearer day. Yet to do Tarmachan and the ones behind Lawers so, distinct possibility.
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