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Aberfeldy Corbetts

Aberfeldy Corbetts


Postby pigeon » Sat Feb 02, 2013 6:27 pm

Route description: Meall Tairneachan and Farragon Hill

Corbetts included on this walk: Farragon Hill, Meall Tairneachan

Date walked: 02/02/2013

Time taken: 5.25 hours

Distance: 16 km

Ascent: 1091m

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A bright day with Gavin,good views ,tough going at times with a wee detour :lol: and a couple of missions to save first a glove then the map case :lol: Bitterly cold in the wind on the tops ,especially on Tairneachan but all in all a good one :thumbup:
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Schiehallion
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well ploughed track to the mines
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mine shaft
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nearing the top of Farragon Hil
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Farragon Hill with Schiehallion in the background
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Ben Vrackie right and Beinn a Ghlo left
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nearing the top of Meall Tairneachan
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Frrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrreezin'
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Bbbbbbaltic!
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Re: Aberfeldy Corbetts

Postby Johnny Corbett » Sun Feb 03, 2013 6:40 pm

Yip as i replied on Gavins post, looks very familiar especially that track. Great time of year to do these two :D
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Re: Aberfeldy Corbetts

Postby The Rodmiester » Sun Feb 03, 2013 7:01 pm

Like the ploughed track photograph :) , lots of snow fallen. It looks like the snow was quite hard on top and that you were not sinking in too far, which would have helped. It looks COLD though!
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Re: Aberfeldy Corbetts

Postby Frigate » Sun Feb 03, 2013 8:29 pm

Nice walk guys, that track looks like the Lawers road - honest
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Re: Aberfeldy Corbetts

Postby Graeme D » Mon Feb 04, 2013 5:10 pm

It looks even colder than when Kev and I ventured up there a few weeks back! :shock:
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Re: Aberfeldy Corbetts

Postby Ian Bayne » Mon Feb 04, 2013 7:31 pm

Looks cold good clear photos .A good day missed looked like a good day nice one
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Re: Aberfeldy Corbetts

Postby Caberfeidh » Mon Feb 04, 2013 7:43 pm

Excellent pics! Is the mine still used? What was mined there?
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Re: Aberfeldy Corbetts

Postby pigeon » Mon Feb 04, 2013 8:02 pm

Johnny Corbett wrote:Yip as i replied on Gavins post, looks very familiar especially that track. Great time of year to do these two :D
The Rodmiester wrote:Like the ploughed track photograph :) , lots of snow fallen. It looks like the snow was quite hard on top and that you were not sinking in too far, which would have helped. It looks COLD though!
Frigate wrote:Nice walk guys, that track looks like the Lawers road - honest
Graeme D wrote:It looks even colder than when Kev and I ventured up there a few weeks back! :shock:
Ian Bayne wrote:Looks cold good clear photos .A good day missed looked like a good day nice one
Cheers fellas,Saturday was the best day weather wise i've had for a while,glad that track had been ploughed though :lol: The snow was mostly firm enough to make for good walking,would like to have known what the wind chill was though,must have been bitter on nearby Schiehallion :crazy:
Caberfeidh wrote:Excellent pics! Is the mine still used? What was mined there?
Aye the mines are still in use Caberfeidh,a mineral called Baryte ,Gavin gave me a lesson on what is mined there and it's use,more info here
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aberfeldy,_Scotland#Barytes_mining
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Re: Aberfeldy Corbetts

Postby Bod » Mon Feb 04, 2013 9:37 pm

Love many of your photos there pigeon, especially the one of the cave-dweller emerging from the depths :D :D :lol:
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Re: Aberfeldy Corbetts

Postby rockhopper » Mon Feb 04, 2013 10:07 pm

magnificent - great day for it and very nice of the snow plough to make the early stages easier - mine shaft looks interesting as well - cheers :)
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Re: Aberfeldy Corbetts

Postby pigeon » Tue Feb 05, 2013 9:04 pm

Bod wrote:Love many of your photos there pigeon, especially the one of the cave-dweller emerging from the depths :D :D :lol:
rockhopper wrote:magnificent - great day for it and very nice of the snow plough to make the early stages easier - mine shaft looks interesting as well - cheers :)
Cheers Bod and RH :thumbup: You not been out recently Rockhopper?
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Re: Aberfeldy Corbetts

Postby PeteR » Sat Feb 09, 2013 1:10 pm

Nice one pigeon :D Some great photos there. Does look freezing too :D I'm thinking 2013 might be a year for a few more Corbetts, and these look good, so may well be returning to your report soon :thumbup:
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Re: Aberfeldy Corbetts

Postby pigeon » Sat Feb 09, 2013 6:49 pm

Aye the munro's are getting further and further away from me as well pete,think my Corbett count will get a boost this year :wink: You'll enjoy these 2 :thumbup:
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