If this is 30% I'll take it every time, or sun on Stob Ban!
by gsaboy » Mon Feb 25, 2013 7:27 pm
Route description: Stob Ban (Mamores) and Mullach nan Coirean
Munros included on this walk: Mullach nan Coirean, Stob Ban (Mamores)
Date walked: 23/02/2013
Time taken: 8 hours
Distance: 13.4 km
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Amazingly as we got out the car in Glen Nevis, there was the first patch of blue sky, and it was a perfect day from then on. It was a delight to meet a series of beaming faces throughout the circuit, on a day that you feel happy to be alive, and lucky to live in Scotland.
The video and photos say the rest....
Stob Ban looking imposing from the Glen by 6274design, on Flickr
Near Allt Coire a Mhusgain by 6274design, on Flickr
Looking back down the glen towards Fort William by 6274design, on Flickr
Approaching Stob Ban summit, Ben Nevis in centre by 6274design, on Flickr
Nearly there, Stob Ban by 6274design, on Flickr
View from Stob Ban toward munro Mullach nan Coirean by 6274design, on Flickr
On the summit - Stob Ban by 6274design, on Flickr
Ben Nevis by 6274design, on Flickr
Mid way along the ridge betweem the two Munros by 6274design, on Flickr
Mullach nan Coirean cairn by 6274design, on Flickr
The end of a awesome day. by 6274design, on Flickr
by johnkaysleftleg » Mon Feb 25, 2013 7:46 pm
by gammy leg walker » Mon Feb 25, 2013 8:12 pm
by lomondwalkers » Mon Feb 25, 2013 8:33 pm
by coachmacca » Mon Feb 25, 2013 9:38 pm
by colingray8 » Mon Feb 25, 2013 10:01 pm
lomondwalkers wrote: Was it a deliberate attempt to draw Scooby Doo with your route?
Fantastic Bruce. I do enjoy watching your videos but I have to agree with lomondwalkers. Definately Scooby Doo!!
by gsaboy » Tue Feb 26, 2013 12:08 am
lomondwalkers wrote:Superb Bruce, love your videos. Looks like a cracking day was had. Was it a deliberate attempt to draw Scooby Doo with your route?
I see what you mean about scooby doo. Now gpx drawing could turn it a interesting new sport!
by Fudgie » Tue Feb 26, 2013 2:45 pm
by raykilhams » Tue Feb 26, 2013 4:00 pm
by gsaboy » Tue Feb 26, 2013 6:45 pm
Fudgie wrote:Excellent pictures there. Do you use a DSLR for both video and pictures?
I use 3 cameras. A £70 kodak playsport for some of the video, and the underwater stuff, as it's completely waterproof. It hangs off my rucksack strap, so its easy to grab for a quick shot. But the stills it takes are naff.
The panorama shots here are on an iphone5, which I also used for some of the video. It's quality is amazing, but until I get a better case, it's for nice weather only.
The rest of the video, especially the timelapse stuff is on a Canon 7D. It's tough enough to leave filming on a rock for 5 mins! All the other photos are with the Canon.
by gsaboy » Tue Feb 26, 2013 6:47 pm
raykilhams wrote:Now thats what I call a report , great pics plus vid. Been out ourselves lately and the weather has been superb , but will it last. Off to Fort William next month , if the weathers on we,ll be on Stob Ban , can't wait. Thanks for great report
Thanks, I enjoy making the Videos, so it's great to hear that other people like watching them.
All this sun is making being stuck in the office really hard!
by wilkiemurray » Tue Feb 26, 2013 9:58 pm
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by gsaboy » Wed Feb 27, 2013 12:04 am
wilkiemurray wrote:once again - great report and love the video