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She cried More, More, More..

She cried More, More, More..


by basscadet » Tue Feb 26, 2013 12:25 am

Route description: Ben More and Stob Binnein

Munros included on this walk: Ben More, Meall Ghaordaidh, Stob Binnein

Date walked: 23/02/2013

Time taken: 12 hours

Distance: 21 km

Ascent: 2364m

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Re: She cried More, More, More..

Postby nathan79 » Tue Mar 05, 2013 3:59 pm

Good way to spend a cracking couple of days of good weather. I'm sure it was a weekend where I found something to stop me getting out to enjoy some snow.

Nigel, take a look Ghaordaidh from the north from Glen Lyon. Shorter, steeper and from what I read about the more commonly tread route more enjoyable.
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Re: She cried More, More, More..

Postby Lenore » Tue Mar 05, 2013 4:27 pm

Great report indeed!! I missed this one the first time around, shame on me! I'm not sure zipping up the tent is all that much defense against beasts (well, sheep) with pointy horns, though ;-)
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Re: She cried More, More, More..

Postby monty » Tue Mar 05, 2013 6:34 pm

Excellent report with great photos bascadet. Loved it :D
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Re: She cried More, More, More..

Postby Johnny Corbett » Tue Mar 05, 2013 11:20 pm

Good stuff and well done on coming second, it was an awesome report that won and would have taking some beating. :D
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Re: She cried More, More, More..

Postby Bod » Tue Mar 05, 2013 11:30 pm

A cracking weekend, report and pictures. Great stuff BC and well done! :D :D :clap:
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Re: She cried More, More, More..

Postby alvason » Wed Mar 06, 2013 7:06 am

Well done! Great stuff. You need strong legs for these two – Ben More and Stob Binnein, damn steep and you keep thinking you're there but you're not, at least I wasn't!!

We're talking 50+ years ago, I was working in London. Had a long weekend so thought I would return to the hills for a wee climb. Took the o'night train to Edinburgh, then on to Crianlarich. Stayed at the Youth Hostel (is there still one there?).

Set out the next day to do Ben More and Stob Binnein ... well, could not believe how steep Ben More is! Nearly vertical!! My legs were feeling it badly by the time I got to the top – out of condition. But wonderful scenery.

Then I slithered down to the bealach – what a wonderful place – airy, beautiful slopes in all directions. But I was humbled – my legs could do no more, so I slunk downhill and back to the youth hostel, could do no more. Missed out on Stob Binnein, or anything else for that matter.

The it was back to Edinburgh then London. But the experience was worth it! I just loved it at that bealach, what a great place.

Thanks for bringing all this back!
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Re: She cried More, More, More..

Postby joekell » Sat May 25, 2013 12:15 am

Thanx stunning and great report. great pics
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Re: She cried More, More, More..

Postby joekell » Sat May 25, 2013 12:16 am

Thanx stunning and great report. great pics
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