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The Finest Ridge walk in UK?CMD arete in perfect winter nick

The Finest Ridge walk in UK?CMD arete in perfect winter nick


by wilkiemurray » Fri Mar 01, 2013 5:19 pm

Route description: Ben Nevis by the Carn Mor Dearg Arete

Munros included on this walk: Ben Nevis, Carn Mor Dearg

Date walked: 01/03/2013

Time taken: 6.5 hours

Distance: 17 km

Ascent: 1700m

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Re: The Finest Ridge walk in UK?CMD arete in perfect winter

Postby colingray8 » Mon Mar 04, 2013 2:31 pm

Quite simply,

Absobloodylutelyfantastic!!!! :clap: :clap: :clap:

Well done!
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Re: The Finest Ridge walk in UK?CMD arete in perfect winter

Postby mynthdd2 » Tue Mar 05, 2013 8:25 am

absolutely brilliant - I sat through with my eyes wide open!
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Re: The Finest Ridge walk in UK?CMD arete in perfect winter

Postby monty » Tue Mar 05, 2013 6:58 pm

Excellent report with the most fantastic photos. I was up there and got a superb inversion the week before but your photos bring the walk to life. superb. :D
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Re: The Finest Ridge walk in UK?CMD arete in perfect winter

Postby Mountainlove » Tue Mar 05, 2013 8:31 pm

Brilliant video!! Like it a lot and it is very well done :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Re: The Finest Ridge walk in UK?CMD arete in perfect winter

Postby wilkiemurray » Fri Mar 08, 2013 10:45 pm

PeteR wrote:Another from the top drawer :D A great route - looking even better in winter, but my wife would kill me if I did it this time of year :lol: And other superb video to go with it. Simply stunning :D


Thanks - wife ok - I have enough trouble trying to get her to watch the video never mind taking any interest in my hiking haha!! :) :lol: :lol: :lol: :crazy:
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Re: The Finest Ridge walk in UK?CMD arete in perfect winter

Postby wilkiemurray » Fri Mar 08, 2013 10:46 pm

colingray8 wrote:Quite simply,

Absobloodylutelyfantastic!!!! :clap: :clap: :clap:

Well done!


Thanks Colin :D
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Re: The Finest Ridge walk in UK?CMD arete in perfect winter

Postby wilkiemurray » Fri Mar 08, 2013 10:48 pm

monty wrote:Excellent report with the most fantastic photos. I was up there and got a superb inversion the week before but your photos bring the walk to life. superb. :D


Thanks - and thanks for your report the previous week-it set my mind in motion re this routeand ultimately led to me going here ( with a little help from mwis :) )
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Re: The Finest Ridge walk in UK?CMD arete in perfect winter

Postby wilkiemurray » Fri Mar 08, 2013 10:48 pm

Mountainlove wrote:Brilliant video!! Like it a lot and it is very well done :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:


Thanks mountainlove :)
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Re: The Finest Ridge walk in UK?CMD arete in perfect winter

Postby jaybee » Sat Mar 09, 2013 5:22 pm

Thanks for posting the report and the brilliant video :clap: :clap: - this route is on my "must do" list, if I can persuade my husband it's safe :roll:
However, we will tackle it on a day with long hours of daylight, ideally little or no wind, no snow or ice and probably in the company of many others!

Thanks too for introducing me to some fine music
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Re: The Finest Ridge walk in UK?CMD arete in perfect winter

Postby PGCAlmeida » Mon Mar 11, 2013 10:51 pm

Wilkiemurray, really great report and a video which is a delight to watch. Makes me feel unfortunate for not having the skills to go for such a climb. Many thanks for sharing. :D
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Re: The Finest Ridge walk in UK?CMD arete in perfect winter

Postby McLEOD » Tue Mar 12, 2013 6:47 pm

Some scary shxt but fantastic :D another great report Mr Murray and much appreciated :clap:
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Re: The Finest Ridge walk in UK?CMD arete in perfect winter

Postby mr_ash_37 » Fri Mar 22, 2013 12:54 pm

Sheer brilliance! Thank you for sharing.
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Re: The Finest Ridge walk in UK?CMD arete in perfect winter

Postby quoman » Sat Mar 23, 2013 12:41 pm

Stunning the best video that you have posted to date :clap: :clap: :clap: not much more to say thats not been said.
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Re: The Finest Ridge walk in UK?CMD arete in perfect winter

Postby wilkiemurray » Mon Mar 25, 2013 10:42 pm

jaybee wrote:Thanks for posting the report and the brilliant video :clap: :clap: - this route is on my "must do" list, if I can persuade my husband it's safe :roll:
However, we will tackle it on a day with long hours of daylight, ideally little or no wind, no snow or ice and probably in the company of many others!

Thanks too for introducing me to some fine music


Thanks jaybee - it was probably easier to do in the conditions I got as most of the boulders were under the snow = less scrambling :wink: :o :lol:

Glad u liked the tunes :D
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Re: The Finest Ridge walk in UK?CMD arete in perfect winter

Postby wilkiemurray » Mon Mar 25, 2013 10:44 pm

Thanks for all he great comments :D

Seems like a long time ago now:(
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