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2out of 3 aint bad

2out of 3 aint bad


Postby quoman » Fri Mar 22, 2013 3:09 pm

Munros included on this walk: Carn Ghluasaid, Sgurr nan Conbhairean

Date walked: 21/03/2013

Time taken: 6.15 hours

Distance: 13.27 km

Ascent: 1100m

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The weather on the drive up was encouraging to say the least blue skies sun nice drive all the way,got to the starting point at the side of loch cluanie meet tomsie and away we went a good path all the way up to the plateau.
we could see the weather closing in so didnt hang about to long so of we went to Sgurr nan Conbhairean as we started to climb the clag came in and the wind picked up the snow came onto :( so much for 60% clear top this is where we stopped to put on our jackets and goggles and balaclavas, got to the summit Sgurr nan Conbhairean which sits right at the edge and was heavily corniced infact the full eastside of the hill was corniced, could'nt see a thing so made the decision to bail and head back the same route as we took up the way.

I hope the video plays ok as this is the firsttime ave done it :lol:



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Re: 2out of 3 aint bad

Postby pigeon » Fri Mar 22, 2013 4:27 pm

You did the right thing quoman,did these 3 back in early november,a bit of snow then as well but no where near as cold as you guys would have had it.Your video works just fine too,nice one guys :thumbup:
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Re: 2out of 3 aint bad

Postby gammy leg walker » Fri Mar 22, 2013 9:30 pm

Cracking vid Quoman,once again turning back with the weather this snow now needs to GTF.

PS,the "tut-tut" brigade will have a field day with the way Tomsies carrying his axe. :silent:
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Re: 2out of 3 aint bad

Postby Johnny Corbett » Fri Mar 22, 2013 9:51 pm

Good stuff, enjoyed the video :D Looks likes Tomsie can get access to that ice-axe in a second so no tut tut from me :wink:
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Re: 2out of 3 aint bad

Postby gammy leg walker » Fri Mar 22, 2013 10:07 pm

Johnny Corbett wrote:Good stuff, enjoyed the video :D Looks likes Tomsie can get access to that ice-axe in a second so no tut tut from me :wink:


I thought so too JC,but I got hammered last year for the same. :roll: :roll:
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Re: 2out of 3 aint bad

Postby Johnny Corbett » Fri Mar 22, 2013 10:52 pm

gammy leg walker wrote:
Johnny Corbett wrote:Good stuff, enjoyed the video :D Looks likes Tomsie can get access to that ice-axe in a second so no tut tut from me :wink:


I thought so too JC,but I got hammered last year for the same. :roll: :roll:
I reckon as long as the ice-axe is positioned so it doesn't cause injury if the walker falls then it's fine, i.e having the sharp ends across the rucksack rather than pointing inwards towards the head or arse.
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Re: 2out of 3 aint bad

Postby Tomsie » Sat Mar 23, 2013 9:34 am

Another good day out, only the weather putting a small damper on things near the end and our choice of lunch spot suppose one way of cooling off tut tut .

I thought it was easier to reach in that position.
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Re: 2out of 3 aint bad

Postby Tomsie » Sat Mar 23, 2013 10:16 am

Just after watching ML's video so will change position in future
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Re: 2out of 3 aint bad

Postby quoman » Sat Mar 23, 2013 11:48 am

pigeon wrote:You did the right thing quoman,did these 3 back in early november,a bit of snow then as well but no where near as cold as you guys would have had it.Your video works just fine too,nice one guys :thumbup:


Aye as soon as the clag came in we know it would'nt shift so that was the end of the walk.


gammy leg walker wrote:Cracking vid Quoman,once again turning back with the weather this snow now needs to GTF.

PS,the "tut-tut" brigade will have a field day with the way Tomsies carrying his axe. :silent:


It sure does need to GTF :lol:Nae Tut Tuts fi me he was the only one out the 3 of us to use his axe.

Johnny Corbett wrote:Good stuff, enjoyed the video :D Looks likes Tomsie can get access to that ice-axe in a second so no tut tut from me :wink:


Cheers Johnny thats the first time ave put a video up wirked quite well, as i said to GLW he was the only one to use his axe
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Tomsie wrote:Another good day out, only the weather putting a small damper on things near the end and our choice of lunch spot suppose one way of cooling off tut tut .

I thought it was easier to reach in that position.


Cheers Tomsie, aye it sure did the lunch spot :lol: :lol: i never picked it the one where i wanted to stop was better :lol: :lol:
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Re: 2out of 3 aint bad

Postby Tomsie » Sat Mar 23, 2013 4:16 pm

Someone lost a glove

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Bitter cold

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Re: 2out of 3 aint bad

Postby quoman » Sat Mar 23, 2013 4:25 pm

Nice one Tomsie sure was cold.
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Re: 2out of 3 aint bad

Postby Scotjamie » Sat Mar 23, 2013 5:31 pm

Nice one Quoman et al.
Enjoyed that, and not only did you return safely, but you get to return to these - some of my favourite hills
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Re: 2out of 3 aint bad

Postby jonny616 » Sun Mar 24, 2013 11:00 am

Great vid Quoman. looks like the weather started well. This time last year the temp was in the 20's & i got sun burnt doing the Loch Fyne munro :lol:
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Re: 2out of 3 aint bad

Postby PeteR » Sun Mar 24, 2013 12:02 pm

Nice video and very apt music :D A shame you only bagged the two, but this is a great walk and so the inevitable return will be well worth it :D Hopefully the snow will have gone by then :crazy:
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Re: 2out of 3 aint bad

Postby Rottiewalker » Sun Mar 24, 2013 8:47 pm

good video wullie, enjoyed day out just unfortunate we didnt nanage the three, always an excuse to go back up an try again in better weather cheers
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