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Garbh Bheinn – an unplanned, yet enjoyable plan C
by Johnny Corbett » Sun Mar 24, 2013 9:04 pm
by mountain thyme » Sun Mar 24, 2013 9:47 pm
by PeteR » Mon Mar 25, 2013 1:26 pm
Bruno wrote:Excellent report Pete.
Sometimes these unplanned trips are the best - it looks a great wee hill and like many Corbetts the views on the way up are unsurpassed, in my opinion.
Thanks Bruno. My Corbett count is embarassingly low, but I would agree that the views from them have all been good so far. This is a nice easy, roadside hill so good for a half day jaunt
by PeteR » Mon Mar 25, 2013 1:28 pm
SusieThePensioner wrote:That seemed to be an excellent Plan C, Pete, amazing you could come up with so many plans
Great walk and some beautiful photos
I'm all for stopping for a good piece of chocolate cake
Thanks Susie. Plan C this weekend was to stay in doors I quite like having my head attached to my shoulders, but wasn't sure that would remain the case if the wind was as strong as forecast So no cake for me this weekend.
by PeteR » Mon Mar 25, 2013 1:30 pm
Graeme D wrote:Always have at least up to a Plan C Pete! And a D and E are often advisable too! I've considered this hill a few times and it is an outside contender for this year sometime! Only criticism of your report is that it could have benefited from some views of Loch Leven and the AE!
Criticism duly noted Graeme
I was thinking as I posted the photos there were an awful lot of the Loch and the AE, but hey, it was some view This is a good little hill that you should look to get up some time.
by PeteR » Mon Mar 25, 2013 1:32 pm
Scotjamie wrote:Again Pete? another great TR
Well done on plan C.Graeme D wrote:Always have at least up to a Plan C Pete! And a D and E are often advisable too!
You'll soon have as many plans as Graeme
I think Plan C is enough Plan D would be down the pub
by PeteR » Mon Mar 25, 2013 1:33 pm
Johnny Corbett wrote:This Corbett is a topper, one of my favourites. I did it last May on a lovely sunny day. Cheers
Thanks JC. Agreed, it's a great little hill
by PeteR » Mon Mar 25, 2013 1:36 pm
mountain thyme wrote:was looking at this one... maybe this week. How long did it take you Pete ?
It all depends on how fast you walk mountain thyme, and whether you stop and faff about as much as I did on the way up. I'm a slow plodder too, and also on the way down I just wandered about soaking up the views of the Aonach Eagach and the view down Loch Leven. Even at my slow pace I did it in 5.5 hours, but with a bit more focus this is easily do-able in 4 to 4.5 hours I would suggest.
by rockhopper » Thu Mar 28, 2013 2:10 pm