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The Best

The Best


by pigeon » Sun Apr 07, 2013 9:20 am

Munros included on this walk: A' Chailleach, Meall a'Chrasgaidh, Sgurr Breac, Sgurr nan Clach Geala, Sgurr nan Each

Date walked: 02/04/2013

Distance: 23.3 km

Ascent: 1973m

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Re: The best

Postby Bod » Sun Apr 07, 2013 11:31 pm

Yes Pigeon, wonderful stuff and great to spend some time with you and share a dram over the weekend :wink: :D :D

ps...Sgurr nan Clach Gaela looks amazing, that was a misty affair for us ....
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Re: The best

Postby Tomsie » Mon Apr 08, 2013 11:42 am

Looking forward to doing this same way, willbe a long day but hopfully when no snow about. Nice to have met ye briefly.
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Re: The best

Postby jonny616 » Mon Apr 08, 2013 3:32 pm

Fantastic stuff & congrats on the 200 :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Re: The best

Postby PeteR » Mon Apr 08, 2013 6:45 pm

Congratulations on the 200 :clap: , although I see you are already well past that marker now :D You certainly had a great day for it :D

Did these in two separate trips. The two on their own was a nice sunny winters day and the three in a row was as wet and misty as any day I've had on the hills, so saw sweet fanny adams most of the day :lol: . So its great to see some of the views I didn't when I was there. SnCG looks a superb hill. I think I will have to return one day :D
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Re: The best

Postby pigeon » Mon Apr 08, 2013 7:01 pm

rockhopper wrote:Congratulations on the 200, pigeon :clap: :clap: and what a way to do it ! Makes all the difference when you get good weather, especially as good as this :thumbup: Not often that holidays coincide so well with a weather break - well done all - cheers :)
Cheers RH,think you'll recall last years mince Easter holiday weather so we were due a break :D
quoman wrote:Quality once again pigeon and the gang stunning views and well done on cracking the 200 mark.
soulminer wrote:A double ton, well done that man- not be long now :wink: A rather nice way to do it as well :lol:
Cheers quoman and soulminer,might as well try do them all now eh :wink:
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Re: The best

Postby pigeon » Mon Apr 08, 2013 7:04 pm

sharkey83 wrote:great report pigeon. this has to be one of my favourite days on the hills and i learnt so much about birds too!!! :-)
Always a pleasure Diane :wink: and i learned the correct way to eat a banana :lol: Nice pics as well,can't remember it being as steep as that one with Pat in it though :lol: :lol: :lol: Hopefully we'll get many more adventures like one :D
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Re: The best

Postby pigeon » Mon Apr 08, 2013 7:09 pm

kevsbald wrote:Good to meet you albeit very briefly.
Cracking day you had.
malky_c wrote:That looked pretty much perfect :D

Congratulations on the 200 and good to meet you on the Friday evening.
Cheers Kev and Malky,enjoyed the week greatly,good speaking to both as well :thumbup:
The Rodmiester wrote:Quality stuff there, in what looks like superb weather conditions. :D
Thanks Rodmiester
Morecambe Monkey wrote:Great report & pics there Pigeon on what certainly was an epic day & it was some way to reach your 200 too. Cheers for a cracking week of mountains,beer & laughs.
sharkey83 wrote:not sure why pat is upside down! :-(

Diane,that really has made me laugh,i felt like i was upside down at the end of the walk. :lol:
Pat,it was a magic week,loved all our hikes,i'll catch up with ye next time you're up :thumbup:
Graeme D wrote:Brilliant stuff pigeon. Like others have said, good to meet you on Friday evening, albeit all too briefly, but another time! 8) Congrats on the 200. :clap:
Thanks Graeme,had our eye on the 2 munro and 1 corbett route you did on Friday,had been a long week though so keeping it for next time i'm up there.Maybe see you at the next meet :D
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Re: The best

Postby pigeon » Mon Apr 08, 2013 7:14 pm

Bod wrote:Yes Pigeon, wonderful stuff and great to spend some time with you and share a dram over the weekend :wink: :D :D

ps...Sgurr nan Clach Gaela looks amazing, that was a misty affair for us ....
Enjoyed those few nips on Friday Bod,glad i wasn't walking on Saturday though :lol: Hope the weathers good for you and Valerie in Kintail :wink:
Tomsie wrote:Looking forward to doing this same way, willbe a long day but hopfully when no snow about. Nice to have met ye briefly.
Cheers Tomsie,you should manage this route in about 9 or 10 hours quite comfortably,we spent a lot of time loafing about,layers and crampons on and off a lot plus an few kms at the end all added up for us.A great set off hills though you'll love it :thumbup:
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Re: The best

Postby pigeon » Mon Apr 08, 2013 7:16 pm

jonny616 wrote:Fantastic stuff & congrats on the 200 :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:
Thanks jonny,you'll be on the 200 soon enough :wink:
PeteR wrote:Congratulations on the 200 :clap: , although I see you are already well past that marker now :D You certainly had a great day for it :D

Did these in two separate trips. The two on their own was a nice sunny winters day and the three in a row was as wet and misty as any day I've had on the hills, so saw sweet fanny adams most of the day :lol: . So its great to see some of the views I didn't when I was there. SnCG looks a superb hill. I think I will have to return one day :D
Cheers pete,didn't like the Fannichs after my attempt last year,now i do :lol:
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Re: The best

Postby Clach Liath » Mon Apr 08, 2013 7:42 pm

What a great set of pics. Congrats on the 200.
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Re: The best

Postby pigeon » Mon Apr 08, 2013 7:50 pm

Clach Liath wrote:What a great set of pics. Congrats on the 200.
Cheers Clach and cheers also soapy27 :wink:
Ian,hope you get a good week up there ,all good hills for you and the bold Jake :lol:
Cheers Huck,you were sorely missed,mind you ,might never have got you of the hills once you started with the camera :lol:
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Re: The best

Postby gammy leg walker » Mon Apr 08, 2013 8:34 pm

Awesome,just awesome,well done on 200.
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Re: The best

Postby Scotjamie » Mon Apr 08, 2013 9:17 pm

Was good to meet up, Pigeon. Superb walk report with superb pics of a superb day ....Congrats on 200 :clap:
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Re: The best

Postby pigeon » Tue Apr 09, 2013 4:58 pm

Scotjamie wrote:Was good to meet up, Pigeon. Superb walk report with superb pics of a superb day ....Congrats on 200 :clap:
Superb it was too,cheers boss :D
gammy leg walker wrote:Awesome,just awesome,well done on 200.
Ta very much Gammy :thumbup:
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Re: The best

Postby trekker53 » Tue Apr 09, 2013 8:15 pm

Well done on reaching 200. That must have been one long day but I'm sure it was worth it. I did the first 3 munros 2 Saturdays ago under similar conditions giving my new crampons a good work out. It was a very pleasurable day.
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