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You "Kintail" gammy was about

You "Kintail" gammy was about


by gammy leg walker » Sun Apr 14, 2013 5:13 am

Route description: Sgurr nan Conbhairean, Carn Ghluasaid and Sail Chaorainn

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

Date walked: 13/04/2013

Time taken: 9 hours

Distance: 17 km

Ascent: 1322m

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Re: You "Kintail" gammy was about

Postby jonny616 » Sun Apr 14, 2013 9:06 pm

Top fun as always 8)

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Re: You "Kintail" gammy was about

Postby Tomsie » Sun Apr 14, 2013 10:56 pm

Well done on the 3 gents :clap: :clap:

dread thinking about doing the 3rd with Ceasar and Rottiewalker the pain in me legs :( :(
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Re: You "Kintail" gammy was about

Postby Magoo82 » Mon Apr 15, 2013 4:47 pm

ceaser wrote:aye ,it was an easy decision wullie ,met another guy back at the car , who was just in front of us on the walk ,he bailed out on the 2nd summit due to the bad visibility .....the hills arent going anywhere ,i,ll catch the 3 rd one sometime :D


Hello again! 8)

Aye, as we said on Saturday it wasn't a hard decision. I didn't fancy those cliffs on the east side especially having seen the cornice on the way up. With visibility as poor as it was the stakes were just too high if i'd got it wrong. Even coming back down i was effectively walking blind on a compass bearing which was a little unsettling on that sort of terrain. I had to assume that, at best, the conditions weren't going to improve.

The narrow part of the ridge between Sgurr nan Conbhairean and Drochaid an Tuill Easaich was a bit hairy aswell without crampons, had to take my time on that part :shock:
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Re: You "Kintail" gammy was about

Postby simon-b » Mon Apr 15, 2013 8:20 pm

Well done on completing your round, GLW, when it looked like you might have to turn back at one point. That cornice must have been a bit scary. I've seen a few footprints looking a bit too close to cornices for comfort in the Lake District this year.

Great report and pictures.
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Re: You "Kintail" gammy was about

Postby Johnny Corbett » Tue Apr 16, 2013 3:55 pm

Enjoyed that especially your description of the clagmeisters. You're fairly getting through these Munros this year, before you know it you'll be done. :D
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Re: You "Kintail" gammy was about

Postby Graeme D » Wed Apr 17, 2013 4:25 pm

Once a Clagmeister, always a Clagmesiter! :lol:

Some corking looking cornices there! Well done Willie and co. for seeing it through! :clap:
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Re: You "Kintail" gammy was about

Postby tomyboy73 » Wed Apr 17, 2013 10:28 pm

:lol: well done guys, a bit of a challenge with the weather and liked how it didn`t turn out to be a job for the MRT
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Re: You "Kintail" gammy was about

Postby Phil the Hill » Thu Apr 18, 2013 1:14 pm

ceaser wrote:aye ,it was an easy decision wullie ,met another guy back at the car , who was just in front of us on the walk ,he bailed out on the 2nd summit due to the bad visibility .....the hills arent going anywhere ,i,ll catch the 3 rd one sometime :D


We bailed out of the third summit in whiteout conditions one winter years ago. Eventually bagged it from a wild camp in Glen Affric on a clear summer's day and saw a sea eagle on the way down. A great day's walk, which I'd probably have never done if I hadn't saved it for later.
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Re: You "Kintail" gammy was about

Postby gammy leg walker » Thu Apr 18, 2013 9:36 pm

Many thanks to all who took the time to post a reply on this one.

PS......................something a wee bit special may be on the cards for the next one. :wink:
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Re: You "Kintail" gammy was about

Postby tomyboy73 » Thu Apr 18, 2013 9:37 pm

gammy leg walker wrote:Many thanks to all who took the time to post a reply on this one.

PS......................something a wee bit special may be on the cards for the next one. :wink:


Ya big tease !
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Re: You "Kintail" gammy was about

Postby ceaser » Thu Apr 18, 2013 9:38 pm

gammy leg walker wrote:Many thanks to all who took the time to post a reply on this one.

PS......................something a wee bit special may be on the cards for the next one. :wink:



what , you going to do it in the sun ? :lol:
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Re: You "Kintail" gammy was about

Postby gammy leg walker » Thu Apr 18, 2013 9:48 pm

tomyboy73 wrote:
gammy leg walker wrote:Many thanks to all who took the time to post a reply on this one.

PS......................something a wee bit special may be on the cards for the next one. :wink:


Ya big tease !



Am sayin nowt.
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Re: You "Kintail" gammy was about

Postby gammy leg walker » Thu Apr 18, 2013 9:49 pm

ceaser wrote:
gammy leg walker wrote:Many thanks to all who took the time to post a reply on this one.

PS......................something a wee bit special may be on the cards for the next one. :wink:



what , you going to do it in the sun ? :lol:


I certainly hope so.
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