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Beinn Dorain

Beinn Dorain


Postby sarahhowardstone » Mon May 20, 2013 2:11 pm

Munros included on this walk: Beinn Dorain

Date walked: 19/05/2013

Time taken: 7 hours

Distance: 11 km

Ascent: 1076m

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First Munro

I completed my munro today - not expecting Beinn Dorain to be the first one, as we were going to do Ben Vorlich but was so misty and foggy, it was amazing apart the weather. So proud of myself, as never thought a year ago I would be able to achieve this.

My guide is fabulous - Niel Chisholm (Moda as I like to call him - not Yoda but Moda for Mountain LOL) as he looked after me, was patient and encouraging the whole time. Even laugh when I slipped on a wet stone on the way down - must say though he was laughing at me laughing. No injuries for anyone either.

I was not sure what to expect when we set off, as you couldn't see anything but the steepness and then the "flat bits" were as they were on the hills, it just keeps going and going.

Can't wait for the next one now - Niel hasn't told me which one it will be.
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130519 Beinn Dorain Summit.jpg
At the summit - Me, Niel and Storm the trusty Munro Bagger Dog
130519 Beinn Dorain Halfway.jpg
Quarter of way up
Last edited by sarahhowardstone on Mon May 20, 2013 8:40 pm, edited 1 time in total.
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Re: Beinn Dorain

Postby The Rodmiester » Mon May 20, 2013 2:15 pm

Well done on your first Munro :clap: now for the rest :)
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Re: Beinn Dorain

Postby smudger831 » Mon May 20, 2013 2:18 pm

Shame there were no views for your first one, maybe better in the summer (ha!). Thats a big dug, he could carry a fair bit of your kit :D
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Re: Beinn Dorain

Postby niel686 » Mon May 20, 2013 8:59 pm

Sarah you done brilliantly yesterday well done
I do by best to get you there and back safely
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Storm having a breather
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Sarah approaching half way point
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Sarah and Storm on way up Beinn Dorain
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Re: Beinn Dorain

Postby rockhopper » Mon May 20, 2013 10:06 pm

well done, especially on those conditions :thumbup: no stopping you now, eh ? - cheers :)
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