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None too shabby for a first Munro

None too shabby for a first Munro


Postby gammy leg walker » Fri Jun 28, 2013 11:49 am

Route description: Buachaille Etive Mor

Munros included on this walk: Stob Dearg (Buachaille Etive Mor), Stob na Broige (Buachaille Etive Mor)

Date walked: 25/06/2013

Time taken: 8 hours

Distance: 13 km

Ascent: 1110m

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Lets just imagine you have travelled over 6000 miles over one & a half days without any sleep to a country you have never been to before then when you arrive you are wisked on a whirlwind tour round some part of the country and then before you have time to gather you thoughts you are out for dinner with people you have never met before eating Indian Curry for the first time ever :shock: then jet lag kicks in and you end up sleeping in a strange bed in a strange house all this before you are woken at a silly am hour and driven for 2 hours and then just when you think it cant get anymore mental your boyfriend says"thats what where we are going today"
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Buachille Etive Mor
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Let my try and explain.Stretch was back in Scotland for his graduation in St Andrews and had brought his lovely girlfriend Jessica over for a wee holiday and now she was going to climb her first Munro,now its taken me near 5 years to get to this one and I was pretty excited so no wonder Jessica had a :shock: :wtf: :sick: moment.I wont say much more as there has been many a TR written about this one from people far more eloquent than me so here are some pictures of the day.
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.Fantastic day in the company of an old friend,his girlfriend and Nathan.
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Re: None too shabby for a first Munro

Postby bootsandpaddles » Fri Jun 28, 2013 11:53 am

Looks like you had a really good day. That was my first Munro, too (in 1974!). Only 2 more to go now.
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Re: None too shabby for a first Munro

Postby dooterbang » Fri Jun 28, 2013 12:15 pm

So glad the yanks got a decent view. Their smiles say it all :D

Well done all.
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Re: None too shabby for a first Munro

Postby Johnny Corbett » Fri Jun 28, 2013 4:25 pm

Good to see the Scottish weather Gods were looking after the Americanos. :D
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Re: None too shabby for a first Munro

Postby ceaser » Fri Jun 28, 2013 4:41 pm

if you dont watch out ,your going to lose your CLAGMASTER title Wullie :D
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Re: None too shabby for a first Munro

Postby Steve B » Fri Jun 28, 2013 4:52 pm

Would seem to be the perfect introduction to this fine country. :)
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Re: None too shabby for a first Munro

Postby GillC » Fri Jun 28, 2013 5:11 pm

Fantastic,, fills me with pride when visitors get to see this country on such a fab day. BEM was a bit of a lifetime achievement for me, having passed underneath it sooooo often in my life,,to eventually get up there, was simply brilliant. similar conditions as you guys got,,if not a bit windier lol well done all, :clap:
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Re: None too shabby for a first Munro

Postby mrssanta » Fri Jun 28, 2013 5:32 pm

cracking report Gammy, was wondering who the small smiley person could be.
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Re: None too shabby for a first Munro

Postby hutchy1 » Fri Jun 28, 2013 10:43 pm

a great report was nice to see what the view looked like off Stob na Broige as the clag dropped for me on that one a couple of weeks ago
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Re: None too shabby for a first Munro

Postby Alan S » Fri Jun 28, 2013 10:47 pm

Well done everybody :D
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Re: None too shabby for a first Munro

Postby pollyh33 » Sat Jun 29, 2013 2:01 pm

Welcome to Scotland Jessica x

Looks like you are keeping excellent company. Hope you are all having a fab time on Macdui today.
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Re: None too shabby for a first Munro

Postby simon-b » Sun Jun 30, 2013 5:37 pm

Not a bad introduction to Scotland. And well done to you, GLW, on getting the Buachaille done.
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Re: None too shabby for a first Munro

Postby jonny616 » Mon Jul 01, 2013 9:21 pm

[quote="ceaser"]if you dont watch out ,your going to lose your CLAGMASTER title Wullie :D[/quote.


Never :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: None too shabby for a first Munro

Postby jonny616 » Mon Jul 01, 2013 9:22 pm

Well done all. As you say not to shabby for a first :clap:
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Re: None too shabby for a first Munro

Postby Jockstar » Tue Jul 02, 2013 4:15 pm

Well done guys and especially well done Jessica. :) Nice that Stretch gave you an easy walk for your first Munro :lol: So glad that it was good weather and clear views.
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