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Bagpipes on Beinn Ime

Bagpipes on Beinn Ime


Postby munrobagpiper » Thu Aug 01, 2013 3:26 pm

Munros included on this walk: Beinn Ime, Beinn Narnain

Date walked: 26/07/2013

Time taken: 6 hours

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It has been a while since my last post, and I have actually missed out my day on the 5 sisters of Kintail, but this is just a short one.

I had done Narnain previously, and was under the impression, that Beinn Ime, was just a simple progression, so off I went up Narnain. It was a slog in the heat, but I made it to the top with little dramas.

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Stunning views


However, as I reached the top, I came to the realisation, that Beinn Ime, wasn't the simple walk along the ridge I stupidly thought it was. It was the serious descent and ascent the other direction!! My heart sunk, at the prospect of having to go down such a distance, to have to climb up Ime! But, not being the type to go home having only done half the job, I carried on.

The cloud was coming and going at the top, and as I met people coming down, they said they didn't get views, then another group said they got great ones. Was a bit of a lottery.

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Piping in the mist


As it turned out, the cloud coming and going gave a fantastic back drop for my photos. I spent about an hour taking from different angles, as the views changed constantly.

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Due to my lack of computer skills, i am only able to post a few on here, but they can all be viewed on my facebook page - https://www.facebook.com/Munrobagpiper?fref=ts

That is number 24 since January bagpiped, and I am hoping to tick off many more in August and September, so keep an eye out for my charity developments.
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Re: Bagpipes on Beinn Ime

Postby gammy leg walker » Thu Aug 01, 2013 8:37 pm

Long may you continue to play your bagpipes on the hills.
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Re: Bagpipes on Beinn Ime

Postby UncleSimes » Thu Aug 01, 2013 9:30 pm

A great mission, keep up the good work! :clap:
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Re: Bagpipes on Beinn Ime

Postby andyroog » Fri Aug 02, 2013 2:00 pm

An iconic pic of piping on the mountains brilliant luv it well done
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Re: Bagpipes on Beinn Ime

Postby Jimmy Craghopper » Wed Aug 07, 2013 2:53 am

well done do you intend too pipe them all, if soo hope to meet and hear u somewere :lol:
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Re: Bagpipes on Beinn Ime

Postby tina bonar » Wed Aug 07, 2013 6:18 am

Some braw photos there,more power to your pibroch!
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