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Settling old scores

Settling old scores


Postby Bbbadger » Sat Nov 23, 2013 6:57 pm

Munros included on this walk: Ben More

Date walked: 23/11/2013

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While enjoying a wee weekend away at the Crianlarich Hotel I took the opportunity to complete one of the Breadalbanes missing from my bag. Was a bit apprehensive considering the dusting of snow and the lack of crampons. Fortunately we had some Yak Tracks which performed well on the day. As reported previously it is a relentless climb but the views are superb. Added bonus was the free drink in the hotel for posting summit pic on their website.
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Re: Settling old scores

Postby SAVAGEALICE » Sat Nov 23, 2013 8:16 pm

how deep was the snow? ..planning heading out nxt couple of days ..do you need snow shoes?! !
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Re: Settling old scores

Postby Bbbadger » Mon Nov 25, 2013 3:09 pm

The snow was about a foot deep on top but the path was still well defined above the snow lined due to the traffic. Definately need some extra grip for downhill.
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Re: Settling old scores

Postby pigeon » Tue Nov 26, 2013 5:53 pm

Whit!!!!!!Free drink :lol: Am up for that,if ever there's a hill that deserves a free beer it's Ben More :lol:
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