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Schiehallion - \ New Years Day

Schiehallion - \ New Years Day


Postby yasmin001 » Sun Jan 05, 2014 9:15 pm

Route description: Schiehallion

Munros included on this walk: Schiehallion

Date walked: 01/01/2014

Time taken: 4.5 hours

Distance: 10 km

Ascent: 800m

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This was my first Munro and I was excited. I was amazed at the Foss car park to see that myself and Johnny were not the only walkers out on new years day.
It was wet at the start of the walk and as we got higher the wet became snow and then icy. It was a great experience to get into white out conditions on occasions during the walk. I had never been in a white out, so as you could imagine, it was an amazing sight (?) and fantastic experience. The false summits were enduring as at one point I thought we had made it to the cairn, wrong!! we were not there yet.

Total joy at reaching the top "My First Munro" :clap:
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Me at the top
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Re: Schiehallion - \ New Years Day

Postby johnny dennis » Sun Jan 05, 2014 9:42 pm

Well done Yasmin, I wish you all the best with your next munro
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Re: Schiehallion - \ New Years Day

Postby The Rodmiester » Sun Jan 05, 2014 10:20 pm

Congratulations on your first Munro ! Not a bad start to the New Year. Roll on the next ones :D
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Re: Schiehallion - \ New Years Day

Postby Sarah86 » Tue Jan 07, 2014 2:24 pm

Well done! I am a newbie to munros myself and it is a great feeling reaching the top of your first :)
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Re: Schiehallion - \ New Years Day

Postby Lightfoot2017 » Tue Jan 07, 2014 3:53 pm

Congrats on breaking your cherry. :clap:

Hopefully, that's you now got 'the bug' :lol:
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