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We love the Cairnwell!

We love the Cairnwell!


by pigeon » Sun Jan 12, 2014 12:39 pm

Route description: The Cairnwell Munros

Munros included on this walk: Carn a'Gheoidh, Carn Aosda, The Cairnwell

Corbetts included on this walk: Ben Gulabin

Date walked: 11/01/2014

Time taken: 6.25 hours

Distance: 16.7 km

Ascent: 908m

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Re: We love the Cairnwell!

Postby Johnny Corbett » Mon Jan 13, 2014 8:00 pm

Great day you guys got and some cracking photos and good to see that Corbett winning the vote. :D
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Re: We love the Cairnwell!

Postby pigeon » Wed Jan 15, 2014 10:33 pm

Silverhill wrote:Brilliant pics! I might now save these 3 for a sunny winter day!
You know it makes sense Silverhill :D
Johnny Corbett wrote:Great day you guys got and some cracking photos and good to see that Corbett winning the vote. :D
Corbetts are the future Johnny :wink:
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Re: We love the Cairnwell!

Postby Sarah86 » Thu Jan 16, 2014 12:28 pm

I really enjoyed these 3 too, lovely views to be had. Looks like you had a great day for it, lovely photos.
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Re: We love the Cairnwell!

Postby jmarkb » Thu Jan 16, 2014 12:49 pm

That route's a really good option for these hills if you have 2 cars. Another nice alternative is to start from Baddoch and climb the N ridge of Carn Aosda, and return from Carn a' Gheoidh via the track along the Baddoch Burn. It's quite feasible to add An Socach into this round as well.
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Re: We love the Cairnwell!

Postby pigeon » Thu Jan 16, 2014 7:09 pm

Sarah86 wrote:I really enjoyed these 3 too, lovely views to be had. Looks like you had a great day for it, lovely photos.
Thanks Sarah :D
jmarkb wrote:That route's a really good option for these hills if you have 2 cars. Another nice alternative is to start from Baddoch and climb the N ridge of Carn Aosda, and return from Carn a' Gheoidh via the track along the Baddoch Burn. It's quite feasible to add An Socach into this round as well.

Cheers JMB,i'll keep that in mind for next winter :thumbup:
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Re: We love the Cairnwell!

Postby pollyh33 » Sat Jan 18, 2014 12:35 am

Oh my goodness Pigeon, a complete contrast to the conditions I had when I did these hills with my daughter!

We had warm, wet murky clag and saw heehaw :-(

Despite your cold biting wind, I think prefer your day out- excellent photos !!
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Re: We love the Cairnwell!

Postby pigeon » Sat Jan 18, 2014 1:31 pm

pollyh33 wrote:Oh my goodness Pigeon, a complete contrast to the conditions I had when I did these hills with my daughter!

We had warm, wet murky clag and saw heehaw :-(

Despite your cold biting wind, I think prefer your day out- excellent photos !!

That's a shame Polly,they weren't high on my re-visit list but it's amazing what a bit of good weather can do :wink:
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Re: We love the Cairnwell!

Postby PeteR » Sat Jan 18, 2014 4:42 pm

Been meaning to post a comment on your report pigeon, but just not been about much these days. All four of these hills are good in my view. A much maligned area, and unfairly so I think. Looks like you all had a good day too, with some nice photos :thumbup:
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Re: We love the Cairnwell!

Postby rockhopper » Sat Jan 18, 2014 10:01 pm

Looks great in the snow - and a good route to boot ! Only been up here outside of winter - can see what I missed - cheers :)
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Re: We love the Cairnwell!

Postby pigeon » Sun Jan 19, 2014 4:54 pm

PeteR wrote:Been meaning to post a comment on your report pigeon, but just not been about much these days. All four of these hills are good in my view. A much maligned area, and unfairly so I think. Looks like you all had a good day too, with some nice photos :thumbup:
Pete,you already did :lol: Are you getting to that forgetful age :wink:
rockhopper wrote:Looks great in the snow - and a good route to boot ! Only been up here outside of winter - can see what I missed - cheers :)
Cheers RH,a nice winter route :D
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Re: We love the Cairnwell!

Postby PeteR » Mon Jan 20, 2014 1:20 pm

pigeon wrote:
PeteR wrote:Been meaning to post a comment on your report pigeon, but just not been about much these days. All four of these hills are good in my view. A much maligned area, and unfairly so I think. Looks like you all had a good day too, with some nice photos :thumbup:
Pete,you already did :lol: Are you getting to that forgetful age :wink:


:lol: :lol: :lol: Definitely old age.....

That reminds me though, I've been meaning to post a comment on your report......... :lol: :lol: :lol:

I'm now off to find a dark room for a lie down :lol:
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