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If only they could predict the days events as the weather

If only they could predict the days events as the weather


by tall-story » Sun Mar 09, 2014 11:29 pm

Munros included on this walk: Meall a'Chrasgaidh, Sgurr nan Clach Geala, Sgurr nan Each

Date walked: 01/03/2014

Time taken: 8 hours

Ascent: 1320m

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Re: If only they could predict the days events as the weathe

Postby RicKamila » Tue Mar 11, 2014 11:00 am

Our thoughts are with you.
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Re: If only they could predict the days events as the weathe

Postby Sarah86 » Tue Mar 11, 2014 2:01 pm

I am so sorry for your loss :(
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Re: If only they could predict the days events as the weathe

Postby spiderwebb » Sun Apr 13, 2014 9:37 pm

Tragic, absolutely tragic, tears in my eyes reading this. Can only imagine what your going through, my thoughts are with you..
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Re: If only they could predict the days events as the weathe

Postby Newbie1 » Sun Apr 13, 2014 9:56 pm

Am so sorry to hear of your loss, I know how it feels to lose a faithful friend.
My thoughts are with you both, take care.
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Re: If only they could predict the days events as the weathe

Postby foggieclimber » Sun Apr 13, 2014 10:15 pm

Sorry to read about your loss. I lost my 7 year old Golden Retriever last year when he collapsed on the hill. Your title is spot on - you can't predict when sh!t happens.
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Re: If only they could predict the days events as the weathe

Postby inca » Sun Apr 13, 2014 10:27 pm

Dreadful circumstances that I'd imagine were difficult to recount TS. Sorry for your loss.
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Re: If only they could predict the days events as the weathe

Postby tall-story » Sun Apr 13, 2014 11:00 pm

Thanks for your kind comments guys :) I thought this one had dropped off the end of the list. Yes it was a very tough couple of weeks after the event :( . Doing the report was not looking for any kind of sympathy, it was genuinely to bring the point to peoples attention just how dangerous and unpredictable things can be out there especially where our beloved hounds are concerned. On a nicer note I collected a pup today :) (see muts on Munros thread) but the downside is it could well be a sleepless couple of nights till she settles in :wink:
Thanks again, Colin
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Re: If only they could predict the days events as the weathe

Postby SAVAGEALICE » Mon Apr 14, 2014 6:17 am

oh golly :( :( so sorry to hear this.
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Re: If only they could predict the days events as the weathe

Postby The Rodmiester » Mon Apr 14, 2014 4:17 pm

Very very sad to hear this!
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Re: If only they could predict the days events as the weathe

Postby Beaner001 » Mon Apr 14, 2014 4:29 pm

Aww mate, absolutely gutted for you, don't know if i'd be able to handle that, thoughts are with you both.....
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Re: If only they could predict the days events as the weathe

Postby Fife Flyer » Mon Apr 14, 2014 6:27 pm

Well written report with some poignant photo's that must have been difficult to compile :(
Really sad story that is a warning to us all :(
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Re: If only they could predict the days events as the weathe

Postby gammy leg walker » Mon Apr 14, 2014 8:29 pm

Its not often I am moved to tears but I sit here crying like a baby I am so sorry to read of your loss Fern sounded like a brilliant dog and a faithful companion.....gammy leg walker.
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Re: If only they could predict the days events as the weathe

Postby dawnfoth » Fri Sep 26, 2014 2:14 pm

Tall-Story

Oh my Goodness - what an awful experience! :( I felt sick when I read this. An astute warning to all walkers as we approach the winter period of the dangers. I know you now have another dog. Is she on the hills yet and keeping you in good company?

When I went up the Aonach's a Mum and her two kids were up in full winter with the dog - when the young lad (aged 15) approached the summit before his Mum i ensured that he held onto the dog until he had a lead to put her on as the cornicing was much like in your pics!

Glad you managed to get yourself to safety and that this heart-breaking event has not put you off the hills!
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Re: If only they could predict the days events as the weathe

Postby tall-story » Fri Sep 26, 2014 7:50 pm

Hey Dawn, even today some 6 months up the rocky road of life, it still brings a tear to my eye when I think of this day :( But all the nice words of kindness that mostly complete strangers have offered, have been a great comfort even now. But sadness aside, the wee brat that is Jura is coming along just nicely :D
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