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Ben Rinnes - Our first Hill Walk

Ben Rinnes - Our first Hill Walk


Postby Sluier » Sun Jun 08, 2014 2:10 pm

Route description: Ben Rinnes

Corbetts included on this walk: Ben Rinnes

Date walked: 08/06/2014

Time taken: 3.25 hours

Distance: 9 km

Ascent: 541m

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What a really nice and comfortable walk.

We decided to try out our new boots and equipment on walking to the top of Ben Rinnes and we can both say we really enjoyed it.

The first part of the walk was easy and flattened out before quite a steep and rocky path to the summit. The walk up took around 1hour 45 minutes and this included a few stops to take some pics and enjoy the stunning views of Moray & Aberdeenshire.

We found a nice crag to shelter in to enjoy our picnic before we tackled the descent.

A couple of things we took on board were that as we climbed we gradually felt we needed a few more layers and this was very welcome as it was windy at the top although it was a fantastic day at the bottom. We also realised that we would definitely need gloves next time as the fingers were starting to get cold as well.

All in all though a fantastic walk for our first and completed in under 4 hours.
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