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A windy sub

A windy sub


Postby robertphillips » Sun Aug 17, 2014 7:07 pm

Route description: Meikle Bin, Carron Valley

Sub 2000' hills included on this walk: Meikle Bin

Date walked: 17/08/2014

Time taken: 2.5 hours

Distance: 10 km

Ascent: 400m

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decided to stay close to home today because of crap forecast so headed over carron valley walked up meikle bin as per walkhighlans route dry all day but windy on top. plenty of people on this hill today. :D

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renee on the way up
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the way ahead
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nearly there
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renee getting blown over at the summit
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me at the summit
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looking north
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robertphillips
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Location: Kilbirnie North Ayrshire

Re: A windy sub

Postby Johnny Corbett » Mon Aug 18, 2014 9:11 am

Nice wee walk this and a popular one. Your hills tally hasn't half shot up, especially those wee Subs and here was me at one point thinking you weren't going to bother with them :shock:
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Re: A windy sub

Postby robertphillips » Mon Aug 18, 2014 11:16 am

Johnny thought i better get some subs done now that the grahams and the donalds are getting near compleation.
dont fancy doing repeat rounds of munros,corbetts or grahams maybe tackle munro tops.
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Location: Kilbirnie North Ayrshire

Re: A windy sub

Postby Collaciotach » Mon Aug 18, 2014 8:36 pm

You ll run oot of hills soon a bhalaich :wink:

What about repeating the Munros you saw feck all from ? ...... :lol:
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