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Ben Chonzie

Ben Chonzie

Postby andy63 » Mon Aug 25, 2014 3:20 pm

Route description: Ben Chonzie via Glen Lednock

Munros included on this walk: Ben Chonzie

Date walked: 18/08/2014

Time taken: 3.5 hours

Distance: 7.7 km

Ascent: 744m

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A quick 2 day trip up to Scotland to bag a few Munros. I drove up in the morning, had lunch in Comrie, and arrived at the car park, a few miles up a single track road, at about 2 pm.

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Ben Chonzie (pronounced 'Honzie' as I found out) isn't a very difficult ascent. A vehicle track goes most of the way to the top (although at one point a bunch of cows was parked on the track and I went up on the hillside to avoid them.
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Then it's a short climb up a grassy path and a stroll across the summit plateau to the top
.It was cold and windy on the summit. I wished I'd brought some gloves.

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Loch Turret

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View from summit

Returning by the same route, I was back at the car in 3 1/2 hours.

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I then went and stayed in a B&B near Crieff before climbing Ben Lawers and three others the next day.
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Munros:50   Corbetts:6
Grahams:7   Donalds:13
Sub 2000:2   Hewitts:316
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Location: Manchester

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