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Corrour 7 over 2 days - a test of character and hardship

Corrour 7 over 2 days - a test of character and hardship


by Mountainlove » Mon Sep 22, 2014 11:29 am

Route description: Sgor Gaibhre and Carn Dearg from Corrour

Munros included on this walk: Aonach Beag (Alder), Beinn Bheoil, Beinn Eibhinn, Ben Alder, Carn Dearg (Corrour), Geal-charn (Alder), Sgor Gaibhre

Date walked: 13/09/2014

Time taken: 20.5 hours

Distance: 52 km

Ascent: 3121m

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Re: Corrour 7 over 2 days - a test of character and hardship

Postby scottishkennyg » Tue Sep 23, 2014 7:53 pm

Yomping route there ML, well done :clap:
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Re: Corrour 7 over 2 days - a test of character and hardship

Postby 2manyYorkies » Tue Sep 23, 2014 8:20 pm

londonwalker wrote:You need help Maja. This is self harming

As a medical man, I think I'd downgrade the diagnosis to "pleasantly potty", in the full knowledge that it's highly contagious, and we've all got it to a degree, whether just as carriers and or as full blown sufferers..

Maybe you'd have felt a little better if you hadn't had that "paste" for your tea... :wink:
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Re: Corrour 7 over 2 days - a test of character and hardship

Postby AnnieMacD » Tue Sep 23, 2014 11:58 pm

Well done on yet another marathon hill trip. You certainly push yourself to the limit but you are always cheerful with it! Love the two photos of Loch Ossian - that must make it all worth-while.
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Re: Corrour 7 over 2 days - a test of character and hardship

Postby Mountainlove » Fri Sep 26, 2014 9:35 am

@ Fife Flyer- Beinn na Lap woudl have been a nice one to add...but as you discovered, I already had climbed it

@goth_angel- :lol: Lol so true...when you want to kiss any kind of path you stumble upon.

Silverhill- many thanks!! :D

londonwalker- at the end it really felt like this! :roll:

Beaner001 - Lol thats what I tell myself after each hard trek - never again (until the next time) :shock: 8) :lol:

scottishkennyg- thank you :D

2manyYorkies - Loved the diagnosis :-) :thumbup: :thumbup: :thumbup:

AnnieMacD - Many thanks. I think I will head back to Loch Ossian at some point. Really loved the walk alongside it and guess you could get some cracking photos. :D
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Re: Corrour 7 over 2 days - a test of character and hardship

Postby ancancha » Fri Sep 26, 2014 5:02 pm

A very long hike, bet you were having to gee yourself along at times, character building :clap:
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Re: Corrour 7 over 2 days - a test of character and hardship

Postby Alteknacker » Sat Sep 27, 2014 3:21 pm

Wow, that's another long walk/big ascent to be carrying a heavy pack over. I'm impressed! I love the idea of camping in the middle of nowhere, but don't much like the idea of lugging gear there and back. It's bad enough flogging up a steep climb at the end of a long day with only a few kgs on one's back...

Smashing report, and some great pics, as usual. :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Re: Corrour 7 over 2 days - a test of character and hardship

Postby gammy leg walker » Sat Sep 27, 2014 6:14 pm

Ooooft another cracker,you just keep churning them out.
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Re: Corrour 7 over 2 days - a test of character and hardship

Postby dogplodder » Sat Sep 27, 2014 6:45 pm

Exhausted reading that - wish I had half your stamina! :mrgreen:
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Re: Corrour 7 over 2 days - a test of character and hardship

Postby OutdoorBill » Tue Jun 14, 2016 12:11 pm

:clap: Well done.Excellent report,I plan to do a similar route but over three days next month.
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Re: Corrour 7 over 2 days - a test of character and hardship

Postby ScotFinn65 » Fri Jun 22, 2018 9:29 pm

Great report and very inspiring.

I hope you don't mind me asking but :wink:

What pack weight do you carry when you start a walk like this?

Thanks

:crazy:
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Re: Corrour 7 over 2 days - a test of character and hardship

Postby Mountainlove » Sat Jun 23, 2018 12:01 pm

ScotFinn65 wrote:Great report and very inspiring.

I hope you don't mind me asking but :wink:

What pack weight do you carry when you start a walk like this?

Thanks

:crazy:
ScotFinn65 wrote:Great report and very inspiring.

I hope you don't mind me asking but :wink:

What pack weight do you carry when you start a walk like this?

Thanks

:crazy:

Many thanks :)
My bag is usually between 14-15 kilos when I start and have all the food and water with me and goes down to 12 kilos at the end (which is a much better weight) :D
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