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Exploring the Strathdon area

Exploring the Strathdon area


Postby railton22 » Tue Sep 30, 2014 10:24 pm

Route description: Ben Newe, Strathdon

Sub 2000' hills included on this walk: Ben Newe

Date walked: 28/09/2014

Time taken: 1.5 hours

Distance: 4 km

Ascent: 240m

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Did this walk straight after the Bunzeach Trail as they were only a very short drive from each other and we wanted to make the most of our trip out to the Strathdon area.

This walk certainly was "steep in places" especially the final ascent to the summit but it was well way-marked and once we'd reached the summit the views were every bit as spectacular as promised.
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Ben Newe summit


Spent a bit of time at the top taking in the great 360 views and then began our descent.
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David and Nudge rest their paws/feet
A great little walk and so worth it for the fantastic summit views
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Great views

Walked by Sarah, David, Alice and Nudge
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Re: Exploring the Strathdon area

Postby Ian Johnston » Wed Oct 01, 2014 6:55 pm

Great stuff!

Ben Newe is a terrific little hill, and as you've shown, has excellent and varied views - another of those little 'uns with big skies..... :)

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Re: Exploring the Strathdon area

Postby railton22 » Wed Oct 01, 2014 9:44 pm

Ian Johnston wrote:Great stuff!

Ben Newe is a terrific little hill, and as you've shown, has excellent and varied views - another of those little 'uns with big skies..... :)

Ian


Nicely put, Ian. Yes, we certainly didn't expect so much from the top of such a dinky little hill :D Great stuff indeed :D
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