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Ben Lawers 7: the good, the bad and the ugly...

Ben Lawers 7: the good, the bad and the ugly...


by sarahejones » Mon Oct 13, 2014 10:00 pm

Route description: Ben Lawers and Beinn Ghlas

Munros included on this walk: An Stuc, Beinn Ghlas, Ben Lawers, Meall a'Choire Leith, Meall Corranaich, Meall Garbh (Ben Lawers), Meall Greigh

Date walked: 11/10/2014

Time taken: 10.3 hours

Distance: 22 km

Ascent: 2074m

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Re: Ben Lawers 7: the good, the bad and the ugly...

Postby spiderwebb » Fri Oct 17, 2014 9:45 pm

Well done Sarah, that some effort and nerve for only your second outing ! :D
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Re: Ben Lawers 7: the good, the bad and the ugly...

Postby AnnieMacD » Sat Oct 18, 2014 11:49 pm

Wow, that's a lot of hills! Enjoyed reading it - just lost count after a while :lol: Hope you'll be back up soon to do some more.
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Re: Ben Lawers 7: the good, the bad and the ugly...

Postby yorkierem » Mon Jul 25, 2016 8:50 am

:clap: Well done Sarah. We used your first map on Saturday , starting from Camusvrachan after car camping the night before with my wife & two black labs :crazy: . We set off at 7 am to avoid crossing paths with that farmer who told you to go anti clockwise and to also avoid a £40 taxi bill :shock: .
The long walk to Meall Garbh was a bit boggy in places and long but we knew it was going to help us finish closer to our car. We were a little surprised that from Meall Garbh it was a tad downhill to Meall Grieg and after the tug getting up it was a start again feeling. We just got on and the weather was good then with a little breeze but warm.
We then did the next three quite easy and enjoyed An stuc best because the cloud was
coming and making Ben Lawers viewing very poor.
We had it in mind that Corraniath and Leith were going to be easy but did not take the fact that my wife lost her knees with my thighs on Beinn Ghlas :roll: . We had a light shower and continued the last two and the only real snag was a direct decent from Leith no path was a little hard on ankles extra and one of our dogs was whimpering. We finished in 12 hours and cleaned up and drove to Aberfeldy for another car camp and night to celebrate with meal and cider :D .
The next morning we woke 6 am with that many aches it was funny. Alas the car park owner had locked us in and we were worried . Good news came when my wife bumped into key owner who let us off only coz of sweet talk and the fact she had a black lab. Thanks for your mapping help and loved your review and yes it was a tough one 17.3 miles. Mr & Mrs Rogers and two black labs Boomer & Bash
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