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An Affric....a Adventure,Sofari so good

An Affric....a Adventure,Sofari so good


Postby gammy leg walker » Mon Nov 17, 2014 9:38 pm

Route description: Tom a' Choinich and Toll Creagach, Glen Affric

Munros included on this walk: Toll Creagach, Tom a'Choinich

Date walked: 15/11/2014

Time taken: 8 hours

Distance: 17 km

Ascent: 1100m

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Saturday was coming and the weather forecast was changing by the day from low cloud to maybe the tops clearing depending which area or forecast you were reading myself & jonny616 had been keeping an eye on the weather all week and plumped for Glen Affric an area none of us had been before but first we had to deal with the new A9 average speed cameras from Dunblane to Inverness,not a great fan of them but to be honest with the car having cruise control the journey north was easy and uneventful and didn't seem to take much longer than any other time.
The drive from Inversneckie to Glen Affric passed with not much views to be seen with a low harr coming of Loch Ness and it didn't look promising for the day ahead typical gammy & jonny weather I hear you say hmmmmm,well read on and weep all you doubters for today was going to be a special day a day that makes all the rest worth while.

Booted and suited after a fair bit of faff much of this was taken up by trying to find the parking area at Chisholme Bridge where the walk description says.......charge aint that right Mr Admin :lol: :lol: :? :roll: no charge now reqd,its long gone,so on with the day and its a cracker from start to finish,hope the pictures do it justice,enjoyImageImageImageImageImageImageImageImageImageImageImageImageImageImageImageImageImageImageImageImageImageImageImageImageImage
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Re: An Affric....a Adventure,Sofari so good

Postby gammy leg walker » Thu Nov 20, 2014 8:44 pm

A wee bimble.
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Re: An Affric....a Adventure,Sofari so good

Postby rockhopper » Thu Nov 20, 2014 10:03 pm

superb, gammy - looks like you both made the right decision that day :thumbup: some great photos as well, esp the first one with the sun and mist - cheers :)
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Re: An Affric....a Adventure,Sofari so good

Postby litljortindan » Thu Nov 20, 2014 10:20 pm

Looks a good walk and definitely fine weather.
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Re: An Affric....a Adventure,Sofari so good

Postby tomyboy73 » Thu Nov 20, 2014 10:30 pm

You got sunshine....on a Gammy day :lol: nice hat baraway
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Re: An Affric....a Adventure,Sofari so good

Postby scottishkennyg » Thu Nov 20, 2014 10:48 pm

Good day there G, liked the cloud show on the first shot too.. :clap:
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Re: An Affric....a Adventure,Sofari so good

Postby Silverhill » Thu Nov 20, 2014 11:48 pm

Nice pictures there gammy leg walker. You definitely picked the right area on the right day! :D
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Re: An Affric....a Adventure,Sofari so good

Postby malky_c » Fri Nov 21, 2014 1:27 pm

Long way for a day walk, but looks like it was justified 8)

I'm doing some local trips out Affric way this winter for sure!
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Re: An Affric....a Adventure,Sofari so good

Postby Huff_n_Puff » Fri Nov 21, 2014 5:20 pm

Beautiful ... great place to be on a good day :clap:
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Re: An Affric....a Adventure,Sofari so good

Postby dawnfoth » Fri Nov 21, 2014 7:00 pm

Nice one Gammy! I too had a cracking day for these and thoroughly enjoyed them - can't wait to get back up there and bag the big brutes! :shock: :lol: Great to see you finally got some sun on your bones. :crazy:
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Re: An Affric....a Adventure,Sofari so good

Postby dogplodder » Sat Nov 22, 2014 10:50 am

Glad you got the benefit of our balmy Highland weather for your adventure! :D

How's the ankle doing? Or am I just imagining you hurt your ankle? 8)
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Re: An Affric....a Adventure,Sofari so good

Postby jonny616 » Sat Nov 22, 2014 12:27 pm

Top day out my friend. The page still doesn't load correctly so I can't see all the pics. Will add some of mine later. 8)
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Re: An Affric....a Adventure,Sofari so good

Postby gammy leg walker » Sat Nov 22, 2014 10:05 pm

Once again many thanks to everyone who has taken the time and effort to post a reply,thank you.
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Re: An Affric....a Adventure,Sofari so good

Postby pollyh33 » Sat Nov 22, 2014 11:10 pm

So pleased that you had a fantastic time Willie.

I'm so glad it didn't disappoint after me winding you up at work!
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