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Ben Lomond

Ben Lomond

Postby helsbels » Tue May 18, 2010 9:38 pm

Munros included on this walk: Ben Lomond

Date walked: 18/05/2010

Time taken: 3 hours

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First Munro - now I am hooked!!
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Re: Ben Lomond

Postby davidmhodgey » Wed May 19, 2010 1:19 pm

Congratulations! A new life reading about mountains, studying maps and drooling in gear shops awaits!
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Re: Ben Lomond

Postby Jock McJock » Thu May 20, 2010 8:22 pm

Nice one Helsbels :D New to this Munro malarky myself so know how you feel. Done Ben Lomond in December when it was a wee bit icy and thoroughly enjoyed it. Used to live down that way and always wanted to get up there and I finally did. Been out and about around the Arrochar Alps lately and I would recommend it as a good place to get into the swing of things. The hills round there have a wee bit of everything and I have learned a lot over the past couple of months; like not to stand on your sunglasses and make sure you have a change of clothes in the car in case you get soaked :lol: You think this Munro thing is really just some kind of illness and we're all just mad :? :lol:
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Re: Ben Lomond

Postby MG1976 » Thu May 20, 2010 11:08 pm

Congratulations Helsbels.

You've actually achieved two significant "1st's".......

Not only your 1st Munro, but you're 1st Post on Walkhighlands.
I'm sure you'll find both become very addictive.

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