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Schiehallion 2014

Schiehallion 2014


Postby JonAksel » Mon Dec 22, 2014 2:23 pm

Munros included on this walk: Schiehallion

Date walked: 21/12/2014

Time taken: 5.5 hours

Distance: 10.1 km

Ascent: 796m

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This is my 100th munro.
I'm wondering how heavy it is.
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Then I wrote a full report that got lost in cyberspace. I am now considering going back to paper and pencil.
They used that in 1700-something and were able to publish.
Here you get a shorter version. (Maybe that's better.)
Early start on the years shortest day.
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Some shielings.
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Some patches of snow, but not enough for continuous cross-country skiing.
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The weather turned gray.
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From the top. I tried to avoid spinning when the hardest wind-gusts came.
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The ptarmigans didn't bother about the weather.
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I had a cuppa here on the way down. A couple I met were still on the way up.
A good day for testing different kinds of Gore-Tex, Quasi-Tex, and similar materials.
Merry Christmas and happy new year.
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JonAksel
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