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Quick triangle at Glenshee - short week day in january

Quick triangle at Glenshee - short week day in january


Postby Petr Dakota » Wed Feb 11, 2015 5:30 pm

Route description: The Cairnwell Munros

Munros included on this walk: Carn a'Gheoidh, Carn Aosda, The Cairnwell

Date walked: 08/01/2015

Time taken: 3.42 hours

Distance: 11.1 km

Ascent: 618m

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Glenshee Ski Centre: The car park was empty...not wondering
:lol:
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Looking back down shortly after start
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View of the valley...
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On the summit of Carn Aosda...probably the easiest Munro
:shock: :roll: :o :D
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Poor visibility and very strong wind on the way to 2nd Munro
:crazy:
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Against the wind...and finally saw the 2nd Munro ahead - Carn a`Gheoidh
:o :)
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Snow...wind...and sunshine !
8)
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Summit selfie: Carn a`Gheoidh
:wink:
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The weather calmed down finally...time to see the area around
:D
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South-East view
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The Cairnwell ( Munro no.3 of this route ) oposite
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Near the final summit...windy again
:roll:
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Steep shortcut down to Ski Centre
:wink:
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...and almost there
8) :)
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Good sign: probably I will even get back home
:clap: :D
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...on the way: Glenshee is greener in the south
Last edited by Petr Dakota on Fri Jun 09, 2017 7:50 pm, edited 3 times in total.
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Re: Quick triangle at Glenshee - short week day in January

Postby larry groo » Wed Feb 11, 2015 6:11 pm

Fine for a quickie these 3 eh!!

Good photos too. Some wind that day!

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Re: Quick triangle at Glenshee - short week day in January

Postby Petr Dakota » Wed Feb 11, 2015 6:17 pm

larry groo wrote:Fine for a quickie these 3 eh!!

Good photos too. Some wind that day!

:clap:
Thank you :)
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Re: Quick triangle at Glenshee - short week day in January

Postby The Rodmiester » Wed Feb 11, 2015 7:41 pm

Coming over to my side of Scotland Petr, good winter hills these, glad you got back down the road, you were lucky that road is renowned for getting blocked with the snow blowing off the hills. Another three done, Great stuff :D
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Re: Quick triangle at Glenshee - short week day in January

Postby Petr Dakota » Wed Feb 11, 2015 8:05 pm

The Rodmiester wrote:Coming over to my side of Scotland Petr, good winter hills these, glad you got back down the road, you were lucky that road is renowned for getting blocked with the snow blowing off the hills. Another three done, Great stuff :D
Thank you Rod :)
It was one month ago - started making my reports from previous trips...a lot of work ahead by the way :D
I tried to get there also in december 2014, but the road A93 was mostly closed from the snow gate, so happy for the january gap :o :wink:
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Re: Quick triangle at Glenshee - short week day in January

Postby Happyfeet » Thu Feb 12, 2015 3:52 pm

What great photos. What is you best tip for a day like that? Keen to know you do's and dont's Petr.
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Re: Quick triangle at Glenshee - short week day in January

Postby Petr Dakota » Fri Feb 13, 2015 9:01 pm

Happyfeet wrote:What great photos. What is you best tip for a day like that? Keen to know you do's and dont's Petr.
thank you :) Best tip is just decide and go ! 8) :lol: :wink:
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