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4 Munros at Drumochter - video...snowy-windy december

4 Munros at Drumochter - video...snowy-windy december


Postby Petr Dakota » Tue Feb 24, 2015 9:24 am

Route description: A' Mharconaich and Geal Charn, Drumochter

Munros included on this walk: A' Mharconaich, Beinn Udlamain, Geal-charn (Drumochter), Sgairneach Mhor

Date walked: 13/12/2014

Time taken: 7.35 hours

Distance: 23 km

Ascent: 1118m

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Despite the date ( 13th ) and despite the bad weather conditions I decided to try to join 2 separate-individual routes which each one incl. 2 Munros and get 4 Munros together in one route in deep snow although it will mean some walk on the road A9 to get back to my car. My original plan for the day was Glenshee 4-6 Munros, but the road A93 was closed at snowgate :roll: ...so Drumochter was the plan B for me as I was ready and looking forward to spend all day in snowy hills :D :wink:
You can see all the pics and recorded video in the video below, just a few photos added here as I wanted make it as Video report :wink:
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Shortly after start from park-layby on A9...
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I guessed...it will be hard walk in deep snow
:crazy:
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I was watched
:lol:
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1st Cairn on 1st top
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1st Munro: Geal-charn summit
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Frozen...almost
:lol:

It was a whiteout & gale on and around munro summits no.2 & no.3 :roll:

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before the ascent to last Munro - no.4 on the route...weather better now
:)
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The snow...wind...and sun...made this beauty
8) :)
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Finally - last one done - munro no.4 Sgairneach Mhor
:D
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Another view of the summit Sgairneach Mhor



Hope you will enjoy the video here:
Last edited by Petr Dakota on Fri Jun 09, 2017 7:48 pm, edited 1 time in total.
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Re: 4 Munros at Drumochter - video...snowy-windy december

Postby hopper68 » Tue Feb 24, 2015 10:09 am

I enjoyed your video, well done conditions looked very testing...
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Re: 4 Munros at Drumochter - video...snowy-windy december

Postby Petr Dakota » Tue Feb 24, 2015 3:36 pm

hopper68 wrote:I enjoyed your video, well done conditions looked very testing...

Thank you :) Even me, I am enjoying it now a little bit differently with a cup of hot tea :lol: :D :lol:
I am glad you enjoyed... :wink:
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Location: North Lanarkshire

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