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Cairngorm Quartet

Cairngorm Quartet

Postby davetherave » Sun Mar 22, 2015 12:39 pm

Munros included on this walk: Beinn Bhrotain, Monadh Mòr, Mullach Clach a' Bhlàir, Sgòr Gaoith

Date walked: 21/03/2015

Time taken: 12.8 hours

Distance: 41.94 km

Ascent: 1878m

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Completed by. Dave, Julie, Wilson and Jake.
Date. Sat 21st March 2015
Weather. Supreme winter conditions
Time. 12hrs 50mins
Distance. 41.94 km
Ascent. 1878 m

Hills completed
Sgor Gaoith, Beinn Bhrotain, Monadh Mor and Mullach Clach a Bhlair

We came up to Glenfeshie several weeks ago hoping for a good days hiking. Unfortunately we left with nothing due to the adverse weather conditions. Later that day however we did manage to conquer the Corbett Geall Charn Mor.
On our return to Glenfeshie Sat 21/3/2015 things were to be very different. Sgor Gaoith and possibly Mullach Clach a Bhlair were on the cards, but if weather was favourable, we were hopeful or optimistic that Beinn Bhrotain and Mullach Clach a Bhlair may be within our reach.
Weather was favourable, weather was supreme winter conditions. And luckily for us the Quartet was achieved making for a long day in the hills.
Small word of caution regarding parking. We parked approx. 1.2km north of the cattle grid that is located approx. 1km NNW of the designated parking area near Auchlean. This mistake earned us an extra 5km in our hiking boots!

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Re: Cairngorm Quartet

Postby litljortindan » Sun Mar 22, 2015 1:12 pm

Looks a great day. Love the pictures with the dogs.
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Re: Cairngorm Quartet

Postby Huff_n_Puff » Sun Mar 22, 2015 1:22 pm

Wow - wonderful photos and a long day indeed - sell done all of you :clap: :clap:
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Re: Cairngorm Quartet

Postby Beaner001 » Sun Mar 22, 2015 6:01 pm

Cracking pic of the sun and the dogs either side, that's some round there, well done all four of you :clap:
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Re: Cairngorm Quartet

Postby Collaciotach » Sun Mar 22, 2015 10:57 pm

Glé Mhath :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Re: Cairngorm Quartet

Postby The Rodmiester » Sun Mar 22, 2015 11:05 pm

Unforgettable conditions, glad both you and I made the most of them. Big day :clap: :clap: :clap: Lots of snow on the ground still I see.
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