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Rushing......... sneeking in a Wild camp and Bike n' Hike

Rushing......... sneeking in a Wild camp and Bike n' Hike


Postby wilkiemurray » Thu Oct 22, 2015 10:00 am

Route description: Càrn a'Chlamain

Munros included on this walk: Càrn a' Chlamain

Date walked: 22/10/2015

Time taken: 18 hours

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Rushing : Sneeking in a Wild Camp and Bike n (small) hike

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Rushing – too get to Blair Atholl (due to family commitments )– eventually left car about 16.40….
Rushing – to get to pitch site before dark (failed pitched at dusk on shoulder- no too shabby though….)
Rushing – to get summit sunrise …(failed due to gammy knee and claggy summit;)
Rushing - to get camera set up (batteries needed changing due to cold drain) some passable shots…
Rushing – to get drone up over summit clag (limited success as I phone battery died- lesson learnt)
Rushing - to strike camp (failed – views were too good to take eyes off!)
Rushing – to get home for family commitments (passed – just…..)

Okay- so above text is (meant to be ) very tongue in cheek :shock: :wink: … Had a great tip, away from the dead batteries, broken drone propellers (and bruised cut hand- another story ;), I phone draining, gammy knees and back breaking push of heavy bike – there was also, spectacular sunrises, temperature inversions, standing above the cloud, blue skies, blazing sun, clearing mists, superb visibility, roaring stags, great Mountain bike free wheel almost all the way back, wild life aplenty, beautiful scenery, roaring river, autumnal forests……….. Highland Perthshire. Cracking wee peak Carn a’ Chlamain- hopefully not leave it ten years before another visit :D  Some pictures below:

ImageUpper Glen Tilt towards Glenshee dawn (1 of 1) by Scotland's Mountains, on Flickr

Imagefirst signs of dawn (1 of 1) by Scotland's Mountains, on Flickr

Imagesunrise from drone (1 of 1) by Scotland's Mountains, on Flickr

ImageNight glow SCARP by Scotland's Mountains, on Flickr

Imageglen tilt by Scotland's Mountains, on Flickr

ImageCamp site - bike n camp by Scotland's Mountains, on Flickr

Imagesummit (1 of 1) by Scotland's Mountains, on Flickr

ImageCarn Liath cloud (1 of 1) by Scotland's Mountains, on Flickr

ImageGazing (1 of 1) by Scotland's Mountains, on Flickr
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Re: Rushing......... sneeking in a Wild camp and Bike n' Hik

Postby Mantog » Thu Oct 22, 2015 2:05 pm

Great pics!
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Re: Rushing......... sneeking in a Wild camp and Bike n' Hik

Postby Alteknacker » Thu Oct 22, 2015 3:18 pm

If the experience was anything like as good as the pics, then it must have been brilliant :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Re: Rushing......... sneeking in a Wild camp and Bike n' Hik

Postby wilkiemurray » Fri Oct 23, 2015 9:20 am

Mantog wrote:Great pics!


Thanks Mantog - the weather in the morning made photo taking rather easy - I was snap happy until the batteries failed! :shock:
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Re: Rushing......... sneeking in a Wild camp and Bike n' Hik

Postby wilkiemurray » Fri Oct 23, 2015 9:21 am

Alteknacker wrote:If the experience was anything like as good as the pics, then it must have been brilliant :clap: :clap: :clap:



Thank AK
Yeah - was good - now tat we are back in to the stream of "normal" weather it now seems like a good decision even though there was a little rushing about :):): :lol:

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Re: Rushing......... sneeking in a Wild camp and Bike n' Hik

Postby Gordie12 » Sat Oct 24, 2015 5:05 pm

That was brilliant - the video really brings things to life in a way that photos can't match.

I wish you'd stop posting this stuff, your going to cost me a fortune :lol:
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Re: Rushing......... sneeking in a Wild camp and Bike n' Hik

Postby tommyatr » Sat Oct 24, 2015 5:09 pm

Brilliant
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Postby SAVAGEALICE » Sat Oct 24, 2015 5:51 pm

cooool :clap: :clap: :D
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Re: Rushing......... sneeking in a Wild camp and Bike n' Hik

Postby wilkiemurray » Sun Oct 25, 2015 9:27 am

Gordie12 wrote:That was brilliant - the video really brings things to life in a way that photos can't match.

I wish you'd stop posting this stuff, your going to cost me a fortune :lol:


Thanks Gordie- hoping its something I can watch when old and knees are totally gubbed!lol Hoe you enjoyed the vid

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