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The week of my dreams I. (Ben Vane via Glen Loin)

The week of my dreams I. (Ben Vane via Glen Loin)


Postby ere1 » Sat Oct 31, 2015 7:22 pm

Munros included on this walk: Ben Vane

Date walked: 17/10/2015

Distance: 21 km

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It’s finally autumn midterm holiday and I’m gone to the Highlands. After a short night in Glasgow I took the 5.20 am train to Arrochar on October the seventeenth. Once I had gotten out of the train I stood still for minutes on a deserted platform in a complete silence. Under a starry sky I walked past Glen Loin in the direction of Ben Vane. The Ben was steep but not difficult. It was a beautiful sunny day that will be remembered.


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Re: The week of my dreams I. (Ben Vane via Glen Loin)

Postby spiderwebb » Mon Nov 02, 2015 6:37 pm

I could say the same for this one, so that's what it looks like. Rain and more rain when I did this one but you cant change your holidays :lol: As Electricfly said of our day 'wetter than an otters pocket' :lol: I shall return to get the day you had :D
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Re: The week of my dreams I. (Ben Vane via Glen Loin)

Postby jamesb63 » Mon Nov 02, 2015 7:01 pm

Ive had the pleasure of doing Vane a number of times as it is local to me
and I will never tire of it :D Its a great hill and IMO its the best of the Arrochar Alps
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Re: The week of my dreams I. (Ben Vane via Glen Loin)

Postby Silverhill » Mon Nov 02, 2015 10:10 pm

The wee steep one, I remember it very well! It was my 5th munro and I was quite chuffed to have climbed this steep rocky beast(ie). Your approach through Glen Loin looks good! :D
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Re: The week of my dreams I. (Ben Vane via Glen Loin)

Postby ere1 » Sun Nov 08, 2015 3:25 pm

Hi Spiderweb, Jamesb63 and Silverhill! Ben Vane and the other Arrochar Alps are superb. Over the past few years I’ve been there very often but they never tire me. I’ll return to The Cobbler quite soon. The days in Arrochar were beyond description, so unearthly beautiful. It’s been two weeks now since I’ve come home but I’m already longing to go back.

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