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Down is much worse!

Down is much worse!


Postby Jilly » Thu Nov 19, 2015 10:46 am

Route description: Ben Lomond

Munros included on this walk: Ben Lomond

Date walked: 19/11/2015

Time taken: 5 hours

Distance: 12 km

Ascent: 950m

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My first munro!

Thoroughly enjoyable and worth it for the views. We got pretty good views despite being above the clouds. Going up takes about 3 hours or so (with MANY stops to catch a breath) and down about 1 hour 45. Coming down is tough after about an hour. The knees suffer, so either take it easy all the way down or take care when you're approaching the bottom.

Very pleased with myself. Enjoy.
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Re: Down is much worse!

Postby naepace » Sun Nov 22, 2015 12:24 am

Well done :clap: You'll find the descent is often the hardest part !
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