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Crackin Thermal Inversion

Crackin Thermal Inversion

Postby dalerodgers » Sun Mar 20, 2016 1:04 am

Route description: Beinn Udlaidh and Beinn Bhreac-liath, Glen Orchy

Corbetts included on this walk: Beinn Bhreac-liath, Beinn Udlaidh

Date walked: 18/03/2016

Time taken: 5 hours

Distance: 12 km

Ascent: 900m

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A cracking day with a hung thermal inversion. What looked like an innocuous pair of Corbetts on the map was actually a brilliant walk. They are perfectly placed in the middle of all the good stuff.

After lugging the weight of the drone and kit up there, please take time to look at the footage:

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Re: Crackin Thermal Inversion

Postby litljortindan » Sun Mar 20, 2016 1:12 am

Great video. Looks a good pair of hills even without the glorious inversion.
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Re: Crackin Thermal Inversion

Postby wilkiemurray » Sun Mar 20, 2016 8:13 am

Cracking Video :)

I was over on Ben Lui yesterday in similar conditions - fantastic few ays of weather for a change :)



P.S. I feel your pain regards dragging the drone up the hills - my legs are suffering today from same problem :)
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Re: Crackin Thermal Inversion

Postby katyhills » Sun Mar 20, 2016 9:40 am

Fabulous! Thanks for posting that :)
Inversions are always terrific - the drone really gives a different aspect altogether.

Astonishing how much snow melt there is compared to just a few weeks ago on Lui. Seems only last week I was looking at that great walk report by Alteknacker from his walk at the end of February.
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Re: Crackin Thermal Inversion

Postby Alteknacker » Sun Mar 20, 2016 9:48 am

Smashing vid in great conditions. The drones definitely provide an unusual perspective.

I was looking at a similar sort of inversion on Tuesday from much further West, and, I confess, I was pleased for once not to be in it, so that I had the views all day at every elevation!

BTW I had similar battles with soft snow - knee, sometimes thigh deep break-throughs
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Re: Crackin Thermal Inversion

Postby Collaciotach » Sun Mar 20, 2016 8:34 pm

Good stuff :clap: :clap: :clap:
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