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The Cairnwell & Carn Aosda 25 & 26

The Cairnwell & Carn Aosda 25 & 26


Postby DJG78 » Tue Jul 27, 2010 7:00 pm

Munros included on this walk: Carn Aosda, The Cairnwell

Date walked: 22/07/2010

Time taken: 1 hours

Distance: 5 km

Ascent: 450m

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Not much to say about this walk apart from 2 Munros bagged in under 1.5hrs! Easiest one's i've completed so far. Nice to get the bagging tally up without really trying, although i do feel like i've cheated myself!

You park half way up them for starters at Glenshee Ski centre, which is blatently cheating but what the hell. Pretty ugly ascent weaving in and out of Ski lifts but still enjoyable. I was in the Cairngorms after all so it can't be that ugly can it!

Glas Maol 003.jpg
Carn Asda lol


Reached the top of Carn Asda as i like to call it in 30mins. Saw loads of Hares! Nice day as well. Good view of the Ski runs on Glas Maol which i hope to return to experience with a snowboard over Christmas!

Glas Maol 002.jpg
Heading up The Cairnwell


Doubled back slighly to head up the Cairnwell. Now that does have an ugly summit. And the buildings make some creepy noises from the electronic masts which is a bit eerie!

Glas Maol 005.jpg
Butt Ugly Summit


Thought i would save myself for the 4 Glas Maol Munros tomorrow so headed back down a Ski run to the car park rather than retrace mysteps back down to track! Didn't save much time but on the spirit of cheating i thought why not!
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Re: The Cairnwell & Carn Aosda 25 & 26

Postby mountain coward » Tue Jul 27, 2010 10:46 pm

I loved all the hares on Carn Aosda - I should really have got a piccie of them as they were pretty tame :D
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Re: The Cairnwell & Carn Aosda 25 & 26

Postby DJG78 » Wed Jul 28, 2010 1:02 am

I know, i have never seen so many. I wonder why there are so many on that particular mountain?
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Re: The Cairnwell & Carn Aosda 25 & 26

Postby mountain coward » Wed Jul 28, 2010 1:13 am

Perhaps skiiers are good at dropping lots of tasty grub (vegetarian of course for bunnies) :D
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