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Two Keen for Mount Keen

Two Keen for Mount Keen


Postby roscoT » Mon May 02, 2016 11:12 pm

Route description: Mount Keen by Glen Tanar

Munros included on this walk: Mount Keen

Date walked: 30/04/2016

Time taken: 6.5 hours

Distance: 27.4 km

Ascent: 1120m

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Was up in Aberdeen for the weekend, managing to fit in a walk to Mount Keen with Scotty, the long/scenic way through Glen Tanar. Not much to add in terms of a route description to what's already on here, so will let the pictures do the talking. Beautiful route through the woods (sadly no Capercaillie spotted), colder and a lot of the white stuff higher up on the hill, which actually made it a pretty tough climb. Great views to lochnagar and co. My first of the Cairngorms, hopefully many more to come :)
Trip to Assynt this weekend too :D

ImageGlen Tanar House by Ross Thomson, on Flickr
ImageBoating Loch by Ross Thomson, on Flickr
ImageThe Glen by Ross Thomson, on Flickr
ImageP1020169 by Ross Thomson, on Flickr
ImageP1020174 by Ross Thomson, on Flickr
ImageOut of the woods by Ross Thomson, on Flickr
ImageMount Keen hidden by Ross Thomson, on Flickr
Imageshooting lodge by Ross Thomson, on Flickr
ImageMount Keen appears by Ross Thomson, on Flickr
ImageP1020188 by Ross Thomson, on Flickr
ImageMount Keen and water of tanar by Ross Thomson, on Flickr
Imagelandslide by Ross Thomson, on Flickr
ImageP1020194 by Ross Thomson, on Flickr
ImageMount Keen and third bridge by Ross Thomson, on Flickr
ImageP1020198 by Ross Thomson, on Flickr
ImageP1020201 by Ross Thomson, on Flickr
Imagefootsteps to follow by Ross Thomson, on Flickr
Imageroute to summit by Ross Thomson, on Flickr
ImageLochnagar by Ross Thomson, on Flickr
ImageP1020208 by Ross Thomson, on Flickr
ImageCairngorms panorama by Ross Thomson, on Flickr
ImageP1020211 by Ross Thomson, on Flickr
ImageSummit cairn by Ross Thomson, on Flickr
ImageP1020214 by Ross Thomson, on Flickr
ImageLochnagar again by Ross Thomson, on Flickr
ImageSummit looking north by Ross Thomson, on Flickr
ImageP1020221 by Ross Thomson, on Flickr
ImageP1020222 by Ross Thomson, on Flickr
ImageP1020224 by Ross Thomson, on Flickr
Imageway down by Ross Thomson, on Flickr
ImageP1020230 by Ross Thomson, on Flickr
Imageback to Mount Keen by Ross Thomson, on Flickr
Imageouthouse by Ross Thomson, on Flickr
Imageinto the woods by Ross Thomson, on Flickr
ImageHalf Way Hut by Ross Thomson, on Flickr
ImageP1020247 by Ross Thomson, on Flickr
ImageP1020252 by Ross Thomson, on Flickr
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roscoT
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Grahams:13   Donalds:14
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Wainwrights:3   
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Re: Two Keen for Mount Keen

Postby teaandpies » Wed May 11, 2016 10:42 pm

Nice. You're starting to really bust out the hills now :thumbup:
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Re: Two Keen for Mount Keen

Postby roscoT » Wed May 11, 2016 10:48 pm

teaandpies wrote:Nice. You're starting to really bust out the hills now :thumbup:


Trying to take advantage of the decent weather! When the inevitable downpours start in the supposed Scottish 'summer' I might not be quite so prolific :lol:
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Posts: 227
Munros:121   Corbetts:23
Grahams:13   Donalds:14
Sub 2000:14   Hewitts:5
Wainwrights:3   
Joined: Jul 26, 2014
Location: Glasgow

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