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The Heat is On!

The Heat is On!

Postby donnaryan69 » Wed Jun 08, 2016 1:55 pm

Munros included on this walk: Beinn nan Aighenan, Ben Starav, Glas Bheinn Mhor

Date walked: 07/06/2016

Time taken: 12 hours

Distance: 20 km

Ascent: 2036m

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Set off a 4pm owing to massive thunderstorms on arrival; saw no real point heading off into that, so had a kip in the van and left about 4pm; summited at about 7.30 and was set up in camp by 8.30. What a slog up Starav in the heat! No water could be found; i did use water and a drop of iodine out of the pools at the col between here and Aighenan; I'm still here to tell the tale. Left kit and headed up to Beinn nan Aighenan at 9 and summited at 10.20, mooched about looking for water on the way back and got back to divvy at 12; had a brew, lunch and packed up; could see weather was crapping out and decided to retreat after Glas Bheinn Mhor and not go for the other two, it was just to hot! Had a nice swim in the pools on the way down and was back in Aberdeen by 10.30.

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