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Backwards

Backwards


Postby dalerodgers » Sun Jun 26, 2016 3:34 pm

Route description: Ben Nevis by the Carn Mor Dearg Arete

Munros included on this walk: Ben Nevis

Date walked: 26/06/2016

Time taken: 6 hours

Distance: 17.5 km

Ascent: 1450m

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Just had the intention of bagging the western top of Carn Dearg so opted for the tourist track. HEAVING! Every charity and three peaks group out. After the summit I had intended to plod back down with the masses but the thought depressed me.

Instead, I descended to the CMD arête, did a bit of filming and then descended into Coire Leis from the cairn before the arête. It is steep and loose but also manageable (I had a fair amount of weight on my back and a Jack Russell on a lead). Then contoured back round from the main tourist track.

Please have a look at the video - wasn't easy carrying all the extra kit. Was also waiting for gaps in the cloud and fighting updrafts which made it more stressful.

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Re: Backwards

Postby jupe1407 » Sun Jun 26, 2016 4:59 pm

Cracking video, cheers :clap:
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