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CMD Arete

CMD Arete


Postby Sunny Speyside » Wed Jun 29, 2016 2:29 pm

Munros included on this walk: Ben Nevis, Càrn Mòr Dearg

Date walked: 18/06/2016

Time taken: 9 hours

Distance: 18.4 km

Ascent: 1654m

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I was only ever going to do Ben Nevis via the arête so was happy to wait for good day and competent companions...this was the day :D
Cloud free all day, could hardly take my eyes off the magnificent North Face, didn't even feel the pain of the climb up CMD and although nervous after reading a number of walk reports, the arête didn't look nearly so scary up close. Really enjoyed the scrambling and had only one wee wobble towards the end on a particularly narrow bit with nothing to hold onto :shock:
The slog up onto the Ben was 'rewarded' with the sight of more people on one summit than I have seen in total on all the Munros I have climbed over the past 4 years :crazy:


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