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Facing fears up Ben Vorlich

Facing fears up Ben Vorlich


Postby Kmdow » Thu Jul 21, 2016 9:41 pm

Route description: Ben Vorlich and Stuc a'Chroin

Munros included on this walk: Ben Vorlich (Loch Earn)

Date walked: 10/07/2016

Time taken: 3 hours

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Somehow I always choose the most miserable days to head out! Nevertheless my mum and I enjoyed a good treck up Ben Vorlich.

We followed the detailed route description from the site, however the rouge sheep and wild horses were failed to be mentioned! I am a bit if a wimp and horses and sheep scare me a little (a lot) so I was extremely proud of myself for passing through a field that homed both of these wild beasts :thumbup:

After all of the dramatics we carried on following the path and made our way up! Unfortunately due to the conditions we couldn't make our way over to Stuc a'Chroin, visibility was awful so we decided it would be too dangerous to carry on. However, it does give us the excuse to go back!

On the way down we passed a man who was determined to get the rest of his family up to the summit and was asking if there was a pub up the top (if only), whoever you are I hope you made it and had a well deserved pint afterwards!

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Stand off with the wild beasts


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Looking down on Loch Earn


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Enjoying some lunch with some shelter from the wind
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Re: Facing fears up Ben Vorlich

Postby matt_outandabout » Fri Jul 22, 2016 8:37 pm

Well done on turning round when you are not comfortable with the conditions :clap:
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Re: Facing fears up Ben Vorlich

Postby KatTai » Sat Jul 23, 2016 6:30 pm

Sounds like you had the same sort of view I did! but it gives a reason to return. I didn't go on to Stuc a'Chroin either given I couldn't even see the mountain!
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