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Ben Nevis 07.08.2010

Ben Nevis 07.08.2010


Postby Hillfold » Fri Aug 13, 2010 3:12 am

Route description: Ben Nevis by the Mountain Path

Munros included on this walk: Ben Nevis

Date walked: 07/08/2010

Time taken: 9 hours

Distance: 17 km

Ascent: 1344m

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Hi
Just to let you know that myself with wife and her brother and sister in law, climbed ben Nevis on Saturday 07.08.2010
The weather was superb, sunshine all the way up and down with a wee bit of cloud just as we finished lunch but after ascending a few hundrend feet the sun appeared again. Time taken not so good, my wife Liz was the pace setter and struggled up and down, but bless her, she just put one foot in front of each other and just kept slogging it out.
Coming down was not any easier but was a wee bit quicker. We celebrated with a meal and a couple of drinks at the Ben Nevis Inn at the bottom of the mountain. In all it was a great day out and it was worth every aching musle.
Not sure how we would have felt if the weather hadn`t been so good, we were very very lucky.
1.The challenge.jpg
2.On our way.jpg
3.Getting higher.jpg
4.View 1.jpg
5.Preparing for a snack.jpg
Preparing for a snack.
6.Spot the path we came up.jpg
7.Liz having a breather.jpg
8.View from almost the top, Fort William middle right.jpg
9.Made it, yaahoo.jpg
10.Opening the champers.jpg
11.Check out the... we did it smiles.jpg
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Re: Ben Nevis 07.08.2010

Postby Paul Webster » Fri Aug 13, 2010 8:56 am

You managed to time that one well - there's not been many days with weather like that lately :lol:
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Re: Ben Nevis 07.08.2010

Postby smudger831 » Fri Aug 13, 2010 9:46 am

Nice to see someone getting some nice weather out on the hills this year. I always find a pint tastes so much better than normal after a long slog like this.
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