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Narnain and Ime

Narnain and Ime

Postby 2dalmatians » Sat Sep 04, 2010 6:14 pm

Route description: Beinn Narnain and Beinn Ìme

Munros included on this walk: Beinn Ìme, Beinn Narnain

Date walked: 04/09/2010

Time taken: 6 hours

Distance: 15 km

Ascent: 1325m

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After turning back on this walk a couple of weeks ago, I decided to give it another go as it was bothering me that I had given up on it. I took Ruby this time instead of Daisy, she is a little calmer and I knew she would be good for my nerves! Last time I convinced myself I had gone the wrong way and had somehow found a much more difficult climb. The reality is that I had been on the right route all along but had just lost my confidence due to a combination of lack of experience, poor weather, no other people around to bolster my confidence. The weather today was great for walking (nice and cool with no wind) but unfortunately there was a lot of cloud cover so the pictures aren't too great. We set off from Succooth car park at 830am, reached the summit of narnain at 1045, then onto Beinn Ime which we topped at 1215pm. Finally made it back to the car at 240pm.

ps note to self, happy 41st

here we go again!
looking back to Arrochar
Ruby pays her respects
Cobbler hidden in cloud :-(
Where I turned back last time
The Spearhead
think the sheep thought ruby was a sheep too!
munro no 2:-)
looking over to Beinn Ime from Narnain
Munro no 3 :-)
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Re: Narnain and Ime

Postby Allan 601 » Sat Sep 04, 2010 7:21 pm

There are worse ways to spend a birthday than with a canine companion in the hills.

Happy Birthday !
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Re: Narnain and Ime

Postby flipside » Sat Sep 04, 2010 8:37 pm

i did have right chuckle when you past me and the kids an pointed out the cobbler through the mist :D, maisy loved ruby on Ime when you told her to say sit

oh and happy birthday
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Re: Narnain and Ime

Postby PrincessH » Sat Sep 04, 2010 9:06 pm

Happy Birthday!

We went up Beinn Ime just as you and Ruby are coming down, remember the dog and its red collar, very well behaved. :)

It was a perfect day weather wise. Not much of a view, but good enough. Hope you enjoyed it!
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Re: Narnain and Ime

Postby skuk007 » Sat Sep 04, 2010 10:22 pm

Great way to spend a birthday in my opinion. Hope you took a slice of cake along.
I think Ruby looks less than impressed in that last picture. :lol:
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Re: Narnain and Ime

Postby 2dalmatians » Sun Sep 05, 2010 7:20 am

Thanks for all the congratulations etc - it was unexpected :) . It's great that I can now put some faces to some of the names in the forum! Both Ruby and I had a slice of cake last night too (I think that was what she was contemplating in the last picture.)

I am thinking about taking the "big dog" out next. He is a 38kg Bassett Hound called Zippy that we rescued last year. He has been half way up Ben Lomond before without any problem. Can anyone suggest an "easy" munro so he can bag one too?
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Re: Narnain and Ime

Postby atseacliff » Mon Sep 06, 2010 10:34 am

I must have been just ahead of you all day. I saw you at some stage - must have been coming off Ime. I have taken my fox terrier up Ben Dorian but I'm glad she stayed at home on Saturday. She's not the smartest and there is plenty to think about going the direct route up Narnian from the car park.
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Re: Narnain and Ime

Postby Jockstar » Mon Sep 06, 2010 11:53 am

This is great. Meeting new friends and dogs as well. Reminds me of last month when the guys I met had a cocker spaniel and a westie and went to the top of Meall Buidhe and they were both well behaved. Well done on going back and giving it another go.. :)
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