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Frosty wonderful morning on Beinn Sgulaird

Frosty wonderful morning on Beinn Sgulaird


Postby Petr Dakota » Fri Feb 24, 2017 9:46 pm

Route description: Beinn Sgulaird

Munros included on this walk: Beinn Sgulaird

Date walked: 23/01/2017

Time taken: 5.23 hours

Distance: 13.4 km

Ascent: 1072m

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Petr Dakota
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Re: Frosty wonderful morning on Beinn Sgulaird

Postby dav2930 » Sat Feb 25, 2017 11:31 pm

Looked like great conditions for it Petr. If I remember rightly it took me about an hour to get from the SW top to the summit due to deep, unconsolidated snow (a few years ago). Exhausting but the views made it all worthwhile! :)
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Re: Frosty wonderful morning on Beinn Sgulaird

Postby Alteknacker » Sat Feb 25, 2017 11:58 pm

Amazing panos for the whole walk, it seems. Great stuff :thumbup:

One of my best days in the Highlands culminated on Sgulaird, with similarly hyper-ventilation inducing views (albeit with the hills in a different mood).

Good to see you back in authorial mode again - I'd wondered where you'd got to!!! :)

(PS what's the accompanying music??)
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Re: Frosty wonderful morning on Beinn Sgulaird

Postby Petr Dakota » Sun Feb 26, 2017 10:51 pm

dav2930 wrote:Looked like great conditions for it Petr. If I remember rightly it took me about an hour to get from the SW top to the summit due to deep, unconsolidated snow (a few years ago). Exhausting but the views made it all worthwhile! :)

The views were great almost all the walk, powered by the sun, still changing colours, shades and brightness during the way. Some care needed on the slippy - snowy - stony ground especially over the tops, but very enjoyable day :D
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Petr Dakota
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Location: North Lanarkshire

Re: Frosty wonderful morning on Beinn Sgulaird

Postby Petr Dakota » Sun Feb 26, 2017 11:00 pm

Alteknacker wrote:Amazing panos for the whole walk, it seems. Great stuff :thumbup:

One of my best days in the Highlands culminated on Sgulaird, with similarly hyper-ventilation inducing views (albeit with the hills in a different mood).

Good to see you back in authorial mode again - I'd wondered where you'd got to!!! :)

(PS what's the accompanying music??)

Thank you :) The music is CLANNAD :wink:
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Petr Dakota
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Posts: 1236
Munros:246   Corbetts:28
Grahams:8   Donalds:4
Sub 2000:3   Hewitts:17
Wainwrights:10   Islands:1
Joined: Sep 3, 2014
Location: North Lanarkshire

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