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Beinn Nah-nain

Beinn Nah-nain


Postby KatTai » Wed May 17, 2017 9:08 pm

Munros included on this walk: Beinn Narnain

Date walked: 17/05/2017

Time taken: 5.2 hours

Distance: 13 km

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Don't know what was wrong with me today, I was having an off day and just could not get going! Getting to the start didn't help, it took over an hour longer than expected! My Plan had been to get Beinn Narnain, Beinn Ime andd maybe add the Cobbler as well but that all went out of the window and I ended up settling for the one! Even then, on the way up I kept thinking about abandoning the trip and just heading back down, but Moss seemed to come over as if encouraging me to go on so we did reach the summit. Going down was more fun, the track was a mess and the are remaking part of the track, so a bit of bum sliding down grass to cut off some of the worst corners. It was a simple case of following the Cobbler route there and back, nothing fancy.

I'll just leave this with some photos of Moss, who did enjoy her day!

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What are you doing up there?!?!
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Re: Beinn Nah-nain

Postby teaandpies » Wed May 17, 2017 11:27 pm

Bad traffic?
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Re: Beinn Nah-nain

Postby nigheandonn » Thu May 18, 2017 9:25 am

Moss is lovely - I especially like the first one with the Cobbler and the 'what's keeping you?' one on the stairs!

I did Beinn Narnain feeling rubbish with a cold and gave up before Ime - maybe there's something about it :)
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Re: Beinn Nah-nain

Postby KatTai » Thu May 18, 2017 10:00 am

teaandpies wrote:Bad traffic?


Seemed to be a lot of roadworks, and I got stuck at each one. Whereas heading back over the back roads I was straight through!

nigheandonn wrote:Moss is lovely - I especially like the first one with the Cobbler and the 'what's keeping you?' one on the stairs!

I did Beinn Narnain feeling rubbish with a cold and gave up before Ime - maybe there's something about it :)


Yeah Moss kept me going, the advantage of having dogs a walk has to be had regardless!

Maybe it is something about Beinn Narnain then, I just couldn't seem to find the enthusiasm despite the great views!
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Re: Beinn Nah-nain

Postby Chris Mac » Fri May 19, 2017 11:01 am

KatTai wrote:Maybe it is something about Beinn Narnain then, I just couldn't seem to find the enthusiasm despite the great views!

Great pics! :clap:

I was up there last week and for my second visit I didn't manage to add in Beinn Narnain yet again, definitely something about it! Think i'll do it and A'Chrois when I do get round to climbing it...
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Re: Beinn Nah-nain

Postby katyhills » Fri May 19, 2017 8:40 pm

I get those days too - maybe it's something in the water!
Lovely set of photos though - at least the dug enjoyed it! :lol:

I've done Narnain a few times, but I enjoyed it most a couple of years ago going up the Spearhead and across to A Chrois before dropping back down over it's end to rejoin the outward route. On a good day the views are great.
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Re: Beinn Nah-nain

Postby Mal Grey » Fri May 19, 2017 8:48 pm

Sometimes you just don't feel "in the zone", we've all been there. In fact, I'm always impressed by the many solo walkers on this site who keep heading on over multiple summits. When I'm on my own, I tend to find myself more likely to talk myself out of it, or realise I've dawdled so much I'm running late...
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Re: Beinn Nah-nain

Postby Cairngorm creeper » Fri May 19, 2017 8:56 pm

Funny how the mojo just goes sometimes. You were lucky to have an enthusiastic walking partner :lol: We have been known to talk each other into giving up and I don't think we have ever gone back to finish a hill we have abandoned in this manner.
I always enjoy the pictures of your dogs enjoying themselves and posing in such splendid situations :clap:
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Re: Beinn Nah-nain

Postby KatTai » Sat May 20, 2017 11:12 am

I'm blaming the traffic, my ankle was feeling sore from driving, did settle down when walking though fortunately :lol: I don't mind driving for a long time when I know it is a long drive, but I'm no use when it takes longer than I expect and I get fed up quickly. Next time I'll go the other way, I dread to think what it could be like in summer! It was that bad though that I couldn't even be bothered to change my camera lens :shock: Maybe a good thing though as I did get some nice photos of Moss in the landscape.
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