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Walk with 8 yr old and 74 yr old (bog rating too low)

Walk with 8 yr old and 74 yr old (bog rating too low)


Postby adechek1 » Fri Sep 08, 2017 9:06 pm

Route description: Ben Donich, via Rest and Be Thankful

Corbetts included on this walk: Ben Donich

Date walked: 08/09/2017

Time taken: 3.5 hours

Distance: 7.5 km

Ascent: 575m

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First, the car park is almost next to the turn off the A82. The map is deceptive...

From there the path is straightforward even in the rain/fog we experienced. The ascent was about 2 hours plus we stopped to have a bite. Down was about 1.5 hours. Wish we could have done the loop to the Brack (the turn was clearly visible) - but we ran out of time.

The one note: big factor of 2 was low. It should be 3. We've done several hills and had an idea of what a 2 should be. This was well more than that. We often had to take long diversions to avoid sinking along the main path.

With younger children it is also important to be mindful of the crevasses that appear in the ground from time to time. Some are extremely deep...

A lovely walk in whatever weather.
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