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Ben Chonzie - away from the wet west

Ben Chonzie - away from the wet west


Postby The_Greenman2000 » Tue Oct 17, 2017 4:46 pm

Munros included on this walk: Ben Chonzie

Date walked: 10/10/2017

Time taken: 4 hours

Distance: 14.2 km

Ascent: 752m

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we did this lone Munro as where we were based the weather forecast was shocking, but in the east it was better. Having looked at the map now, the far more interesting (but far longer and more arduous) route would have been from the Loch Turrent dam on the SE side. This barely felt like climbing a mountain, but it was a very enjoyable summit affording fine views to Ben Lawers.
The final ridge to the summit is marked by yet more iron work fencing and an array of impressive grouse butts
Grouse butts.jpg
Insert butt joke here

Ben Chonzie summit cairm.jpg
Ben Chonzie Summit cairm

I look cold in this picture because it was bloody cold. It was blowing fairish and the wind-chill was significant!
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