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Winter Solstice on Ben Lomond

Winter Solstice on Ben Lomond


Postby terminalsump » Thu Dec 21, 2017 5:16 pm

Route description: Ben Lomond

Munros included on this walk: Ben Lomond

Date walked: 21/12/2017

Time taken: 4 hours

Distance: 13.44 km

Ascent: 1043m

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A surprising day on Ben Lomond, once out of the clouds a super cloud inversion with views in all directions. The surprising part was that I saw no-one until I had almost returned - a very quite day on the mountain and what an epic view to miss !

Makes a great end to the year on the hills for me.... #143

ImageChristmas cracker of a view on the Winter Solstice by Morgan Tim, on Flickr


ImageHead above the clouds by Morgan Tim, on Flickr

ImageEarly morning sun on the Winter Solstice by Morgan Tim, on Flickr

ImageTowards Beinn Narnain, Ben Vane, Beinn Ime, Ben Vorlich on the Winter Solstice by Morgan Tim, on Flickr

ImageAnother trig point... on the Winter Solstice by Morgan Tim, on Flickr
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Re: Winter Solstice on Ben Lomond

Postby nigheandonn » Thu Dec 21, 2017 5:18 pm

Gorgeous!
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Re: Winter Solstice on Ben Lomond

Postby Sunset tripper » Thu Dec 21, 2017 10:22 pm

Nice one. Great pics great hill. :D
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Re: Winter Solstice on Ben Lomond

Postby Alteknacker » Thu Dec 21, 2017 11:48 pm

It's quite remarkable how quickly everything has changed in a few days! This was the view of Ben Lomond from Ben Vane on Saturday...

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Pretty well full-on winter conditions, and freezing cold...
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Re: Winter Solstice on Ben Lomond

Postby terminalsump » Fri Dec 22, 2017 10:06 am

Wow - incredible loss of snow in just a few days !
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