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Walk Report of the month - October

Walk Report of the month - October


Postby helenw » Mon Nov 01, 2010 12:01 pm

Date walked: 01/11/2010

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A bumper crop of excellent trip reports this month including some fantastic inversion photos taken in the Mamores by old danensian, an exhausting but inspiring round of the Fisherfield Six by jonnyhall with amusing details that may put you off camping with under a tarp during the deer rutting season, and a great description including icy conditions in Kintail by dooterbang who has just added a very watchable video to the post.

In the end the final choice came down to Jockstar's outing on Schiehallion enlivened by talk of brockenspectres and cute photos of cairn terriers in their jackets enjoying the wintery day and a great snowman on the way down, LeithySurburb's photos of Beinn an Dothaidh and Beinn Dorain, but in the end Paul Copestake has won the day with his detailed description of Liathach, an inspirational read particularly for anyone who hasn't yet tackled the infamous Torridon peak, especially liked the photos with the route drawn on. Congratulations Paul, £40 of Tiso vouchers are on their way to you. :D
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Re: Walk Report of the month - October

Postby malky_c » Mon Nov 01, 2010 12:07 pm

Congratulations Paul! :D I enjoyed all the reports mentioned, but you must surely have the largest post/winnings ratio (or is it smallest? Hate Monday mornings - can't think straight) on this site :lol:
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Re: Walk Report of the month - October

Postby andyroog » Mon Nov 01, 2010 12:30 pm

Just looked at this report in a nutshell mega fantastic luv the detail and pics well done
Happy days :D
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Re: Walk Report of the month - October

Postby Jockstar » Mon Nov 01, 2010 12:38 pm

Well done Paul. The photos are great and the report had me hanging of my office chair .. :lol: Also the weather was kind and you caught the day brilliantly with the pictures...well done again !! :D
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Re: Walk Report of the month - October

Postby Stretch » Mon Nov 01, 2010 2:10 pm

Congrats Paul, fab report!
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Re: Walk Report of the month - October

Postby monty » Mon Nov 01, 2010 3:23 pm

Well done Paul. Excellent descriptive report clearly showing the steep ascents and routes. Superb :D
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Re: Walk Report of the month - October

Postby dooterbang » Mon Nov 01, 2010 6:31 pm

Great report and stunning photos. Cant wait to do this :D .
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Re: Walk Report of the month - October

Postby LeithySuburbs » Mon Nov 01, 2010 7:45 pm

Great report and deserved victory. Honestly don't think my report deserved to be in competition with it :lol: (maybe if there was a photo prize... ;)) .
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Re: Walk Report of the month - October

Postby Scotjamie » Mon Nov 01, 2010 9:43 pm

some great candidates this month and the winner just had to be special - well done Paul.....and Paul W
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Re: Walk Report of the month - October

Postby rockhopper » Mon Nov 01, 2010 10:35 pm

Congratulations Paul - great report and the detail will be very useful when I hopefully get to Liathach :D .....and I can't get the imagery of ".... a Tolkienesk gate that I felt sure on a gloomy day would be guarded by Orcs and Goblins..." out of my head !! 8)
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Re: Walk Report of the month - October

Postby Penguin » Wed Nov 03, 2010 3:48 pm

Nice one! Great report and pictures. Been some great reports this month but it's a worthy winner. :thumbup:

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Re: Walk Report of the month - October

Postby mountain coward » Sat Nov 06, 2010 2:16 am

Congratulations - this was the report I was rooting for to win it! :D I can wait however... in fact, I'm still dreading it - but your photos at least give me a good idea what I'm in for and how to tackle it! I have yet to show this to the famous Richard - his mouth will be watering at the thought of those pinnacles!
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