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ben vorlich

ben vorlich


Postby gypsy jazzer » Thu Nov 04, 2010 4:31 pm

Munros included on this walk: Ben Vorlich (Loch Lomond)

Date walked: 03/11/2010

Time taken: 5 hours

Distance: 10 km

Ascent: 900m

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hi all,
climed ben vorlich yesterday (wed),parked at invruglas walked alongside the A82 for a short while
and came to the gates to the road leading to the damn.we knew there was a small cairn marking the ascent
and we found it
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we didnt see much of a track so we headed straight up, there was a stiff wind blowing bringing with it rain and hail,
we had checked the forecast before hand and it was spot on,(no such thing as bad weather just the rong clothes)
it also got a bit boggy in places, after about 600 or 700 mtrs we saw a distinct track and followed this the rest of the
way ahead.
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looking back down track.

no real scrambling on this route bit a good climb to the summit ridge which in the wind was interesting,
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quite straight forward from here to the summit,did not hang around at the top for long the wind was blowing a gale now.
found some shelter on the way back down had a wee piece and a cuppy coffee another great day out.
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my mugshot at the top,bye for now.photo by scott. :D
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Re: ben vorlich

Postby skuk007 » Thu Nov 04, 2010 8:36 pm

Hiya, not the best weather for doing this one. Looks like you got a few breaks in the cloud, hope you still enjoyed it.
Better than being stuck behind a desk anyhoo!
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