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Lochnagar 5

Lochnagar 5


Postby csimbad » Tue Nov 09, 2010 11:33 pm

Munros included on this walk: Broad Cairn, Cairn Bannoch, Carn a'Choire Bhoidheach, Carn an t-Sagairt Mor, Lochnagar

Date walked: 30/10/2010

Time taken: 8 hours

Distance: 27 km

Ascent: 1587m

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My first Munros although I had been up Lochnagar 2 weeks prior but thought I would come back and do the 5. Over the moon that I did, got up bright and early on the Saturday morning and opened the curtains to see there wasn't any cloud so headed off and arrived at the car park 8am. My first time up Lochnagar started ok clear sky's then about 10 minutes later I could not see 4 feet in front of me it was still good though. Was better this time could see where I was going, was blowing a bit at the top with some snow so did not hang about to long it wasn't until I started crossing over from Carn an t-Sagairt Mor to Cairn Bannoch the sun popped out which made it even better coming round to the waterfall and Loch Muick arriving back to my car at 4pm.
Brilliant day.
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Re: Lochnagar 5

Postby skuk007 » Fri Nov 12, 2010 8:59 pm

Nice report, started your bagging in style with a 5 peak walk. Keep it up and you'll have them done in no time. :)
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Re: Lochnagar 5

Postby csimbad » Fri Nov 12, 2010 10:36 pm

Thanks,

Ventured up there 2 weeks prior only reached Lochnagar summit weather came in, so glad I returned brilliant day. :)
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Re: Lochnagar 5

Postby mountain coward » Sat Nov 13, 2010 9:36 am

Lovely pics - I have to do this in 2 walks as I want to visit the Dubh Loch and also I'm doing tops as well...
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Re: Lochnagar 5

Postby davetherave » Sat Nov 13, 2010 10:40 am

Great start to your walking career. :) nice big route to start off your hiking with. wee done indeed.
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Re: Lochnagar 5

Postby LeithySuburbs » Sat Nov 13, 2010 10:45 am

It's a great walk and a great way to start your munro-ing career 8) . Cannae wait to get back up that way to try some of the other routes.
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Re: Lochnagar 5

Postby csimbad » Sun Nov 14, 2010 8:56 pm

Thanks all,
One of my friends at work used to be part of the mountain rescue team up that area and lives in Ballater so after him telling me how good it was thought I better take a look for my self, glad I did. Although I have only started climbing Munro's I think Lochnagar 5 will always be up there at the top of my best walks. :)
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