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Ben Lomond & Cruinn a'Bheinn,57-70MHP gale on top,great view

Ben Lomond & Cruinn a'Bheinn,57-70MHP gale on top,great view


Postby Petr Dakota » Sun Jan 27, 2019 9:43 pm

Route description: Ben Lomond

Munros included on this walk: Ben Lomond

Grahams included on this walk: Cruinn a'Bheinn

Date walked: 27/01/2019

Time taken: 7.15 hours

Distance: 24.1 km

Ascent: 1480m

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The ( unusual ) Route:


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The Forecast - very windy, but promising visibility !

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The Movie - great views and bonus in the End:

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Petr Dakota
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Re: Ben Lomond & Cruinn a'Bheinn,57-70MHP gale on top,great

Postby Alteknacker » Mon Jan 28, 2019 9:44 pm

Wow, gusts up to 70mph!!! I've been blown off my feet with gusts of 55mph!

Certainly an unusual route, with some superb views at the end (the Cobbler looks wonderful)...

But there was some weird kind of mountain creature invaded your sedate vid at the end .... a troll??? :D
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Re: Ben Lomond & Cruinn a'Bheinn,57-70MHP gale on top,great

Postby R1ggered » Tue Jan 29, 2019 5:13 pm

Great post from you again Petr. Music top drawer.[quote][/quote]
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Re: Ben Lomond & Cruinn a'Bheinn,57-70MHP gale on top,great

Postby Petr Dakota » Sun Feb 03, 2019 5:35 pm

Alteknacker wrote:Wow, gusts up to 70mph!!! I've been blown off my feet with gusts of 55mph!

Certainly an unusual route, with some superb views at the end (the Cobbler looks wonderful)...

But there was some weird kind of mountain creature invaded your sedate vid at the end .... a troll??? :D

My weight of 107 kg plus 13 kg rucksack keeps me on the ground :lol: :lol: Good round with the Graham, totally pathless so you can choose your own way, there is a fence to overcome before ascending Cruinn a'Bheinn, need to find a decent way down as there are some rocky places and slippery grass, then moorland on the bottom before connecting the hardground track leading down to the West Highland Way.

The "Troll" was celebrating - happy to get out of the wind and bogs :lol: :D then enjoyed @ 9km :roll: of the bottom views over Loch Lomond towards Arrochars 8)
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Re: Ben Lomond & Cruinn a'Bheinn,57-70MHP gale on top,great

Postby Petr Dakota » Sun Feb 03, 2019 5:37 pm

R1ggered wrote:Great post from you again Petr. Music top drawer.

Thank you, glad you enjoyed :D
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