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Back to the Munro's at Ben Chonzie

Back to the Munro's at Ben Chonzie

Postby KatTai » Wed Jun 12, 2019 2:37 pm

Route description: Ben Chonzie via Glen Lednock

Munros included on this walk: Ben Chonzie

Date walked: 12/06/2019

Time taken: 3.35 hours

Distance: 13.6 km

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Finally got back out into the hills with Coinneach bagging him his 5th Munro, Ben Chonzie. Just a repeat for me and Moss. We altered the return as the uphill was pretty boggy and I decided it might be a bit of hassle trying to descend that with Coinneach on the lead, so followed the fence line a bit further to a grassy track through the heather and from there across towards the prominent hilltop with the stone on on the top directly opposite the ascent path where we rejoined the track. Simple walk, we even beat our original time which is a first because so far everything has been slower! Not a single hare spotted up there, not even by Coinneach, in fact saw pretty much nothing other than meadow pipits. Maybe it was once a good spot for mountain hare, but I'm not sure it is any more.


Path off the main track to ascend Ben Chonzie

Just some posing...

Lookout point

Following the fenceline that goes right to the summit

The summit


Spot Moss

Heading down

Moss makes a finding

Coinneach having a roll around

The grassy track, the little hill in the centre of the photo is what we cut off to aim for as the track itself seemed to be going elsewhere.
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