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Ben Vrackie

Ben Vrackie


Postby Justdrums » Sat Jun 22, 2019 11:03 pm

Corbetts included on this walk: Ben Vrackie

Date walked: 22/06/2019

Time taken: 4.25 hours

Distance: 10 km

Ascent: 787m

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Parked at the lower car park and set off at 11:30. It's a lovely walk through the woods along side burn which on occasions is quite steep sided. Lots of magical potential as E would say. No-one else was on the path at all. I thought Ben Vrackie would be busy as well. Little did know.
40 mins in I came across two benches. One had two memorial plaques on it.
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One of the two benches

After about an hour, I started on the long steep path to the summit. This is a fantastic path. At this point the hill started getting a lot busier.
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1 hr 35 miins after start - on the steep path, looking back to the way I came

After two hours, I made it to the top. Found a nice lunch spot looking over to Carn Liath and Ben a Glho ('scuse spelling).
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Lunch looking towards Carn Liath

After lunch had a look at the other less busy top and took a photo looking back at the main top.
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Looking north towards the main top from the other top

Coming back down was fine apart from my jelly legs on the steep steps. Had one last look back.
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Last look back

Back at the car in 4 hrs in 15 mins. Lovely walk back through the woods.
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