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ben challum

ben challum


Postby sjb101 » Sat Jan 22, 2011 7:18 pm

Route description: Ben Challum, near Tyndrum

Munros included on this walk: Ben Challum

Date walked: 22/01/2011

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after missing the chance to get back into the hills last week i wasnt gonna let another one go by so headed for ben challum,started from kirkton farm at half 8 and took 3 hours to the top,was knackered tho,gonna take a couple more weeks to get back into it.the views were amazing today,especially th one over the ridge id just come across,6hrs in total and ill suffer tomorow :lol:
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Re: ben challum

Postby JB likes a beer » Sun Jan 23, 2011 4:08 pm

Hi sjb101,met you when i was coming down,feeling it today on my legs glad i did it though. image 0423 is crackin well done mate
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Re: ben challum

Postby davetherave » Sun Jan 23, 2011 10:02 pm

Cracking day you got . Looks like Saturday was the day to be out. I was doing 3 Corbetts just a wee bit NW from you 2day (Sunday ) weather was reasonable but nothing as good as you got. Well done. :)

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Re: ben challum

Postby rockhopper » Sun Jan 23, 2011 10:25 pm

some lovely pictures there sjb - it's great when you get that sort of weather and the views :D
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Re: ben challum

Postby steven65 » Sun Jan 23, 2011 11:22 pm

Hi SJB , it was a great day out , we spoke in the lay-by on A82 & i followed up about 15 mins after you ,you`re in the centre heading back to the south summit- i was accompanied by Oskar my schnauzer.


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I`ve put a report in my walk diary - as this was the 2nd time in 4 days i`d been to Ben Challum :? !!
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Re: ben challum

Postby jhsteavenson » Thu Jan 27, 2011 9:37 pm

Sitting here with grumpy he wishes he had been their totally gutted, well not long to go before i have the baby so he can be let loose again!! The views are fantastic beautiful pictures
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Re: ben challum

Postby Merry-walker » Thu Jan 27, 2011 9:54 pm

Cracking pictures
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