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Last hill of the decade

Last hill of the decade


Postby Coop » Tue Dec 31, 2019 5:05 pm

Grahams included on this walk: Uamh Bheag

Donalds included on this walk: Beinn nan Eun, Uamh Bheag

Date walked: 31/12/2019

Time taken: 4.9 hours

Distance: 15.5 km

Ascent: 800m

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Well, another year and decade comes to an end;
And I hope everyone on WH achieved their goals, or some of them; if you set any for 2019.
If you've set any for 2020 hopefully you achieve some of them , if not all.
HAPPY NEW YEAR to all and may the views be with you, Cheers

Thought I'd end the year by going up this Graham/ donald combo.
Just one or two points really. Once you get to the waterfall go up a bit on the left side and you'll eventually come to a wooden bridge to cross.
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Theres another one about 500m past this one.
Finally got to meet Bart on the summit of Uamh Bheag, doesn't say a lot but hes a happy chap

And rather than come with me on the peat hag assault course, Bart decided he'd rather stay and watch over Ben vorlich and Stuc a chroin
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Have I mentioned the peat hags yet
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-they start before the summit of Uamh Bheag and finish after beinn nan Eun. Not too bad today really as most were frozen, and I wouldn't like to go through these after a lot of rain, or in the summer.
Dont tell yourself " phew, the hags are over" , because theres more, and when this lots finished , theres even more!!
Some kind soul actually helped with this one
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Good circuit today, helped by the weather and frozen ground

A nice pic of Ben Vorlich and co to finish
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And one of the Graham Beinn Dearg which looked so impressive today - one for the future
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Ascent is a rough estimate- probably a lot more due to clambering up down those hags :D
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Re: Last hill of the decade

Postby Grisu » Sat Jan 18, 2020 10:18 pm

Nice way to finish a year. I did something similar for the first time and I think that this could become a tradition :D
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Re: Last hill of the decade

Postby gld73 » Sat Jan 18, 2020 11:54 pm

Looks like you had a better end to the year than me Coop (not hard, I was working Hogmanay night shift. No peat hags on it though!).
Hope to catch up with you somewhere in 2020!
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Re: Last hill of the decade

Postby Coop » Sun Jan 19, 2020 5:39 pm

"Grisu"

Cheers it's always good to try and get out over the festive period
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Re: Last hill of the decade

Postby Coop » Sun Jan 19, 2020 5:43 pm

gld73 wrote:Looks like you had a better end to the year than me Coop (not hard, I was working Hogmanay night shift. No peat hags on it though!).
Hope to catch up with you somewhere in 2020!


Sterling job you do as well.
I've 5 day period towards the end of May- and got Ben Alder group in mind. Going myself just now. Give me a shout if you fancy it
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