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Failed attempt at Ben Vorlich - but a great day out!

Failed attempt at Ben Vorlich - but a great day out!


Postby Gwalke » Mon Jan 31, 2011 11:01 am

Munros included on this walk: Ben Vorlich (Loch Earn)

Date walked: 30/01/2011

Time taken: 4.5 hours

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After putting on a few pounds and fitness levels dropping following the festive period and harsh winter we decided that we should attempt our first Munro of the year on Ben Vorlich. We set off from Ardvorlich on the South Bank of Loch Earn around 9am. We were well aware of the poor conditions at the summit as this could be witnessed from the carpark, however we decided that we would go as far as we could. I think we all knew that reaching the summit would be difficult considering neither of us has crampons but a good stretch of the legs was required.

Here's a few snaps from our trip:
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Scott and Wullie looking towards Ben Vorlich.JPG
Scott and Wullie heading through the clouds.JPG
As you can see visability was poor...
As far as we could go.JPG
Without the proper equipment the route was impassable.
Scott and Wullie with Ben Vorlich behind.JPG
Looking back to Ben Vorlich.JPG
At this stage we were glad to be heading back to the van to enjoy a cuppa!
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