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Ben Tirren

Ben Tirren


Postby Tam Collie » Tue Feb 01, 2011 2:05 pm

Corbetts included on this walk: Ben Tirran

Date walked: 29/12/2010

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We had a nice little walk up Ben Tirren on Saturday . I was out again with my Sister and her human. Parked at the wood at Adielinn Cottage and walked up the track, crossing the burn and then up the gentle southern slopes on the Loch Wharral track.
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The Craigs of Wharral
There was a herd of red deer just below the snow line but when you get close they are a bit bigger than those white rabbits that are in abundance around here and not much use to chase!

Branching off right we hit the snow and by the time we reached the cairn of Ben Tirran we had complete snow cover and were in the cloud with an interesting "grey out". Met a party here with two well equipped collie chaps. Now suffering from coat envy!
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Quick bite to eat on Ben Tirren


A quick check of the map and out with the compass gave us a bearing and after ten minutes the summit cairn sheltering the trig point came into view.
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On the summit of "The Geot"
We could have extended the day but fancied a pie and a pint at the Clova hotel and descended the way we came enjoying a bit of sliding on the snow .

Another great day out with Cassy and Nora and Chris
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Re: Ben Tirren

Postby Graeme D » Tue Feb 01, 2011 2:07 pm

Tam Collie wrote:I was out again with my Sister and her human.


:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

Great pics1 Must do this one soon. :D
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Re: Ben Tirren

Postby davgil » Tue Feb 01, 2011 2:15 pm

haha..nice one....and you've trained her to sit while you play in the snow :D

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Re: Ben Tirren

Postby Merry-walker » Tue Feb 01, 2011 3:03 pm

Excellent walk. One of my faves. 8)
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Re: Ben Tirren

Postby gammy leg walker » Tue Feb 01, 2011 8:48 pm

Nice wee report there,never been up this way,may do soon
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Re: Ben Tirren

Postby Tam Collie » Fri Feb 04, 2011 3:39 pm

Summit photo
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Tam Collie on top of The Geot
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Re: Ben Tirren

Postby monty » Fri Feb 04, 2011 4:28 pm

Hi Tam Collie,
Thats a great picture of the Bowl containing Loch Wharral . Sounds like a nice walk when the weather is ok . :D
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