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A Windy Winter Wonderland at the Cairnwell Pass

A Windy Winter Wonderland at the Cairnwell Pass


by fingeez » Mon Feb 07, 2011 10:21 pm

Munros included on this walk: Carn an Tuirc, Tolmount, Tom Buidhe

Date walked: 05/02/2011

Time taken: 6 hours

Distance: 18.7 km

Ascent: 1045m

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Re: A Windy Winter Wonderland at the Cairnwell Pass

Postby Merry-walker » Wed Feb 09, 2011 1:48 am

nowt worse than a lop-sided frozen butt, :D take it from one who knows :lol: :lol:
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Re: A Windy Winter Wonderland at the Cairnwell Pass

Postby davetherave » Wed Feb 09, 2011 5:08 am

Bravo, enjoyed your report.19k is a big enough day for winter conditions. Well done on bagging the 3.
Best to get the cramps on as early as possible,if conditions apply.
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Re: A Windy Winter Wonderland at the Cairnwell Pass

Postby fingeez » Wed Feb 09, 2011 10:00 pm

haha im guessing theres a story behind that then Merry?! :shock:

Cheers davetherave. Didnt take too long but was definately feeling long by the end :)
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Re: A Windy Winter Wonderland at the Cairnwell Pass

Postby Merry-walker » Wed Feb 09, 2011 10:10 pm

fingeez wrote:haha im guessing theres a story behind that then Merry?! :shock:



ha ha ha, there is... :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: A Windy Winter Wonderland at the Cairnwell Pass

Postby fingeez » Fri Feb 11, 2011 1:07 am

haha keeping it under wraps are we then? :lol:
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Re: A Windy Winter Wonderland at the Cairnwell Pass

Postby Merry-walker » Fri Feb 11, 2011 1:18 am

ha ha ha ha ahaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa

yep....
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Re: A Windy Winter Wonderland at the Cairnwell Pass

Postby Graeme D » Mon Feb 14, 2011 8:52 pm

That's good going there Ross. Well done. Good to see you well and truly back in the saddle and making up for lost time. :D
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Re: A Windy Winter Wonderland at the Cairnwell Pass

Postby Milesy » Mon Feb 14, 2011 9:23 pm

Amazing how little snow there is there just now compared to little over a year ago :shock:

http://www.walkhighlands.co.uk/Forum/viewtopic.php?f=9&t=3242
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Re: A Windy Winter Wonderland at the Cairnwell Pass

Postby fingeez » Mon Feb 14, 2011 9:35 pm

Cheers Graeme :)

Feels good to be getting back out there, and im definately more focused for the year ahead, hopefully be more geared up and ready for a winter season aswell come next winter :)

haha Milesy its definately amazing how much an area can change with a dusting of the white stuff.

Heres the Cairnwell pass on the 5th of february this year

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Cairnwell Pass


and the same place on the 13th of April 2010

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Cairnwell Pass 2010
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