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Jubilee Sunday - Aonachs / CMD / Ben Nevis

Jubilee Sunday - Aonachs / CMD / Ben Nevis


by rockhopper » Tue Jun 05, 2012 6:50 pm

Munros included on this walk: Aonach Beag (Nevis Range), Aonach Mor, Ben Nevis, Carn Mor Dearg

Date walked: 03/06/2012

Time taken: 12 hours

Distance: 27 km

Ascent: 2122m

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Re: Jubilee Sunday – Aonachs / CMD / Ben Nevis

Postby rockhopper » Fri Jun 08, 2012 11:41 pm

thanks everyone for all your comments :D

PeteR - don't think you'd have any problems given the length of your last walk !
jonny, Johnny, GillC - probably a good idea going in the snow - fewer people I'd guess
Collaciotach - couldn't agree more - not sure I'd want to go up Ben Nevis again after that
pigeon - sorry couldn't see you - didn't have my glasses with me :wink:
gammy, dave - only way I can manage is to leave early, get back late and just plod on :lol:
JohnJoe - it's not as hard a as you think; once you're up there the height drops aren't too bad
jimandandrea, Chris, fudgie, Bod - it's great when you get the weather and the views !
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Re: Jubilee Sunday – Aonachs / CMD / Ben Nevis

Postby simon-b » Sat Jun 09, 2012 4:37 pm

That's a massive couple of days, Rockhopper!

gammy leg walker wrote:" I did get passed by a couple of walkers,going somewhat faster than me though"............................they may well have passed you,but had they just done what you had on the Sat & Sun before they passed you. :clap: :clap:


Exactly what I was thinking when I read that bit.

That last section from the arete to the Ben's summit certainly makes you work for the finish line, doesn't it?
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Re: Jubilee Sunday – Aonachs / CMD / Ben Nevis

Postby morag1 » Sat Jun 09, 2012 9:18 pm

Loved these photos of Ben Nevis 8)

well done on an incredible round
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Re: Jubilee Sunday – Aonachs / CMD / Ben Nevis

Postby dooterbang » Sun Jun 10, 2012 11:25 pm

Read both reports last week but couldnt comment at time...being at work :shock:

Thats another big day after your efforts on the Saturday, which looked a very nice route.

I see your working your way up the coast :)

How do you keep your fitness up as you appear to "hill binge" :lol:
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Re: Jubilee Sunday – Aonachs / CMD / Ben Nevis

Postby rockhopper » Mon Jun 11, 2012 6:06 pm

cheers simon and morag

dooterbang wrote:How do you keep your fitness up as you appear to "hill binge" :lol:
:lol: :lol: Not enough which is why I start very early, finish late and plod - I do have a 31 mile round cycle commute to work which I do as often as I can (but not often enough). The hills are getting further away and other commitments make it harder to get the time :( - cheers :D
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Re: Jubilee Sunday – Aonachs / CMD / Ben Nevis

Postby craighall » Tue Jun 12, 2012 6:15 am

Quite an undertaking. Nice photos !

On a more modest level, it reminds me of a friend going for a walk in the Malvern Hills to escape the hype surrounding Charles & Diana's wedding, only to find that they were mobbed by loads of other people with the same idea !!


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