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Our first quadruple Munro bag (Glen Lyon)

Our first quadruple Munro bag (Glen Lyon)


Postby railton22 » Sun Jul 29, 2012 1:13 pm

Route description: Carn Gorm, Meall Garbh, Carn Mairg and Creag Mhor

Munros included on this walk: Carn Gorm, Carn Mairg, Creag Mhor (Meall na Aighean), Meall Garbh (Carn Mairg)

Date walked: 02/09/2011

Time taken: 7 hours

Distance: 19.5 km

Ascent: 1310m

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Wow!!! What a walk to finish our holidays on. Brilliant, even with Sam moaning the whole time. A false alarm with Munro no 3/4 but we got it right in the end...started to rainy heavily on our descent but managed all four Munros with views....really , really great. Walked by Sarah(20), David(20), Alice(17) and Sam(15)
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Creag Mhor summit
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No 4: Creag Mhor summit
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Carn Mairg
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No 3: Carn Mairg
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Schiehallion coming into view nicely.
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As a George R R Martin fan, I took my chance to pose atop an iron throne. Meall Garbh summit
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No: 2 Meall Garbh summit
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Carn Gorm summit.
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No: 1:Carn Gorm summit.
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The sunlit glen below.
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A very wibbly bridge
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Stunning Glen Lyon
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Note the not so promising skies at the beginning of our walk.
Last edited by railton22 on Tue Jul 02, 2013 5:55 pm, edited 3 times in total.
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Re: Our first quadruple Munro bag (Glen Lyon)

Postby robertphillips » Sun Jul 29, 2012 9:38 pm

Well done these were some of my first munros. 8)
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Re: Our first quadruple Munro bag (Glen Lyon)

Postby railton22 » Sun Jul 29, 2012 10:19 pm

Thank you, we really enjoyed the achievement of bagging four in a day. If these were some of your first Munros, way to go you....we had to work up to doing four after doing numerous singles, a double and then onto these four.
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Re: Our first quadruple Munro bag (Glen Lyon)

Postby fipriestley » Sun Jul 29, 2012 11:12 pm

Well done! Lots like you had a great time :thumbup: I hope Sam cheered up after that first summit and felt good about the achievement too :lol:
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Re: Our first quadruple Munro bag (Glen Lyon)

Postby basscadet » Sun Jul 29, 2012 11:58 pm

These are great hills, I loved it up there. Well done on your 4 in a day.. :thumbup:
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Re: Our first quadruple Munro bag (Glen Lyon)

Postby skuk007 » Mon Jul 30, 2012 5:57 pm

Congrats on getting 4 in a day, looks like good views were had.
Had to laugh at the pics of Sam, arms crossed, not enjoying it as much as yourself. :)
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Re: Our first quadruple Munro bag (Glen Lyon)

Postby railton22 » Tue Jul 31, 2012 9:30 am

Thanks for the great comments. Yeah, Sam does enjoy his moaning.. :twisted: .we tell him that he'd be able to sprint up the Munros at a pace to rival Usain Bolt if he put as much energy into his walking as he does into his grumbling.......he has the occasional day off but to be honest I don't think that he likes the idea of his sister getting too far ahead in bagged Munros...... :)
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Re: Our first quadruple Munro bag (Glen Lyon)

Postby old danensian » Tue Jul 31, 2012 12:32 pm

Well done - a good set of hills - if you ignore the scrapyards

You'll soon be saying it's not worth getting out of bed for any less than three or four.

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