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Ben Chonzie first completed Munro !!

Ben Chonzie first completed Munro !!


Postby fazerboy » Mon Oct 22, 2012 10:48 pm

Munros included on this walk: Ben Chonzie

Date walked: 20/10/2012

Time taken: 5.5 hours

Distance: 12.5 km

Ascent: 712m

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Glad to say that ive got my first completed munro under my belt ....and it felt good .... weather was terrific but cold at the summit but overall a great day and itching to do my next one :lol:

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Re: Ben Chonzie first completed Munro !!

Postby Alan S » Mon Oct 22, 2012 10:52 pm

Well done on your 1st munro :thumbup:
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Re: Ben Chonzie first completed Munro !!

Postby Bod » Mon Oct 22, 2012 10:57 pm

Great stuff frazerboy! So have you any ideas where you're off to next then :)
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Re: Ben Chonzie first completed Munro !!

Postby fazerboy » Mon Oct 22, 2012 11:02 pm

Thanks guys .... was thinking Schiehallion or Ben Lawers ..... you guys got any recommendations for some nice easy ones to get me going ?
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Re: Ben Chonzie first completed Munro !!

Postby ScottishLeaf » Mon Oct 22, 2012 11:25 pm

Well done!
Looks like Dumyat's gave you that bug as well!
Schiehallion is great hill, steeped in history and myth. The boulders will give you something different and if you carry yourself off to Kinlochrannoch after/before you get your photos of Schiehallion's famous pyramidal shape.

Lawers, however, is the 10th highest mountain in Scotland. Has a high start and on the way you'll bag Beinn Ghlas too. Two for the price of one with some grand views of Loch Tay and a handful of other Munros.

Ben Lomond isn't too tough either, it was my first one and has commanding views of Loch Lomond and The Arrochar Alps.

Your choice though fella, enjoy whichever one you pick! :)
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Re: Ben Chonzie first completed Munro !!

Postby davedanson28 » Mon Oct 22, 2012 11:31 pm

Congrats with that first hill! :clap:
I am sure it will be the first of many! :D
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Re: Ben Chonzie first completed Munro !!

Postby Stretch » Mon Oct 22, 2012 11:36 pm

Good job! May many more follow!
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Re: Ben Chonzie first completed Munro !!

Postby fazerboy » Mon Oct 22, 2012 11:54 pm

thanks again guys .... taking notes as we speak .... will leave Aonach Eagach for a while then eh :P lol ....got to say .... this Web site is a fantastic resource for walking not to mention the reports that go along with the descriptions of the hills ..... very impressed :clap:
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Re: Ben Chonzie first completed Munro !!

Postby karen1979 » Tue Oct 23, 2012 3:14 pm

Well done on completing ure first munro, I did ben lawers a few weeks ago, it was good.
fazerboy wrote:Thanks guys .... was thinking Schiehallion or Ben Lawers ..... you guys got any recommendations for some nice easy ones to get me going ?
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Re: Ben Chonzie first completed Munro !!

Postby fazerboy » Tue Oct 23, 2012 6:45 pm

thanks Karen..... been hearing good things about Ben Lawers :) cant wait :)
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Re: Ben Chonzie first completed Munro !!

Postby Johnny Corbett » Tue Oct 23, 2012 7:51 pm

Well done, one down and so many more to choose from :D
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Re: Ben Chonzie first completed Munro !!

Postby fazerboy » Tue Oct 23, 2012 8:27 pm

thanks mate :) ...... eenie meenie miney mo lol
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Re: Ben Chonzie first completed Munro !!

Postby simon-b » Tue Oct 23, 2012 8:57 pm

Well done on your first Munro, fazerboy.This was my tenth so a milestone for me too. I'd agree with ScottishLeaf, Ben Lawers and Beinn Ghlas would be a good round to keep the momentum going.
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Re: Ben Chonzie first completed Munro !!

Postby fazerboy » Tue Oct 23, 2012 9:18 pm

keeping the momentum going is exactly what i want to do.... and bagging 2 for the price of one sounds good .... have been looking at the reports from Ben Lawers and there is some stunning views i have to say....... getting all excited lol
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