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Glenshee 9

Glenshee 9


Postby bar72 » Mon Oct 07, 2013 5:48 pm

Munros included on this walk: Cairn of Claise, Carn a'Gheoidh, Carn an Tuirc, Carn Aosda, Creag Leacach, Glas Maol, The Cairnwell, Tolmount, Tom Buidhe

Date walked: 18/07/2013

Time taken: 11 hours

Distance: 30 km

Ascent: 1690m

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Forgot to add this in my blog. Completed on 18th July 2013 in shorts / t-shirt. Was roasting.

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started off heading easterly up the path by the radio mast


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now i could've headed straight up to the top then beared right (south) for the 1st summit, but i went to check out the bothy 1st


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the bothy


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nice woodburner for the colder nights ;


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looking up to the summit of Creag leacach. Nice easy going at this point


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the summit of Creag Leacach, 1 down, 8 to go.


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and off we go over the scree for no.2, Glas Maol


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nice wee shelter built from rocks and scree, handy in winter ;


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at the summit of no.2 Glas Maol


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heading for no.3, Cairn of Claise, quite boring and featureless at this part


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on the summit of Cairn of Claise, next, Tom Buidhe


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heading for Tom Buidhe, again, featureless and glad i had a good day for it.


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on the summit of no.4, Tom Buidhe


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heading for no.5, Tolmount


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summit of no.5, Tolmount


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starting to feel a river running down my back now, on we go for no.6, Carn an Tuirc


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it's quite a slog over all the scree to reach the summit of no6, Carn an Tuirc, the final Munro of this circuit that's East of the A93 / Ski Centre


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Scree ridden summit of Carn an Tuirc. A very long walk back down to the A93 now to reach no.7, Carn Aosda


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A very long walk back down from no.6, Carn an Tuirc, to the A93, to reach no.7, Carn Aosda. The 1st of the 3 Munro's west of the A93 / Ski Centre


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after crossing the A93, head East straight up the heather for a quick ascent to the summit of no.7, Carn Aosda


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the summit of no.7, Carn Aosda with no.9, The Cairnwell in the background. Legs are like lead now ;


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and continuing on for no.8, Carn a'Gheoidh


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at the summit of no.8, Carn a'Gheoidh. Legs are absolutely lobster red with sunburn at this point. You have to backtrack now for no.9, The Cairnwell


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at the summit of no.9, The Cairnwell. All i did then was head east, straight back down the heather to the car park. going down was more painful on the legs that going up. 9 munro's bagged though and a massive feel good factor ;;


what a great feeling of achievement after this circuit. really had to push myself after no.6 but kept up the fight and managed them all.
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Re: Glenshee 9

Postby tomyboy73 » Wed Oct 09, 2013 6:37 pm

some feat to that all on your ow, well done, one i`ll need to look into for next year
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Re: Glenshee 9

Postby Backpacker » Wed Oct 09, 2013 6:51 pm

Well done, it's some slog towards the end.
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