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Ben Hope Failure

Ben Hope Failure

Postby frickletonh » Fri Aug 22, 2014 6:39 pm

Route description: Ben Hope

Munros included on this walk: Ben Hope

Date walked: 22/08/2014

Distance: 7.5 km

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Big plans today for Ben Hope - first Munro for Corrie the dog!! Staying in Durness this week so perfect start point (or so I thought). Got to the cut off for Altnaharra and sign up saying road closed but no more info - as usual the optimist in me thought it will be ok as far as we want to go - not the case!!

Road from the A838 South to Altnahara is closed approx. third of the way down Loch Hope - GR475569 - Bridge is down at this point - see photo

Start of Ben Hope in the middle right

Ben Hope abandoned and back to another fantastic beach walk

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Re: Ben Hope Failure

Postby dogplodder » Fri Aug 22, 2014 7:27 pm

Too bad about Ben Hope.... but compensation in such a beautiful beach and beautiful dog! :D
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Re: Ben Hope Failure

Postby Essan » Fri Aug 22, 2014 7:35 pm

ex-hurricane Bertha strikes again! But great shot of the dog on the beach :thumbup:
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