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Back to Black - Curved Ridge

Back to Black - Curved Ridge


Postby wilkiemurray » Thu Mar 12, 2015 8:35 pm

Route description: Buachaille Etive Mor

Munros included on this walk: Stob Dearg (Buachaille Etive Mor), Stob na Broige (Buachaille Etive Mor)

Date walked: 08/03/2015

Time taken: 3.5 hours

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The Buachaille and Curved Ridge



Our last outing had been scuppered by high winds and too much snow and this time the constant was the wind but the disappointment was the disappearing snow. Still expecting some snow we soon realised as soon as we saw the famous view coming out of Rannoch Moor that it was going to be a scramble. The forecast had predicted the temperature to drop overnight but this had not happened as early as planned with it still registering 5 degrees at the foot of the mountain.

We headed round to curved ridge and had an enjoyable scramble then a face blast from the summit down in snowy windy conditions. Good fun and good to be out. Wonder if this weekend will bring a freeze and return to winter :wink:
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Re: Back to Black - Curved Ridge

Postby scoob999 » Thu Mar 12, 2015 11:06 pm

Nice one and great tune too :D
Must try and get back up this one this year sometime
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Re: Back to Black - Curved Ridge

Postby Alteknacker » Fri Mar 13, 2015 12:14 am

Great vid - really enjoyed it. It gives an excellent impression of the CR in those type of conditions, and brought back some fond memories from the end of last May. Thanks for this.

I'd like to do it again in really clear weather....
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Re: Back to Black - Curved Ridge

Postby wilkiemurray » Sat Mar 14, 2015 8:17 am

scoob999 wrote:Nice one and great tune too :D
Must try and get back up this one this year sometime


Thanks Scoob....... Never tire of Curved Ridge a belter of a route IMHO :D

ATB

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Re: Back to Black - Curved Ridge

Postby wilkiemurray » Sat Mar 14, 2015 8:18 am

Alteknacker wrote:Great vid - really enjoyed it. It gives an excellent impression of the CR in those type of conditions, and brought back some fond memories from the end of last May. Thanks for this.

I'd like to do it again in really clear weather....


Thanks Alteknacker

Its great way up the Buachaille :)

ATB

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Re: Back to Black - Curved Ridge

Postby litljortindan » Sun Mar 15, 2015 9:13 am

Great video as usual. Been up curved ridge on a nice summer's day but think it would cross the excitement/fear thresshold for me in winter! Maybe one day in some sort of virtual reality suit.
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