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BEN MORE AND STOB BINNEIN

BEN MORE AND STOB BINNEIN


Postby SCOTRAIL DRIVER » Mon Apr 19, 2010 12:51 pm

Route description: Ben More and Stob Binnein

Munros included on this walk: Ben More, Stob Binnein

Date walked: 16/04/2010

Time taken: 6 hours

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The start sign on the road side of the A85
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The fox's
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Happy Rab our mate Andy on the bealach between the two mountains
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Me at the top of Ben More still lots of snow about but i loved it....
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ME at the at the trigg on Ben More with snowy Stob Binnein in the background
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Happy Rab on the top of Ben More
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Happy Rab at the top of Stob Binnein
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Me
Still lots of snow climbing to the tops of the hills but plenty of tracks in the snow and made both tops with out crampons.
The walk from car to car took 6hours and 30 mins
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Happy Rab at the trigg on the top of Ben More
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Re: BEN MORE AND STOB BINNEIN

Postby kevsbald » Mon Apr 19, 2010 1:57 pm

Well done guys. Could swear I saw a smile on Rab's face there.
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Re: BEN MORE AND STOB BINNEIN

Postby mountain coward » Mon Apr 19, 2010 8:29 pm

Poor foxes :( I hate to see killed wildlife!

We weren't a million miles away and if we'd had binoculars could probably have seen you up there today - we were on Ben Dorain and Dotaidh... weather improved didn't it? was terrible first thing... I've got a great wind-tan :?
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Re: BEN MORE AND STOB BINNEIN

Postby Graeme D » Tue Apr 20, 2010 5:28 pm

kevsbald wrote:Well done guys. Could swear I saw a smile on Rab's face there.


You reckon? Probably just the wind..... :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: BEN MORE AND STOB BINNEIN

Postby davetherave » Wed Apr 21, 2010 8:52 pm

Good to see you guys are still getting oot and aboot. You lads seem to have been a long time missing ? :o

Emm sorry Rab looks like your nickname seems to have stuck. :lol: adios amigos :lol:
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Re: BEN MORE AND STOB BINNEIN

Postby IainG » Sat Apr 24, 2010 8:11 am

What was the story with the foxes? Are they sunbathing? :eh:
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