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A double millennium on St. Kilda
by mountainsofscotland » Mon Jun 01, 2015 12:12 am
Route description: Conachair and Village Bay, St Kilda
Sub 2000' hills included on this walk: Conachair (Hirta)
Date walked: 30/05/2015
Time taken: 3.5 hours
Distance: 7.6 km
Ascent: 685mRegister or Login free to be able to rate and comment on reports (as well as access 1:25000 mapping).
by Sgurr » Mon Jun 01, 2015 9:54 am
With those photos of the sea stacks, no wonder that only two people so far have completed the Marilyns. Less people have stood on the summit of Stac Lee (if you exclude the St. Kildans on their intrepid egg gathering forays) than have http://www.munros-scotland.com/dave-hew ... agger.html
by Mal Grey » Mon Jun 01, 2015 10:06 am
Hope I get there one day!
by malky_c » Mon Jun 01, 2015 10:25 am
Now that you're about 2/3 the way to Marilyn completion you may as well carry on to the end Good effort
I remember some politician calling for St Kilda to be re-populated with descendants of the last people to live there - not too sure if he bothered to ask any of them whether they would like to live somewhere so remote and difficult!
Cheers for a great report
by basscadet » Mon Jun 01, 2015 10:43 am
by Bruno » Mon Jun 01, 2015 12:29 pm
by Mountainlove » Mon Jun 01, 2015 12:32 pm
by mountainsofscotland » Mon Jun 01, 2015 12:37 pm
Just think of these coming within an inch or two of your head and face
- Bonxie attack
Photo by Alan
by BlackPanther » Mon Jun 01, 2015 12:53 pm
I hope to visit St Kilda one day, maybe not to scramble up sea stacks, but the wildlife looks amazing.
Stac Lee in your last picture reminds me of Titanic leaving port
by Beaner001 » Mon Jun 01, 2015 3:42 pm
by mountainsofscotland » Mon Jun 01, 2015 5:17 pm
by Collaciotach » Mon Jun 01, 2015 7:18 pm
by jimandandrea » Mon Jun 01, 2015 8:45 pm
Also, great achievement. Well done.
by Gordie12 » Mon Jun 01, 2015 9:11 pm
by lochlaggan » Mon Jun 01, 2015 9:31 pm
Thanks for posting
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