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A double millennium on St. Kilda

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: 685m

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Re: A double millennium on St. Kilda

Postby Sunset tripper » Mon Jun 01, 2015 11:15 pm

Well done on the 1000th. I was on St Kilda kast year did pretty much a reverse of your route. Had hoped for Boreray but the expense and logistics was too much to arrange at short notice but got another plan to get there :D Are you planning the 5 other Marlyns on St Kilda. The stacs look awesome but a bit too much for me : :shock: Great pics and report. Will try and put mine up soon (a year late :roll: )
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Re: A double millennium on St. Kilda

Postby litljortindan » Mon Jun 01, 2015 11:36 pm

Great report and pictures. Must have been a relief to get that weather window!
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Re: A double millennium on St. Kilda

Postby rockhopper » Tue Jun 02, 2015 12:41 pm

Congratulations to both of you :clap: Cracking report - a place I'd like to visit but will probably never manage - cheers :)
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Re: A double millennium on St. Kilda

Postby mountainsofscotland » Tue Jun 02, 2015 4:33 pm

Thanks Collachiotach, jimandandrea, Gordie12, lochlaggan, Sunset tripper, litljortindan and rockhopper.

Sunset tripper, I have tried twice to get enough interested parties together to charter the boat to St. Kilda for a week but failed on both occasions. I would certainly give Dun and Soay a go. Boreray and Stac an Armin look "reasonable". Stac Lee just looks mental :)
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Re: A double millennium on St. Kilda

Postby SAVAGEALICE » Mon Jun 08, 2015 8:19 pm

wow! ....just wow! :clap: :D so glad you got a good day for it and got the views
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Re: A double millennium on St. Kilda

Postby Petr Dakota » Tue Jun 09, 2015 6:25 am

Great report ! :clap: :clap: :clap: Fantastic trip, beautiful area and fabulous photos :clap: 8) :clap:
It's a nice refreshment to see also something different - the sea, birds and all the story about... :clap:
Congratulations to your achievement :clap: :clap:
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Re: A double millennium on St. Kilda

Postby spiderwebb » Tue Jun 09, 2015 7:56 am

Taking a work break pondering my last dozen or so Munros out of 284 as it was when I started then read this.
I'm totally in awe at your reaching 1000, what a magnificent achievement and on such a place in such weather. Anyone undertaking these quests will fully appreciate the logistics in time and effort alone.
I'd love to know if you plan to finish the mere 500 odd :lol: that you have left ? Meanwhile I'm away to investigate further to determine if I can catch you up :lol:
My warmest congratulations on this feat and many thanks for posting :D
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Re: A double millennium on St. Kilda

Postby weaselmaster » Tue Jun 09, 2015 8:57 am

Well done on your 1000 - as your report notes, luck was in with the weather.
Your pics of the stacks are superb.
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Re: A double millennium on St. Kilda

Postby mountainsofscotland » Tue Jun 09, 2015 10:27 pm

Thanks SavageAlice, Petr Dakota, spiderwebb and weaselmaster
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Re: A double millennium on St. Kilda

Postby efde » Thu Jul 23, 2015 3:24 pm

mountainsofscotland wrote:In case anyone doubts me ;)
Just think of these coming within an inch or two of your head and face :)

stkilda65.jpg

Photo by Alan




We don't doubt :wink:
We were there too (with Kilda Cruises) and saw the 'attack'. We even had a short conversation about it.

Very nice post. Congrats!
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