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Schiehallion conquered.

Schiehallion conquered.

Postby Grstrachan » Mon Mar 07, 2016 9:31 pm

Route description: Schiehallion

Munros included on this walk: Schiehallion

Date walked: 04/03/2016

Time taken: 4.25 hours

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A thoroughly enjoyable climb through some testing conditions. First Munro in the snow and I have to say it made this a really superb day out.

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At the cloud base and almost making our way into the murk

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The path to the snow

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Almost at the cloud base but still a superb view

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Quite a few following us but only 1 set of footprints ahead to follow

Unfortunately no summit photos as the cloud closed in and the wind was blowing us about a fair bit.

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This section was much more enjoyable on the way down!

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One last look before heading home
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Re: Schiehallion conquered.

Postby litljortindan » Tue Mar 08, 2016 11:23 pm

Well done on keeping going if you're not used to the snow. My first Munro I think, way back in 1988.
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