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After lunch New Year walk.

After lunch New Year walk.

Postby gaffr » Sat Jan 02, 2021 10:56 am

Date walked: 01/01/2021

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Music from Hamburg ..a rebroadcast...and the traditional concert from the posh looking Hall in Vienna both with much of the Strauss family's output to entertain us....and more from Europe through the telephone from my wife's relatives in France.
After lunch I set out from the Wildlife Park entrance to walk out to An Suidhe the wee hill above Loch Insh and Kincraig.
Iced up tracks and a search for softer snow to walk on and finally some breakable crust on the final slope. Lots of bird life both visible and from sounds in the plantations. A few deer heading for a plantation as the light was fading.
Nice viewpoint from the summit area although the higher Sgoran group of hills were screened by low cloud.
View from An Suidhe....looked as if a walker had been there more directly up from Kincraig.
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