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"Three diddle dee dee, a bagging life for me!"

"Three diddle dee dee, a bagging life for me!"


Postby DavidMB » Tue Nov 22, 2022 1:40 pm

Munros included on this walk: Càrn a' Ghèoidh, Càrn Aosda, The Cairnwell

Date walked: 22/11/2022

Time taken: 5 hours

Distance: 14 km

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Was lovely being up in the ski hills sans skis, the familiar beat of the Glenshee slopes laid bear for easy navigation, that is till the blizzard came in.
We done Aosda, then Cairnwell, then Gheidh, a break from the traditional route we were told, but a great walk around from our point of view. We meet a couple fellow hikers doing the route the trad way. It's great to share the learned pitfalls etc. along the way.
Due to the rain/snow/sleat combo, the well worked tracks were muddy, but totally manageable, all the other tracks were stone laid, so a pleasure to stroll along.
Whenever the sky's opened up, the glimpses of the slopes we got were breath taking, On our descent, we got a really clear view of the other side where there is six more Munros for us to take on, going to close of the Arrochar Alps first though, so keep an eye out Glenshee, we will be back.
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Eerie ridge to valley.jpg
spooky drop to the valley below.
The folding hills in the winter.jpg
non-layed tracks in the snow.jpg
Easy street
Snow line at at 920m.jpg
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Re: "Three diddle dee dee, a bagging life for me!"

Postby Tringa » Tue Nov 22, 2022 5:00 pm

Your first two shots are great - really gives a feel of what it can be like.

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Re: "Three diddle dee dee, a bagging life for me!"

Postby DavidMB » Thu Nov 24, 2022 11:01 am

Tringa wrote:Your first two shots are great - really gives a feel of what it can be like.

Dave

Hey, thank you! We had all the weather of late, hopefully get an actual mountain shot one day. :)
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Re: "Three diddle dee dee, a bagging life for me!"

Postby Daveb2021 » Thu Nov 24, 2022 11:39 am

My first winter snow munros I was there also the veiws were awesome and I don’t think photos can covey the awesomeness of the veiws a great day out and no wind for a change
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Re: "Three diddle dee dee, a bagging life for me!"

Postby DavidMB » Thu Dec 08, 2022 4:22 pm

Daveb2021 wrote:My first winter snow munros I was there also the veiws were awesome and I don’t think photos can covey the awesomeness of the veiws a great day out and no wind for a change


Ahaha, pesky wind! It is always nicer with vision!
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