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Mount Battock Circular
by Gable Gable End » Wed Dec 22, 2010 9:16 pm
Route description: Mount Battock from Glen Esk
Corbetts included on this walk: Mount Battock
Date walked: 22/12/2010
Time taken: 7 hours
Distance: 15.5 kmRegister or Login free to be able to rate and comment on reports (as well as access 1:25000 mapping).
Finally made the summit and 25 mins up there was enough before dropping down to hill of saughs, hill of turret and thankfully back down to the car. Many attempts at gliding on our backsides failed
by IainG » Wed Dec 22, 2010 10:45 pm
Well done on getting up there in these conditions. What was the road lke up the glen?
by Gable Gable End » Wed Dec 22, 2010 11:02 pm
Roads were good, really do-able; although a few sections of Ice Blocks from one side of the road to the other.
Twas a bit of a slog at times, but there was a decent bit of track available
by Alastair S » Thu Dec 23, 2010 12:05 am
ps - why has one of you got a clipboard strapped to your arm?
by Merry-walker » Thu Dec 23, 2010 10:12 am
Love this hill and you've got smashing photos there, loved the sunny ones
by rockhopper » Thu Dec 23, 2010 10:43 am
presumably your map case blowing about ?Alastair S wrote:ps - why has one of you got a clipboard strapped to your arm?
by Gable Gable End » Thu Dec 23, 2010 11:18 am
Indeed a map; when we were in the clag it got a fair bit of use!
Wish I was out again somewhere today, today is supposed to be even nicer!
by Alastair S » Thu Dec 23, 2010 12:47 pm
Gable Gable End wrote:Wish I was out again somewhere today, today is supposed to be even nicer!
Me too - it is even nicer round here too. Apparently there was a fair bit of new snow in Aberdeen overnight but its another brilliant blue sky day now... & I'm in a very quite office Got tomorrow off but forecast is now for snow in the morning - we'll see. If not could well head off for the Linn of Dee
by Wanderlust » Thu Dec 23, 2010 1:07 pm