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Torry TUmp

Date walked: 09/05/2021

Time taken: 1 hour

Distance: 2km

Ascent: 1m

I'd spotted this TUmp a wee while ago, much to my surprise.
M & I drove into town and through Torry to the Academy on the top of the hill, which was being demolished.


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As we drove away from the school,, M spotted a fox in the derelict site. When we stopped for a photo, M noticed that it was wretching and after a few attempts - honked up. M managed to get a few shots though the security wire before we had to move on from blocking the traffic.


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The Torry fox




Drove round to the Battery ( and ancient gun emplacement from long ago and during 2 WW's ) above the entrance to the harbour where a guy was flying a drone and watched a wee coaster come into the harbour..

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The Battery info plaque


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Arrival into Aberdeen Harbour from the Battery



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The Girdleness Lighthouse from the Battery



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Aberdeen departure shepherded by the pilot cutter



Moved on round Girdleness to see how the new South Harbour was progressing. Still a bit of work to do !


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The new South Harbour under construction



So much for our foray into the great Aberdeen metropolis - seems ages ago since we were here - in fact it IS ages !

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Gordon Ballantyne


Location: Westhill, Aberdeenshire
Occupation: Retired
Activity: Munro compleatist
Mountain: Ladhar Bheinn
Place: Knoydart
Member: Ex- RAF MRT Kinloss
Ambition: Complete Corbetts/Grahams

Munros: 282
Corbetts: 89
Grahams: 20
Donalds: 7
Sub 2000: 59



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Statistics

2021

Trips: 8
Distance: 63.5 km
Ascent: 1663m

2020

Trips: 40
Distance: 503.75 km
Ascent: 18940m

2019

Trips: 72
Distance: 712.1 km
Ascent: 30825m
Corbetts: 2
Sub2000s: 4

2018

Trips: 34
Distance: 238.1 km
Ascent: 11995m
Corbetts: 3
Sub2000s: 13

2017

Trips: 20
Distance: 174.7 km
Ascent: 7787m
Munros: 1
Grahams: 2
Sub2000s: 26

2016

Trips: 13
Distance: 160.9 km
Ascent: 9193m
Corbetts: 9
Grahams: 1
Sub2000s: 2

2015

Trips: 16
Distance: 224.8 km
Ascent: 9680m
Corbetts: 14
Grahams: 1
Sub2000s: 2

2014

Trips: 16
Distance: 208 km
Ascent: 11042m
Munros: 1
Corbetts: 19
Donalds: 7

2013

Trips: 3
Distance: 44 km
Ascent: 2155m
Munros: 2
Corbetts: 1

2012

Trips: 7
Distance: 115.4 km
Ascent: 5114m
Corbetts: 3
Grahams: 5
Sub2000s: 1

2011

Trips: 8
Distance: 96 km
Ascent: 4434m
Munros: 1
Corbetts: 3
Grahams: 4

1962

Trips: 1
Distance: 11 km
Corbetts: 1


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Last visited: May 10, 2021
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