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A right mixed bag!

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Attachment(s) Corbetts: Merrick, Shalloch on Minnoch
Grahams: Craignaw, Mullwharchar
Donalds: Craignaw, Dungeon Hill, Kirriereoch Hill, Merrick, Mullwharchar, Shalloch on Minnoch, Tarfessock
Date walked: 21/04/2018
Distance: 32.3km
Ascent: 2197m
Comments: 2
Views: 9


Short bike 'n' hikes

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Attachment(s) Sub 2000s: Innerdouny Hill, Steele's Knowe
Date walked: 15/04/2018
Distance: 14.42km
Ascent: 611m
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Shee and a shortcut

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Attachment(s) Grahams: Shee of Ardtalnaig
Sub 2000s: Drummond Hill
Date walked: 14/04/2018
Distance: 18.81km
Ascent: 1199m
Views: 6


Pressed on (despite the obstacles)

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Attachment(s) Grahams: Pressendye
Sub 2000s: Coiliochbhar Hill
Date walked: 08/04/2018
Distance: 13.59km
Ascent: 802m
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Mither Tap and co.

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Attachment(s) Sub 2000s: Bennachie (Oxen Craig), Cairn William, Millstone Hill
Date walked: 07/04/2018
Distance: 19.14km
Ascent: 1206m
Views: 7


Beinn Resipol in sunshine

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Attachment(s) Corbetts: Beinn Resipol
Date walked: 01/04/2018
Distance: 12.7km
Ascent: 1027m
Views: 8

Back in the Scaddle

Route: Carn na Nathrach, from Glen Hurich

Corbetts: Beinn na h-Uamha, Carn na Nathrach, Sgurr Dhomhnuill
Grahams: Sgurr a'Chaorainn

Date walked: 31/03/2018

Time taken: 15.05 hours

Distance: 42.3km

Ascent: 3094m

I'd looked at these 3 Corbetts a while back, thinking they have shoulders all coming together at the end of Glen Scaddle so they'd make a nice loop from there :think: Our first plan for this long weekend was to head far north though, so this route wasn't really on our radar until we were chilling in the van the night before, with no phone signal. I'd remembered there was one trip report for this same route though, taking around 10hrs :eh: Just to make sure it was do-able for us I worked out rough stats on the map - guestimate 11km cycle to the bothy, around 16km walk in a loop, and counting contour lines I came up with around 1800m ascent. At our pace, that made for a ~13hr trip and since we'd be cycling >20km that would save some time 8) Stats I've put on this report are taken from my GPS :shock:

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As it happened, we went back to sleep after the alarm went off so didn't set off until 8.30am :roll: The cycle along Glen Scaddle was much better than expected! A bit bumpy but not the worst we've been on, and only a couple of times when I had to get off and push up hill :lol:
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cycle in
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almost at the bothy (which was closed)

I now realise why these hills aren't looped in a single walk... while the shoulders do come together, there are big drops between them, and a few extra tops thrown in :crazy: We both had 'moments' on this trip - Scoob's not keen on the steep, grassy climb with not much to hold on to, while one of the rocky gullys we climbed down brought out my Tourettes :wtf: :lol: :lol: All in all, another grand adventure :thumbup: :-D
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heading for Carn na Nathrach first, full route mostly in sight here
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starting to see the fair drop in between the first 2 Corbetts
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Carn na Nathrach summit looking to Gleann an Dubh Choirein - we'd driven to the end of those trees yesterday!
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steep descent then pick our way up the other side
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the 803 top
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Sgurr Dhomhnuill is steep on all sides!
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Sgurr Dhomhnuill summit
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heading for the Graham next but there's another top in the way first!
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Sgurr na h'Ighinn, which was more craggy than our paper map showed! Didn't appear to be an easier way around or down it
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much relief when we got out of this gully, lol!
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view back to Sgurr Dhomhnuill and it's 'bonus' top
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Sgurr a'Chaorainn summit... just one more to go!
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final summit in our sights now
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sun setting behind us... getting a bit weary now!
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Ta Da! Beinn na h-Uamha summit :)
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now past sunset, we bailed down to pick up the path back to the bothy before it got too dark (although good moonlight tonight)
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finally back at the van! :)

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Stob Coire a'Chearcaill from Inverscaddle

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Attachment(s) Corbetts: Stob Coire a'Chearcaill
Date walked: 30/03/2018
Distance: 9.48km
Ascent: 861m
Views: 7


The Coyles of Muick

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Attachment(s) Sub 2000s: The Coyles of Muick
Date walked: 25/03/2018
Distance: 7.35km
Ascent: 498m
Views: 8


Brown Cow, Blue Sky, White Snow

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Attachment(s) Corbetts: Brown Cow Hill, Carn Ealasaid
Sub 2000s: Creag Ghiubhais
Date walked: 24/03/2018
Distance: 21.68km
Ascent: 1050m
Views: 11

Mrs Scoob


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Location: Birnam/Dunkeld
Activity: Munro compleatist
Member: I'm still just Fi! :)
Munro rounds: 2

Munros: 282
Corbetts: 168
Grahams: 49
Donalds: 14
Wainwrights: 7
Hewitts: 26
Sub 2000: 77



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Statistics

2018

Trips: 25
Distance: 352.45 km
Ascent: 24204m
Corbetts: 14
Grahams: 9
Donalds: 7
Sub2000s: 38

2017

Trips: 77
Distance: 981.11 km
Ascent: 60870m
Munros: 101
Corbetts: 13
Grahams: 19
Sub2000s: 29
Wainwrights 1

2016

Trips: 79
Distance: 287.05 km
Ascent: 14242m
Munros: 91
Corbetts: 30
Grahams: 11
Sub2000s: 9
Hewitts: 4

2015

Trips: 58
Distance: 334 km
Ascent: 19187m
Munros: 59
Corbetts: 32
Grahams: 2
Donalds: 1
Sub2000s: 1
Hewitts: 20

2014

Trips: 18
Distance: 263.1 km
Ascent: 15042m
Munros: 25
Corbetts: 11
Grahams: 1
Donalds: 1


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