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The boring Cairngorm Mountain

Munros: Cairn Gorm

Date walked: 12/02/2012

Time taken: 4 hours

Distance: 6km

Ascent: 600m

Booked a whole week in the Cairngorms and couldnt wait. Drove up Sunday and arrived at a very busy Coire Cas about 12pm with unfinished business from last May
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A quick bite to eat and off up the wee skiers hill and it looked very promising view wise
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Wasnt very happy to find the Ptarmigan completely clagged out :-(
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Another quick cuppa at the Ptarmigan then off up the hill and talking to people coming down we were in for a treat.

Arrived on top with an inversion behind us
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Arrived at the Cairn to stunning views across the plateau
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very busy at the weather station and unseasonally warm
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And a first for me - A fog bow
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My favourite pic of the day
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Me and the plateau looking like a moon scape
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Another boring view :-)
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Heading back with a partial double fog bow
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Back at the Ptarmigan it was foggy but the sledge park looked fun
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the trip down was quick ( only kidding )
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Unfortunately the rest of the weather was affected by the weather but this walk alone was worth the drive up :D

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Liathach

Attachment(s) Munros: Mullach an Rathain (Liathach), Spidean a'Choire Leith (Liathach)
Date walked: 02/06/2011
Distance: 10km
Ascent: 1100m
Comments: 11
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Ben Wyvis

Attachment(s) Munros: Ben Wyvis
Date walked: 31/05/2011
Distance: 15km
Ascent: 900m
Views: 2954

Vick1


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Location: Newcastle upon Tyne
Activity: Mountain Walker
Mountain: stac polly
Place: glencoe
Gear: montane flux jacket
Ideal day out: ramble or scramble

Munros: 42
Corbetts: 10
Grahams: 5
Wainwrights: 73
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2012

Trips: 1
Distance: 6 km
Ascent: 600m
Munros: 1

2011

Trips: 2
Distance: 25 km
Ascent: 2000m
Munros: 3


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