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mini mingsmissus first Munro!

Route: Ben Lomond

Munros: Ben Lomond

Date walked: 13/06/2012

Time taken: 6 hours

Distance: 11km

Ascent: 974m

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monarchming and mini mingsmissus
The day had finally arrived for our youngest daughter Inji to take on her first Munro.Like most people we thought that Ben Lomond was a good place to start her career in the mountains.We arrived at the car park at Rowardennan to swarms of midges.A quick picture then we were off.
Inji was moving well while all the time she was constantly talking as if she had been in the mountains for years! :lol: We knew it wouldn't last but we did admire her enthusiasm.
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mini and her Mum

It was a bit overcast at the summit but as we got closer the cloud did thin out and eventually clear.By this time Inji was ready for her lunch and was starting to weary but like all parents we were telling her it wasn't far to go now! :wink:
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not long now!

We finally got to the summit but once again we were eaten alive by midges!A couple of quick pics were taken then a rescue helicopter from HMS Gannet flew past with big waves from the crew . ( they must have recognised us as we are from Prestwick as well!) :lol:
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don't I know you?
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mini mingsmissus with Mum and Dad


We finally headed down for some lunch away from the midges.Inji spoke to her Gran,ate like a horse then went to the loo for the umpteenth time! After that she was ready to go once again.
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the only time she was quiet! ( mini that is!)

After a couple of more wee breaks we finally got back to the car park where we quickly got ready to leave as the midges were there again! :thumbdown: We all had a great day and hopefully we have many more like it.The last picture says it all! :lol:
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it wasn't as bad as I thought!
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Beinn Alligin

Attachment(s) Munros: Sgurr Mor (Beinn Alligin), Tom na Gruagaich (Beinn Alligin)
Date walked: 16/09/2009
Distance: 10km
Comments: 7
Views: 3976


Aonach Eagach Ridge

Attachment(s) Munros: Meall Dearg (Aonach Eagach), Sgorr nam Fiannaidh (Aonach Eagach)
Date walked: 12/09/2009
Distance: 11km
Comments: 9
Views: 5801

monarchming


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Location: South Ayrshire
Occupation: Roughneck
Interests: Anything to do with mountains
Activity: Mountain Walker
Pub: the nearest one. . .
Mountain: An Teallach
Place: Assynt
Gear: Rab,Scarpa and Montane
Member: MC Of S,RAFCA ,SYHA,DMC
Ideal day out: A scarey scramble on a ridge
Ambition: compleat the Munros

Munros: 158



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Statistics

2012

Trips: 1
Distance: 11 km
Ascent: 974m
Munros: 1

2009

Trips: 2
Distance: 21 km
Munros: 4


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Last visited: Aug 31, 2017
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