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Locked Down on Beinn Fhionnlaidh

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Attachment(s) Munros: Beinn Fhionnlaidh
Date walked: 21/03/2020
Distance: 14.9km
Ascent: 959m
Views: 58


Wintry Ben Challum

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Attachment(s) Munros: Ben Challum
Date walked: 18/01/2020
Distance: 12.3km
Ascent: 947m
Views: 55


Wintry Geal Charn

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Attachment(s) Munros: Geal Charn (Monadhliath)
Date walked: 15/12/2019
Distance: 13km
Ascent: 635m
Views: 62


Benvane

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Attachment(s) Corbetts: Benvane
Date walked: 23/11/2019
Distance: 9.2km
Ascent: 629m
Views: 71


Adopting a Path (Plus Bonus Corbett)

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Attachment(s) Munros: Beinn Ime
Corbetts: Beinn Luibhean
Date walked: 15/09/2019
Distance: 11.5km
Ascent: 1151m
Views: 86


1 Was Enough

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Attachment(s) Munros: Carn na Caim
Date walked: 20/07/2019
Distance: 13.3km
Ascent: 617m
Views: 95

Mother Nature's Show

Route: Binnein Mor and Na Gruagaichean, Mamores

Munros: Binnein Mor, Na Gruagaichean

Date walked: 29/06/2019

Time taken: 4.5 hours

Distance: 14km

Ascent: 1341m


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This has to go down as one of my favourite and yet terrifying days in the hills, my first one actually IN a thunder and lightning storm. A BBQ/rum combo the previous night meant a hangover for Euan and I and a later, slower start - we made the car park at 1 at the weather looked decent. False sense of security - half an hour later we heard the distant rumbles coming up from Glencoe and we knew what was coming. A couple of hours of getting soaked in the flashes of hail abated higher up for a bit to give us an amazing view from Binnein Mor - depth and colours like I had never seen. But the best was still to come...
Just under Na Gruagaichean, following a solid 10 minutes of hail, a double fork of lightning was instantly followed by the loudest thunder I have ever heard. Wow! Sure many other walkers will have similar stories of this day to share. Needless to say, we did not hang about at the summit, and descended quickly (with some stunning views of Loch Leven) all the way back to the car, getting back home, safe, sound and slightly sodden for a late dinner. Class!

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Delicious Glen Feshie

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Attachment(s) Munros: Mullach Clach a'Bhlair
Date walked: 11/06/2019
Distance: 23.1km
Ascent: 930m
Views: 110


Urgh

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Attachment(s) Munros: Am Faochagach
Date walked: 10/06/2019
Distance: 14.3km
Ascent: 762m
Views: 104


Beinn Dearg 4

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Attachment(s) Munros: Beinn Dearg (Ullapool), Cona' Mheall, Eididh nan Clach Geala, Meall nan Ceapraichean
Date walked: 09/06/2019
Distance: 28km
Ascent: 1674m
Views: 110

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Location: Glasgow
Activity: Munro compleatist

Munros: 136
Corbetts: 26
Grahams: 13
Donalds: 14
Wainwrights: 5
Hewitts: 8
Sub 2000: 14
Islands: 15



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Statistics

2020

Trips: 2
Distance: 27.2 km
Ascent: 1906m
Munros: 2

2019

Trips: 14
Distance: 208.4 km
Ascent: 13639m
Munros: 17
Corbetts: 4

2018

Trips: 16
Distance: 213.4 km
Ascent: 16512m
Munros: 22
Corbetts: 1
Grahams: 2
Donalds: 1
Sub2000s: 2

2017

Trips: 28
Distance: 458.56 km
Ascent: 32301m
Munros: 31
Corbetts: 6
Grahams: 5
Donalds: 7
Sub2000s: 1
Hewitts: 5
Wainwrights 3

2016

Trips: 35
Distance: 538.01 km
Ascent: 36117m
Munros: 44
Corbetts: 9
Grahams: 4
Donalds: 3
Sub2000s: 4

2015

Trips: 27
Distance: 339.3 km
Ascent: 27447m
Munros: 20
Corbetts: 9
Grahams: 8
Donalds: 6
Sub2000s: 3

2014

Trips: 4
Distance: 51 km
Ascent: 4621m
Munros: 6


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