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A'Bhuidheanach Bheag

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Attachment(s) Date walked: 09/10/2020
Distance: 13.6km
Ascent: 739m
Views: 63


Dumyat with Omi

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Attachment(s) Sub 2000s: Dumyat
Date walked: 04/10/2020
Distance: 6.1km
Ascent: 264m
Views: 59


Just Dubh It

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Attachment(s) Grahams: Beinn Dubh
Date walked: 20/09/2020
Distance: 7.6km
Ascent: 627m
Views: 68


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: 119


Wintry Ben Challum

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Attachment(s) Munros: Ben Challum
Date walked: 18/01/2020
Distance: 12.3km
Ascent: 947m
Views: 104


Wintry Geal Charn

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Attachment(s) Munros: Geal Chàrn (Monadhliath)
Date walked: 15/12/2019
Distance: 13km
Ascent: 635m
Views: 116


Benvane

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Attachment(s) Corbetts: Benvane
Date walked: 23/11/2019
Distance: 9.2km
Ascent: 629m
Views: 125


Adopting a Path (Plus Bonus Corbett)

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Attachment(s) Munros: Beinn Ìme
Corbetts: Beinn Luibhean
Date walked: 15/09/2019
Distance: 11.5km
Ascent: 1151m
Views: 139


1 Was Enough

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Attachment(s) Munros: Càrn na Caim
Date walked: 20/07/2019
Distance: 13.3km
Ascent: 617m
Views: 150

Mother Nature's Show

Route: Binnein Mòr and Na Gruagaichean, Mamores

Munros: Binnein Mòr, 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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Grahams: 13
Donalds: 14
Wainwrights: 5
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Statistics

2020

Trips: 5
Distance: 54.5 km
Ascent: 3536m
Munros: 2
Grahams: 1
Sub2000s: 1

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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