Sunday, 6 May 2007

Ben Star 1.2123

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After breakfasting at the Kingshouse, I followed Simon down a busy Glen Etive. I felt proud that my homeland had so much to offer so many.
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We followed an allt south and reached the 767m point.
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We decided to pitch our tents and then head to Glas Bheinn Mhor. Simon had spotted a good pitch on the map, so we looked for shelter from the bad weather coming from the west too.
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Leaving at 3pm, we got to the 997m summit, and were back at the tents shortly after 5pm. A very nice walk.
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My 32nd Munro, and Simon's 161st. I recently realised that this was also my first since September last year.
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Good lessons in lightening gear from Simon, and I left some spare food and spare 'sticky' gloves in the car. Also in terrain like this, you don't need to carry lots of water.
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1 comments:

Simon said...

As you can see, we were reduced to really roughing it.

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