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Raven

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On Top of the World. well a Scottish Bit..
« on: Jan 06, 2019, 03:21:33 PM »
On the summit of Buachaille Etive Mor 3353 ft , one of Scotlandís most iconic mountains, looking over to Kingshouse Hotel, the Glencoe Road, and the expanse of Rannoch Moor..

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« Reply #1 on: Jan 06, 2019, 04:03:12 PM »
Lovely place Raven..
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Re: On Top of the World. well a Scottish Bit..
« Reply #2 on: Jan 06, 2019, 04:06:41 PM »
Lovely place Raven..

I think lovely sums up the photo very well.
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Re: On Top of the World. well a Scottish Bit..
« Reply #3 on: Jan 06, 2019, 06:06:47 PM »
Amazing ! what's the large looking loch on the left ?

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Re: On Top of the World. well a Scottish Bit..
« Reply #4 on: Jan 06, 2019, 07:38:42 PM »
Raven,are you doing the munros?

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Re: On Top of the World. well a Scottish Bit..
« Reply #5 on: Jan 06, 2019, 07:49:46 PM »
Used to, now we only do the easy ones but not nearly as often as we once did.

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Re: On Top of the World. well a Scottish Bit..
« Reply #6 on: Jan 06, 2019, 07:51:50 PM »
Amazing ! what's the large looking loch on the left ?


Loch Leven.
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Re: On Top of the World. well a Scottish Bit..
« Reply #7 on: Jan 06, 2019, 08:08:39 PM »
Raven,do them all while you can.I have done all the Lakeland mountains/peaks with the exception of Pillar.Too late for that now,even with a new knee!

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« Reply #8 on: Jan 07, 2019, 01:32:47 PM »
Before anyone points out that Loch Leven is near Kinross just south of Perth, I know that, BUT, there are two.  ;D  It was a bit of a surprise to me as well when I found out, especially as the other one is so famous.  ::)

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Re: On Top of the World. well a Scottish Bit..
« Reply #9 on: Jan 07, 2019, 02:04:49 PM »
Perhaps one of them should be Loch Welve..
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« Reply #10 on: Jan 07, 2019, 02:33:00 PM »
The one at Glencoe is a Sea Loch and a lot of the locals call it by it's Gaelic name. "Loch Liobhann"  But right up at the North end is a place called "Kinlochleven" and I think it's named for that..

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« Reply #11 on: Jan 07, 2019, 05:33:50 PM »
I had an enjoyable holiday in Scotland last year staying at a Hotel on the banks of Loch Long. Nice photo Raven.
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Re: On Top of the World. well a Scottish Bit..
« Reply #12 on: Jan 09, 2019, 11:38:31 AM »
Excellent photo..
I remember happy days with my (now) wife travelling round the Glencoe area in my old Moggie minor.  In those days, you had to take a small car ferry across Loch leven to Ballachulish.   I haven't been that way much since work 'exiled' me in Hampshire, but I do occasionally stray over to Kinlochewe and Torridon.

A couple of pics from that area - Loch Duich from the old kirk at Morvich (excuse the insect on lens) and one of my favourite mountains, Slioch (the spear) rising from beside Loch Maree.

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Re: On Top of the World. well a Scottish Bit..
« Reply #13 on: Jan 09, 2019, 11:52:48 AM »
Before anyone points out that Loch Leven is near Kinross just south of Perth, I know that, BUT, there are two.  ;D  It was a bit of a surprise to me as well when I found out, especially as the other one is so famous.  ::)


I didn't know that. My father's family lived in Kinross for generations.  Lovely photo.
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