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Welsh Mountaineer - 25/07/17

Discussion in 'What's Going On' started by RalphW, Jul 20, 2017.

  1. RalphW

    RalphW Part of the furniture Staff Member Administrator Friend

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    Rumour has it that Scots Guardsman will again be on this next week.
     
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    According to the email with my ticket it is.
     
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    Seems an unusual choice when the 8F should be available.
     
  4. J Shuttleworth

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    8F failed gauging on Conwy Valley.....
     
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    Surprised there's an area where an 8F protrudes more than a Scot.
     
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    Thanks James. That would explain the decision!
     
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    So who moved the track? DSC_2374.JPG
     
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    Re gauging, same as last year isn't it? Another Mick Kelly special awaits!
     
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    A tour de force last year... enjoy!
     
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    Let's hope it isn't wet
     
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    The weather has a history of moving the track down the Conway Valley.
     
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    The quality of last year's trip means that anything else would have been an anticlimax. So should 46115 do it again, then it will just prove that it is a hill climber par excellence, having conquered Druimuachdair, Slochd, Beattock, Shap and Ais Gill in its time.

    I feel privileged to have done Ffestiniog with 'Guardsman', and as such, I wish everyone the best of luck for a successful climb this time around.
     
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    DSC_18077.jpg 25/07/2017 - The setting sun had dropped below the tree line as 46115 "Scots Guardsman" returned with "The Welsh Mountaineer" approaching German Lane at Charnock Richard heading for Preston. View attachment 28887
     
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    Scots Guardsman making a noise which I will remember for a long time between Betws-y-coed and Pont-y-pant (near Pont Gethin). A very rewarding sight and sound after a treck down a very overgrown footpath (with the scratches to show for it).
     
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    I rest my case. A year on from my own run up to Blaenau, 46115 continues to do rather well when there's a hill, although I'm sure it would have been a different story in the rain. Seems to have been equally good driving. Sad to see it go, but I'll be surprised if its away for too long.
     

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