|Rob and Zak at 845m|
At the top, 850m above Loch Sunart we met two walkers who had come up from Strontian by the East ridge using GPS. this was no ordinary GPS, apart from being bright orange it "tweeted" the owner's current location to has girlfriend in London! As an elderly curmudgeon I marvel at these pieces of high tech kit and how necessary they are to the mountain experience. In the Tiso mountain equipment shop in Glasgow last month I saw a tiny video camera, size of a matchbox, that attached to your climbing or canoeing helmet and presumably tweeted your partner with current location and activity.
We got back to the car, six and a half hours after parking it, by following the burn that led us to the top and instead of tweeting Dormouse I used my land line phone before an early bath. Oh.... and apologies to the man in the yellow jacket I didn't realise he was in the back ground, "gazing upon the hedge" as Shakespeare has it (A Winter's Tale).