on the Cairngorms, and Failure

You learn more in failure than you ever do in success - Jay Z

I popped over to the Cairngorms for a bit of a ramble, and fair to say it was far from a success. I'll let the map below explain - red is the route I took, blue is the route I had planned to take:

A map with a very short red line and a very long blue line

I didn't get very far. There's a few key things I've taken away from this experience, which may be common sense, but somehow slipped under my radar:

So, there we have it, as list of fairly obvious points that I really should have been more aware of. Still, though, you live and you learn. If all goes to plan, I'll be back up there again in a few months, better prepared and equipped, ready to take on the Carins once more. Just you watch me.

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