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Pen-y-Beacon (Cist) by thesweetcheat Reprise of earlier Gladman picture, posted mainly to show that persons unknown have carted a pub beer garden table up to 2,000+ feet. It's difficult to know whether to despair or applaud.
thesweetcheat Image Credit: A. Brookes (5.5.2012)
Posted by thesweetcheat
14th May 2012ce
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Comments (2)

I'm afraid I can only applaud. They'd certainly be wanting a sit down with their pints after carting it up so high. Those bench things can be very heavy, particularly them ones made from them slow growing, dense South American hardwoods.
About ten years ago, before ticking off my last mainland Munro, I prepared a gourmet meal and then drove it North 200 miles. I parked up at Kinlochhourn and hiked into Barrisdale Bay bothy where I reconnoitred with a climbing pal. We then climbed Ladhar Bheinn (Scotland's most westerly mainland Munro). On the summit I re-heated the meal on my methylated spirit burner and we dined, seated on two collapse-able camping chairs which I'd strapped to my rucksack.

After this fine meal washed down with a still-chilled Sauvignon Blanc and looking out at one of the finest views on Earth, my pal commented that a table would have been nice.
The devil is in the detail.

Howburn Digger Posted by Howburn Digger
15th May 2012ce

However, if you had taken a table, I'm guessing you wouldn't just have left it behind apres meal? I don't think the one in the picture will survive, it's already looking pretty sorry and it's a wind and rain swept place.
thesweetcheat Posted by thesweetcheat
15th May 2012ce
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