NJ0004 : The Ptarmigan Restaurant

taken 10 years ago, near to Cairn Gorm [hill or Mountain], Highland, Great Britain

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The Ptarmigan Restaurant
The Ptarmigan Restaurant
Easter Sunday, three days after the Spring Equinox. I'd brought my sunglasses, as I do every year. I needed them once in 1989. Global warming, pah!

22 years ago almost to the day on 20 March 1986. A wind gust of 278 km/h (173 mph) was recorded, the highest ever recorded in the United Kingdom. The only time I ever skied uphill.

If you're likely to be far from a toilet why not get yourself some biodegradeable poo bags and a pot to piss in:
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If you plan to spend a day out on the hills - you need to know how to go! A pioneering project has been launched at CairnGorm Mountain to manage the increasing amount of human waste left behind by winter walkers and climbers particularly those particpating in snow hole activities!
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OSGB36: geotagged! NJ 004 048 [100m precision]
WGS84: 57:7.4473N 3:38.7340W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NJ 004 048
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