To cairn or not to cairn

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Re: To cairn or not to cairn

Postby ofuros » Sun 27 Jan, 2019 4:39 pm

In this case...just another form of graffiti beside the track. :roll:
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Re: To cairn or not to cairn

Postby Rexyviney36 » Tue 29 Jan, 2019 10:25 am

I have a love/hate relationship with them.
As a kid I loved walking to Hamilton's Crag at Ben Lomond and putting a small rock on the top of the well-made cairn there. When the snow was really good we would carry our downhill skis up there and ski down.
In April 2018, I hated that the track marking the way from Lake Myrtle to Lake Meston was mostly 3 or 4 rock cairns which were useless in the foot of snow...having only walkd up there once before (no snow), it was tough to say the least.
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