Corserine and the Rhinns of Kells, Forrest Lodge
To the east of Merrick are vast areas of forestry plantations. The great Rhinns of Kells ridge, however, rises proudly above the treeline and offers an excellent hillwalk. The high point is Corserine, a Corbett and an extensive viewpoint.
Forest tracks lower down. The paths on the exposed hilltops are faint.
None to start.
Hillwalking in WinterPlease note that hillwalking when there is snow lying requires an ice-axe, crampons and the knowledge, experience and skill to use them correctly. All route descriptions and difficulties given here are for summer conditions and may not be suitable in winter. See our Winter Essentials page for basic information on the skills, techniques and knowledge needed for winter hillwalking.
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