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Loch Ossian Camping

Loch Ossian Camping


Postby martin1909 » Fri Apr 30, 2021 10:14 pm

Hey all.

I'm hoping to climb Carn Dearg & Sgor Gaibhre this summer but would prefer to camp by Loch Ossian or thereabouts than stay at the accommodation at Corrour Station. Has anyone camped up there before and if so what like is the ground? Are there any flat enough and dry enough (weather permitting obviously) patches of land that would be suitable.

Taa
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Re: Loch Ossian Camping

Postby Border Reiver » Fri Apr 30, 2021 10:51 pm

These two, plus Beinn na Lap are easily done in between morning and evening trains in summer, if you can't camp.
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Re: Loch Ossian Camping

Postby Sunset tripper » Sat May 01, 2021 2:17 am

This is where I camped between the YH and Peters Rock.
The grass had to be flattened before hand but very comfortable. It was surprisingly not near any running water but apart from that a fine spot. There was a bit of a commotion on the other side of the loch when the station pub bar shut in the early hours. I think folk were driving back from the station "bar" to the lodge at the east end of Loch Ossian - though my memory is a bit vague. :D

Loch Ossian Camping
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Somewhere round about here
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There will be plenty other options but this was a good enough spot not too far from the station meaning we could get rid off the load sooner rather than later.

All the best. :D
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Re: Loch Ossian Camping

Postby Sunset tripper » Sat May 01, 2021 2:21 am

Just to add, at the moment coming from the south you might have a problem doing the hills in one day between trains due to covid restrictions and amended timetables. It should still be possible from the north but best to check nearer the time.

It's a fantastic area. :D
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Re: Loch Ossian Camping

Postby Arthurs Eat » Sat May 01, 2021 5:40 pm

Last time I stayed at the hostel there were a couple of people camping right outside and beyond. Plenty good sites. If staying close to the hostel, always polite to ask the warden first. And leave no trace it goes without saying.
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