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Access to Larig Ghru

Access to Larig Ghru


Postby Russell Morrison » Sun Apr 14, 2013 11:20 am

Is it possible to be dropped off by car at Derry lodge or at some point along the road between there and the car park at Linn of Dee.
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Re: Access to Larig Ghru

Postby sloosh » Sun Apr 14, 2013 11:38 am

Only if you have a key to the usually locked gate at the end of the road.
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Re: Access to Larig Ghru

Postby gammy leg walker » Sun Apr 14, 2013 12:51 pm

sloosh wrote:Only if you have a key to the usually locked gate at the end of the road.


Think that means no,why not walk/bike like everyone else.
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Re: Access to Larig Ghru

Postby Gable Gable End » Sun Apr 14, 2013 3:08 pm

derry lodge is 4.5 easy km from Linn of Dee. In the grand scheme of things; doesn't make much of a difference :D
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Re: Access to Larig Ghru

Postby The Rodmiester » Sun Apr 14, 2013 5:12 pm

Russell your having a laugh aren't you? :crazy:
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Re: Access to Larig Ghru

Postby Border Reiver » Sun Apr 14, 2013 5:19 pm

This is one of the best (if not the best) walk-ins in this country, with the views of the Cairngorms gradually unfolding, often with herds of deer on river flats and the sight of the pinewoods at Derry Lodge. Even if I could get a lift, I would always walk it, as I have done many times.
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Re: Access to Larig Ghru

Postby RicKamila » Sun Apr 14, 2013 5:37 pm

The Rodmiester wrote:Russell your having a laugh aren't you? :crazy:


That's what I was thinking too. Whats 4.5km's when you are criss-crossing the Cairngorms anyway...
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