Cycling to Corrour Shooting Lodge Loch Ossain
by scoob999 » Tue Aug 11, 2020 9:13 pm
Thanks in advance
by malky_c » Tue Aug 11, 2020 9:26 pm
by scoob999 » Tue Aug 11, 2020 9:38 pm
malky_c wrote:Where are you planning to start from? The usual way is from Loch Laggan - good gravel surface all the way (if you rent any accommodation, I think you can drive in this way, but it is ££££££). Now that there have been some hydro schemes put in, there was also a good track from near Rannoch Station to the other end of Loch Ossian along the old Road to the Isles route. I read that the developers were supposed to restore it back to a 1m wide path once finished - no idea if that happened or not. Probably worth checking some of the more recent reports for Carn Dearg, Sgor Gaibhre and Beinn Pharlagain to get an idea what state it is in.
Aye we were thinking Loch Laggan, never even though about Rannoch side though will have a look on google earth
By the way, it was to do the Alder Munros.
by LobeyD » Tue Aug 11, 2020 9:42 pm
Did try to cycle up to Ben Alder from Loch Ossian less successfully. Got about 50m up the single dash section before walking .
by Sunset tripper » Tue Aug 11, 2020 10:58 pm
This was about 15 years ago I reckon, when they were getting the new lodge ready to open.
It is / was a spectacular place, modern building with games room. They were building a big artwork mountain made of loads of sheet metal when we were there. We got a bit of a tour of the lodge - very impressive.
If I was doing some of these munros again I quite fancy walking in from Corrour Station past Loch Ossian.
All the best
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by Skyelines » Tue Aug 11, 2020 11:25 pm
The return in the light was most enjoyable with a feeling of remoteness.
A lot smoother than the forest roads I mountain biked on 35 years ago.
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by gaffr » Wed Aug 12, 2020 6:39 am
From Dalwhinnie we have been through to this area on the bikes with an overnight at Staoineag bothy before pushing on to Fort William. Not a good track all the way through.
by Steve B » Wed Aug 12, 2020 12:04 pm
by Boris_the_Bold » Thu Aug 13, 2020 8:37 pm
And if you are trying to get to Beinn Eibhinn or Ben Alder you can keep going eastwards for another 2km or more, until you get to a new small hydro dam (unless the new track has been turfed over again since I was there last September?