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Cateran Trail

Cateran Trail


Postby Merry-walker » Sun May 01, 2011 11:24 pm

Date walked: 01/05/2011

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Hi all

I'm going to be doing the Cateran Trail and wondered if the paths are ok for it to be done by bike as well as by foot.

Happy walking it but as I love my bike, thought it'd be cool to do it by pedal.

Apologies if this has been asked before. :D
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Re: Cateran Trail

Postby Paul Webster » Mon May 02, 2011 8:26 am

Afraid I don't think so really.... quite a few biggish styles (I remember as I was struggling to get my knee over them :lol:). Some really rough ground in a few places :( - I'd walk it I think.
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Re: Cateran Trail

Postby Merry-walker » Mon May 02, 2011 6:47 pm

Thank you Paul. I'll walk it :)
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Re: Cateran Trail

Postby beth grant » Mon Jun 06, 2011 8:55 pm

Walked the Cateran Trail in September 2006. Loved the route,given advice by a local to go through Glen Beanie to Little Forter to avoid road walking. Beautiful glen,requires a degree of navigation after Loch Beanie as the path is difficult to pick up and rough for a few miles and also involves a burn crossing before reaching an estate track.Spent five days doing the trail and hardly met any other walkers.Accommodation was first class throughout and considerably cheaper than that available on the WHW. Contacted a taxi business in Blairgowrie and organised baggage transfer. Good variety of scenery and wildlife,we came across stags rutting near the path on the 1st stage as we approached Kirkmichael.
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