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East Cairnwell Munro's

East Cairnwell Munro's


Postby matt_outandabout » Mon Feb 15, 2021 5:28 pm

Munros included on this walk: Cairn of Claise, Càrn an Tuirc, Creag Leacach, Glas Maol

Date walked: 19/04/2019

Time taken: 5 hours

Distance: 14 km

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I clearly didn't post this last year, but thought I would share a few photos of our day out on the East Cairnwell Munro's.

On such a clear (but cold) day, the route is both obvious and simple for most of it. Once on the top there are well trod paths (almost at summit level vehicle tracks).
There is a short but sweet pull up on to the top, where a right turn takes you out and back to our first top of the day.
From Glas Maol the rest of the day is laid out in front.
The most challenging part we felt was the big descent down rocks at the end of Carn an Tuiric back to the road.

ImageEast Cairnwell Wander by Matt Robinson, on Flickr
ImageEast Cairnwell Wander by Matt Robinson, on Flickr
ImageEast Cairnwell Wander by Matt Robinson, on Flickr
ImageEast Cairnwell Wander by Matt Robinson, on Flickr
ImageEast Cairnwell Wander by Matt Robinson, on Flickr
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Re: East Cairnwell Munro's

Postby Scottk » Tue Feb 16, 2021 12:33 am

Agree with you about the descent-it is pretty miserable. Great once you get down but the walk back to the car park isn’t very nice either if the road is busy. I did this last year but added in Tolmount and Tom Buidhe. Would like to do all 9 in a day this year.
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Re: East Cairnwell Munro's

Postby prog99 » Tue Feb 16, 2021 8:49 am

Scottk wrote:Agree with you about the descent-it is pretty miserable. Great once you get down but the walk back to the car park isn’t very nice either if the road is busy. I did this last year but added in Tolmount and Tom Buidhe. Would like to do all 9 in a day this year.

Straightforward enough, I did the circuit from the devils elbow carpark to minimise out and backs.
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