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Creag McRanaich & Meall an t Seallaidh

Creag McRanaich & Meall an t Seallaidh

Postby colinwatson » Mon May 17, 2021 3:12 pm

Route description: Creag Mac Ranaich and Meall an t-Seallaidh

Corbetts included on this walk: Creag Mac Ranaich, Meall an t-Seallaidh

Date walked: 15/05/2021

Time taken: 7 hours

Distance: 22 km

Ascent: 1200m

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Plenty of spaces at the Lochearnhead car park when we arrived at 8.45. A cloudy start to the day, but dry.

We were glad of the Walk Highlands information to navigate through the tracks and paths leading seamlessly to Glen Kendrum.

Loch Earn.jpg
Loch Earn from the Rob Roy Way

It remained grey and overcast as we walked up the good track leading to the bealach between the Corbetts - by the time we arrived, we were in cloud for the steep ascent to Creag McRanaich. However, as we walked to the cairn, we could feel that the clag was about to lift.

Ben Vorlich from Creag McRanich.jpg
Ben Vorlich from Creag McRanaich

We retraced our steps to the bealach and from there, we managed to lick up a path leading to Cam Creag. From there, it was only a few minutes to the trig. Lovely views, although a touch of sun would have brightened the scene.

Loch Earn & Ben Vorlich.jpg
Loch Earn and Ben Vorlich

Creag McRanich from Meall.jpg
Creag McRanaich from Meall an t Seallaidh

We cut across below the summit, avoiding the crags to regain the track and an easy walk back to the car.

Lovely quiet day.
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