Càrn nam Bad (Cannich) from Millness with Kids (8, 11, 17)
Total distance - 8.06 km
Total time - 03h37m
Altitude gain - 337 m
Most of the way is on a good power line track. From the track to the summit it is a rough walk but not very difficult.
We parked up at the start of the driveway to Dark Deer Croft at A831 close to Millness:
From the car we walked on A831 this way, NW... :
...then from A831 further over the stile:
We past a forest boat... :
...and continued through an another gate... :
...along the power line... :
...trough one more gate :
Close to reaching Loch Càrn nam Badan... :
...we left the power line track and started a pathless walk up hill. The ground was rough, a few boggy parts, steep and heathery in some places but walking was not difficult:
Looking towards NW:
Loch Càrn nam Badan / The Graham - Càrn Gorm (on the left without snow)/ The snowy Corbett - Beinn a' Bha'ach Ard (on the right):
Loch Càrn nam Badan / The snowy Corbett - Beinn a' Bha'ach Ard:
Conni on Càrn nam Bad:
We spent a while on the summit. There was almost no wind just a bit chilly.
We returned same way.
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