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Hill of Nigg (Tain) with Kids - the shortest way

Hill of Nigg (Tain) with Kids - the shortest way


Postby WalkingWithKids » Wed Mar 02, 2022 5:43 pm

Sub 2000' hills included on this walk: Hill of Nigg

Date walked: 25/02/2022

Time taken: 0.7 hours

Distance: 1.6 km

Ascent: 68m

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The shortes way up Hill of Nigg near Tain from Castlecraig road with Kids (8, 11, 17 yo)

Stats:
Total distance - 1.57 km
Total time - 39m
Walking time - 25m
Altitude gain - 68 m

On our way home from Creag a'Ghobhair (Bonar Bridge) we stopped to see Hill of Nigg. It is not a very challenging hill :) but if the visibility is good, there is a beautiful view of Moray Firth.


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We parked at the gate on the Castlecraig road:
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A grassy track leads from the gate almost to the top:
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We passed a shed:
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A gate at the shed:
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The track behind the gate - Hill of Nigg is on the left:
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Conni on the top:
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The way down:
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A tree at the shed, Nigg energy park:
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An art :) :
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The car at the gate, Nigg energy park:
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And that's it :) .
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