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Corserine and Co. Again

Corserine and Co. Again

Postby Coop » Sun Mar 31, 2024 5:47 pm

Route description: Corserine and the Rhinns of Kells, Forrest Lodge

Corbetts included on this walk: Corserine

Donalds included on this walk: Carlin's Cairn, Corserine, Meikle Millyea, Milldown

Date walked: 31/03/2024

Time taken: 7.2 hours

Distance: 21.55 km

Ascent: 1100m

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Great walk with Chelsea
Parked up at Forest Lodge car park and headed up to the forest edge on the great tracks through the estate
Just out the forest and about to start tge ascent proper

From here it was stay on the wee windy path all the way up to the flat plateau leading across to Corserine .
Corserine with the Merrick behind


Thought about cutting across early to Carlin's Cairn, but just went to Corserine, then down about 100m and up to the massive Carlin's Cairn.
Atop the wee cairn!!! on Carlin's Cairn

The views across to Merick and Co. dominated the views today.
Merrick, kirrieoch, Mullwachar

Glimpses across to goat fell on Arran from here too.
Back down and then the reascent of Corserine.
Back on Corserine for a wee break

From here there's a couple of wee cairns which leads you onto a wee " path" heading down and up to Millfire- boggy and wet in places.
Looking over to lamachan, curlywee etc.

Photo stop and onto Milldown
and finally to Meikle Millyea.

Moontain pose
Bypassed the trig and went straight over to the Cairn about 300m past.
Good views over to lamachan , curlywee, etc.
Back to the trig

Down to the wall and follow this down to where the path you're on cuts off from the wall and heads down the steep bit - wee scrambly wet steep bit today!!! As always take your time.
Back down to the forest, onto the track and back to the car park.
The " Watch" figure at the entrance to the big hoose


Great walk, great company with Chelsea, a wee tad breezy, great views.
Forgot to mention the goats , about 5 adults and their kids

Defo one of the better Donald walks
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