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Overnighter in the Southern Cairngorms from Glen Feshie
by rockhopper » Thu Aug 11, 2011 4:42 pm
Munros included on this walk: Beinn Bhrotain, Cairn Toul, Carn a'Mhaim, Monadh Mor, Mullach Clach a'Bhlair, Sgor an Lochain Uaine, Sgor Gaoith, The Devil's Point
Date walked: 01/08/2011
Time taken: 23 hours
Distance: 59 km
Ascent: 3400m6 people think this report is great. Register or Login free to be able to rate and comment on reports (as well as access 1:25000 mapping).
Approx time incl stops: 23hrs
Approx distance: 59km
Approx ascent: 3,400m
Parked early in the usual car park just north of Auchlean in Glen Feshie. The weather wasn’t looking too promising for today but was supposed to improve for tomorrow.
GPS track - reduced to 500 waypoints for WH
Walked down the road to Auchlean and then continued down the track past the woods to the east of the river.
by soulminer » Thu Aug 11, 2011 5:25 pm
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by pigeon » Thu Aug 11, 2011 7:23 pm
by dooterbang » Thu Aug 11, 2011 8:53 pm
Havnt done these yet either so gives me ideas.
We seem to be in the same areas just weeks/days apart.
Aye you've certainly got that bug again
by Graeme D » Fri Aug 12, 2011 10:05 am
by lomondwalkers » Fri Aug 12, 2011 11:43 am
by rockhopper » Sun Aug 14, 2011 1:26 pm
I think they like going for my varicose veins as an easy optionlomondwalkers wrote:100 bites on each leg My wee sparra legs would be reduced to skin and bone after that
by Alastair S » Thu Aug 18, 2011 1:43 pm
I too saw that "standing stone” on the west flank of Bienn Bhrotain. It looked to me that someone had put the stone in this position and then packed rocks round its base to keep it upright.
As for the b****** midges they are the main reason I don't go on our walking club meets to the west coast during the summer. We still get them here in the east but [usually] not in so great a number. Looks like this has been an exceptionally bad year for this blight.
by jonny616 » Fri Aug 19, 2011 8:28 pm
Slow down though, only back in January your count was similar to mine