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Glas Maol Munros circuit...

Glas Maol Munros circuit...


Postby Saltire2011 » Tue Jul 31, 2012 11:20 pm

Route description: Glas Maol Munros circuit, Cairnwell Pass

Munros included on this walk: Cairn of Claise, Carn an Tuirc, Creag Leacach, Glas Maol

Date walked: 31/07/2012

Time taken: 8 hours

Distance: 19.5 km

Ascent: 1033m

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Had a great day on this walk, but glad I had a GPS with me, paths are very faint and non-existant in places..
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I picked this circuit as we are doing Ben Nevis in 2 weeks, and it was a similar distance, as we have only done shorter walks in the past.

The climb to Carn an Tuirc was fairly easy, followed by a straight forward walk to Cairn of Claise.

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The weather closed in on the walk over to Glas Maol, but was still fairly enjoyable..

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The decent was probably the hardest part, very steep and no path to follow, some of our group did struggle..

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Probably due to the weather this year, there was a fair amount of boggy ground and a lot of the path along the Stream to the road has been washed away, a bit of care was needed to make it to the end.

Made the mistake of not taking some of our cars to the finish point, so had a fair hike back over Glenshee.. :(

All in all a good day out, and I think a good bit of practise for the Nevis climb in 2 weeks, but wouldn't do it again... :D

sorry, pics are a in a random order... ;-)
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Re: Glas Maol Munros circuit...

Postby dogplodder » Wed Aug 01, 2012 8:30 am

Brought back happy memories as I did these hills with a bunch of friends from Dundee back in the 90s! :lol:
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