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Meall a'Bhuachaille and neighbours.

Meall a'Bhuachaille and neighbours.


Postby gaffr » Sat Jan 05, 2013 10:24 pm

Route description: Meall a' Bhuachaille circuit, Glenmore

Corbetts included on this walk: Meall a'Bhuachaille

Date walked: 05/01/2013

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Our Saturday walk had us heading out from the West end of Loch Morlich towards Badaguish to reach Craiggowrie at the western end of the Meall a'Bhuachaille range and then to traverse eastwards to the main summit.
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Some of the many types of accommodation on offer at the Badaguish Centre.
When I first arrived here after descending from Craiggowrie when at school,fifty-five years ago, there were just a couple of prefabricated buildings here and they both appear to be still in use today.
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Soon after leaving Badaguish you have fine views of the Northern Cairngorm corries.
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Leave the main Forest trail at the dog friendly track heading towards the hills.
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A fairly windy day but still good viewing towards the big corries.
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Good shelter on offer at the big granite boulder that can be seen from the glenmore area.
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HM fighting against the wind to reach the main summit with Creagan Gorm and Craiggowrie behind.
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A well earned cup of tea in the shelter behind the summit cairn.
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The well known green lochan.
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Down towards Ryvoan Bothy where a right turn will take us to the lochan where we can gain an upward trail to allow us to reach the Reindeer House.
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The wee track from the green lochan upwards to a main forest trail and then down to glenmore where a couple of kilometres along the lochside will get us back to our transport.

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Last edited by gaffr on Mon Jan 07, 2013 10:32 am, edited 2 times in total.
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Re: Meall a'Bhuachaille and neighbours.

Postby rockhopper » Sat Jan 05, 2013 11:39 pm

we're up here most summers for our holidays but have only been up this hill once so far - nice to see it again in winter colours - cheers :)
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