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Loch Ard and Ghleannain Loch

Loch Ard and Ghleannain Loch

Postby Chantal » Sun Jan 20, 2013 3:39 pm

Route description: Loch Àrd and Ghleannain Loch, near Aberfoyle

Date walked: 19/01/2013

Time taken: 3 hours

Distance: 6.75 km

Ascent: 160m

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I set off on this walk with my mum at 1120hrs. There was a little confusion as the walk starts at a cross roads and there are other trails to walk. With a little halp from some very nice strangers we were off. It was a pleasant stroll past the Ghleanain loch and some teenagers out doing some orienteering for the Duke of Edinburgh award. The lochan was frozen over at this time and was very pretty. We managed to miss the sound boxes but found the picnic table with the fighting squirrels. This is where we stopped for a spot of lunch with the nices strangers from earlier, George, Anne and Anne i think their names were. This was at 1215hrs. We sat for half an hour but it was a little to cold to stop for longer. The next stretch of the walk i enjoyed by Loch Ard with its path rising and falling like a roller coaster. We ended the walk back at the car park at 1410.
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Ghleannain Loch
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Loch Ard
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View of Loch Ard Through the Acorn
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Loch Ard
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