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Creag Uchdag

Creag Uchdag


Postby canisp » Sat Aug 23, 2008 12:14 am

Route description: Creag Uchdag from Glen Lednock

Corbetts included on this walk: Creag Uchdag

Date walked: 22/08/2008

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Creag Uchdag is one of the easier Corbetts being only 4 km’s from the Loch Lednock dam, and with a height gain of around 700 metres. Instead of going to the summit direct, i walked along the north side of the Loch to the shielings at Grid Ref 692308, then headed northeast for 2.5 km’s to the summit.

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Loch Lednock dam

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Loch Lednock dam

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Looking across Loch Lednock dam

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Looking down Loch Lednock reservoir

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Reflections in Loch Lednock

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One of many boulders on the hillside

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Looking back to Loch Lednock dam

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Ben Lawers from around 698318

There were a few big crags around 702323 which i was surprised to see, as none are shown on my map. It was a hot humid and hazy day, and after a short spell on the summit i headed over Meall Dubh Mor, then angled down the hillside back to the dam.

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Craggy hillside around 702323

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Craggy hillside around 702323

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Looking to the Ben Lawers range

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Loch Lednock reservoir

After a short rest at the car i drove to Aviemore, where i watched the sunset from the ski area on Cairngorm.

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Loch Morlich and the Cairngorms

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Sunset from the ski area on Cairngorm
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Re: Creag Uchdag

Postby Paul Webster » Thu Aug 28, 2008 11:40 am

It always seems to rain when I'm in that area. Your photos are stunning - haven't seen such sun in ages! Did you stick those skies on with Photoshop?! :)
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Re: Creag Uchdag

Postby canisp » Thu Aug 28, 2008 4:27 pm

Paul Webster wrote:Did you stick those skies on with Photoshop?! :)

No, but i would if i knew how. :wink: :lol:
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Re: Creag Uchdag

Postby Claire3001 » Wed Oct 24, 2012 4:39 pm

Those are some beautiful photographs. I'm interested in cycling in the area and I know some people have cycled the north shore of Loch Lednoch. Do you think it is still cyclable, or would it be best to ride along the south shore where there's a more defined path (from what I can see on Google Earth)?
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Re: Creag Uchdag

Postby karen1979 » Wed Oct 24, 2012 5:19 pm

Nice pictures
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