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Meall na Leitreach, a fine start to an active weekend

PostPosted: Tue Jun 04, 2013 8:50 pm
by The Rodmiester
This was to be a start of four days walking hills of one sort or another, I was on my way to Inverness and had identified this wee Corbett as an ideal leg warmer and hopefully get off the hill

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before the forecast rain shower about lunchtime had arrived. I left the car at the level crossing parking area at Dalnaspidal Lodge and was ready for the off at 0945hrs.
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Level crossing parking area. After crossing the railway line I took the track on the right before coming to the entrance gates to Dalnaspidal Lodge. After passing through the gate and walked towards the bridge over the Allt Dubhaig
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The track heading off along the North side of Loch Garry. I turned off to the left and walked alongside the river glade towards the bridge over the outlet of Loch Garry
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The bridge over the outlet. Once over the bridge I walked back East a few meters to pick up a ATV track heading up the North East shoulder of Meall na Leitreach adjacent to a stream on my right. This track takes you right up to the small cairn gradually heading West along the summit
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View looking back up the Drumochter Pass from the ATV track
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View South West from the small cairn towards the summit
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At the summit crest the ATV track passes the summit cairn on the North, there is about 100m of path off the track towards the summit cairn
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View from summit cairn looking SW over Loch Meall na Leitreach and Beinn Mholach
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View of Loch Garry and Beinn Udlamain

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