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Mayar and Driesh

Mayar and Driesh


Postby gman » Wed Apr 16, 2014 9:52 am

Route description: Mayar and Driesh, Glen Clova

Munros included on this walk: Driesh, Mayar

Date walked: 15/04/2014

Time taken: 3.45 hours

Distance: 14.5 km

Ascent: 835m

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Only a couple of cars when I got to the car park, paid £2 for a ticket and set off. 10 mins later I realised the ticket was still in my pocket so had to return & leave it on the dashboard d'oh! Nice view of Driesh from this part of the walk though:
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Jock's road branches to the right:
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Bridge over the White Water.
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Continue through trees with glimpse of crags above:
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Then it suddenly opens out to Corrie Fee:
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Good path to follow, crags on the left:
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And to the right:
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Might be a scramble up here?
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Winding Fee Burn:
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Steps in the path as it gets steeper, waterfall ahead:
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Path crosses a snow bank here, easy steps to follow but it looked a bit exposed if you took a slip.
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More snow patches higher up:
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Views from the top of Mayar:
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Over to Driesh, looking more like a grassy lump from this angle:
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Cornice on the approach to Driesh:
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Breaking cornice from above & Mayar:
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Views from Driesh:
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Back to the cornice and the descent path going diagonally down into Corrie Kilbo.
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On the descent path:
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Then back into the trees, and more easy path to follow.
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Didn't even need gloves today, sun cream would have been useful though :D
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Re: Mayar and Driesh

Postby Lightfoot2017 » Wed Apr 16, 2014 10:02 am

Some cracking photos there. :clap: Reminds me what a lovely wee walk this is. :D I intend taking my two wee boys up there for their first Munros later this year.
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Re: Mayar and Driesh

Postby SuperMillie » Wed Apr 16, 2014 10:23 am

Yeah, great photo's

So glad you posted this. I had planned to do this walk at the weekend but the forecast was atrocious so will probably do it at the weekend or next week. I was wondering what the snow was like here....and now I know :o

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Re: Mayar and Driesh

Postby kev_russ » Wed Apr 16, 2014 6:09 pm

lovely jubbly
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Re: Mayar and Driesh

Postby Fife Flyer » Wed Apr 16, 2014 6:37 pm

Some cracking photo's that really do capture the walk & hills very well :clap: :clap:
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Re: Mayar and Driesh

Postby Scotjamie » Wed Apr 16, 2014 10:40 pm

A great day out Gman
Corrie Fee is a special wee place!
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Really enjoyed the report and pics.
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Re: Mayar and Driesh

Postby bar72 » Thu Apr 17, 2014 9:16 pm

nice pics. i'm doing the glen ey 5 at the weekend and was hoping there's not too much snow.
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Re: Mayar and Driesh

Postby Huff_n_Puff » Thu Apr 17, 2014 9:50 pm

Lovely report - liked the pics of the Fee burn and Corrie Fee especially. These used to be my 'home hills' feel all nostalgic seeing this - many thanks :D :D
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Re: Mayar and Driesh

Postby McRodders » Tue Nov 10, 2020 5:22 pm

Great photos!
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