Left Glasgow at 06:30 raining & cloudy, similar most of the way up to Glen Lyon with a sneaky peaky sun every now & then, just enough to give hope.
Left the car just after 9am in the small parking area behind the telephone box. Place was jumping with hill folk.
Did the walk as discribed on this great website. The weather was dry, misty, cloudy, clear sunny & warm.
Still a fair amount of snow about, but annoyingly slippy underfoot.
My three friends & I realy enjoyed this walk & the weather was very kind to us.
If you are planning to do this round clockwise, just watch out leaving the summit of Carn Mairg as we had to come accross a boulder field, only to look back later & see a boulder free decent route. We droped right from the cairn, when we should have carried on straight ahead for a short distance before droping right.
We had used Naismiths rule to calculate 8 hours with no stops, so it was pretty accurate
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