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Carn Dearg Mor and Glen Feshie

Carn Dearg Mor and Glen Feshie


Postby LeithySuburbs » Mon May 03, 2010 12:29 pm

Route description: Leathad an Taobhain and Carn Dearg Mor

Corbetts included on this walk: Carn Dearg Mor

Date walked: 02/05/2010

Time taken: 6 hours

Distance: 21 km

Ascent: 570m

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There is not really much to be said about Carn Dearg Mor. It is a fairly uninteresting lump on the west side of Glen Feshie. However, it's position means it offers a wonderful 360 degree panorama - east to the nearby Cairngorm massif and Lochnagar, south over the glacier sculpted Mounth, west to Creag Meagaidh and the Monadhliath.

The route I took is straightforward. Follow the path up the glen and cross the river at the now only bridge. Shortly after, head up the hillside next to a small stream and plantation to reach a landrover track. From here, follow the crest of the ridge over short heather and paths to the summit. The shortest route back is simply to retrace the outward route but a much better way is to drop down to the landrover track above Lochan an t-Sluic and walk back along beautiful Glen Feshie. The sun had come out for me and it was a stunning evening


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Glen Feshie 1.jpg
Mounth looking to An Sgarsoch and Carn Ealar.jpg
distant Creag Meagaidh.jpg
magical upper Glen Feshie.jpg
Lochan an t-Sluic.jpg

looking back to Upper Glen Feshie 2.jpg

Carnachuin bridge.jpg
Mullach Clach a' Bhlair.jpg
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Re: Carn Dearg Mor and Glen Feshie

Postby monty » Mon May 03, 2010 12:48 pm

Some lovely pictures there LS.
Some of these Corbetts are a long walk for a short ascent :D And there seems to be so many of them :shock:
Like me you made the best of the good weather on Sunday.

Carnachuin bridge should now be called Carnachuin Jetty :lol: :lol:
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Re: Carn Dearg Mor and Glen Feshie

Postby LeithySuburbs » Mon May 03, 2010 4:40 pm

Yeah, it was a good day - I could see your hills in the distance. Great thing about the Corbetts is that, although the carpark was full, I did not see another soul all day once I left the main track in the glen.
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Re: Carn Dearg Mor and Glen Feshie

Postby kinley » Mon May 03, 2010 5:16 pm

Looks like the river levels have dropped a bit in a week :)

It's a wee cracker for views this one - mad a great winter walk last year.

Cheers for that - enjoyed the report :D
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