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Loch Muick Circuit

Loch Muick Circuit


Postby KatTai » Fri Mar 13, 2015 6:40 pm

Route description: Loch Muick Circuit

Date walked: 13/03/2015

Time taken: 3 hours

Distance: 12.5 km

Ascent: 170m

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Took the dogs for a walk around Loch Muick today, one of their favourite places to go as it has everything a dog could wish for especially if, like my two, they love swimming!

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Red deer were grazing on the low ground between the loch and lochnagar paths.


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In some parts the paths were a bit wet!


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Waterfall


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Hmmm, there is usually a beach here!


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Millie on the path.


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Fly on the path.


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The path disappears into the loch!


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Whooper swans and greylag goose


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New addition! Doggy poop bin!
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Re: Loch Muick Circuit

Postby Gordie12 » Fri Mar 13, 2015 8:18 pm

Hi Kat

Love the photos of your dogs on the path.
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Re: Loch Muick Circuit

Postby KatTai » Fri Mar 13, 2015 8:33 pm

Thank you :D
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Re: Loch Muick Circuit

Postby Beaner001 » Mon Mar 16, 2015 4:56 pm

Lovely circuit that, our two dogs love it, plenty water for sweeming :lol:
Well done :clap:
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Re: Loch Muick Circuit

Postby KatTai » Mon Mar 16, 2015 5:46 pm

Yeah and this time there was extra water too! We love Loch Muick, such a perfect place for a walk! The only thing that could make it better is a nice cafe or something to get a cup of tea at the end of the walk LOL
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Re: Loch Muick Circuit

Postby RicKamila » Tue Mar 17, 2015 7:43 pm

KatTai wrote:The only thing that could make it better is a nice cafe or something to get a cup of tea at the end of the walk LOL


There is... it's called the Brown Sugar cafe in Ballater :D
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Re: Loch Muick Circuit

Postby KatTai » Wed Mar 18, 2015 11:14 am

Only trouble is once the car starts moving I figure I might as well wait until I get home rather than stopping off, though I have had lunch there when me and my mum went to Ballater for a walk (just followed the old railway track along to the suspension bridge and back). The cakes were very nice :)

I suppose having a food place at Loch Muick would just result in lots of litter though, will stick to juice and a picnic! Always nice having a picnic at the far end of the loch on the beach...when there is a beach anyway LOL
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Re: Loch Muick Circuit

Postby Gspark08 » Wed Apr 08, 2015 10:37 am

Lovely pics, and great report. Think that's made up my mind of where to take my three dogs (oh yes, and the husband!) this weekend or next. Will post photos afterwards. Thanks! Kate :D
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