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Cairngorm's Big 5: Ben Macdui to Braeriach via Devil's Point

Cairngorm's Big 5: Ben Macdui to Braeriach via Devil's Point


by Petr Dakota » Tue Mar 24, 2015 5:57 pm

Route description: Cairn Toul - Braeriach traverse

Munros included on this walk: Ben Macdui, Braeriach, Cairn Toul, Sgor an Lochain Uaine, The Devil's Point

Date walked: 02/10/2014

Time taken: 13 hours

Distance: 35 km

Ascent: 2323m

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Re: Cairngorm's Big 5: Ben Macdui to Braeriach via Devil's P

Postby Beaner001 » Thu Mar 26, 2015 9:33 am

You don't do anything by halves eh Petr?? :lol: :lol:
That's a great day out you had, savour those ones. Super report pal :clap: :clap:
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Re: Cairngorm's Big 5: Ben Macdui to Braeriach via Devil's P

Postby Petr Dakota » Thu Mar 26, 2015 10:33 am

Beaner001 wrote:You don't do anything by halves eh Petr?? :lol: :lol:
That's a great day out you had, savour those ones. Super report pal :clap: :clap:

Thanks mate :) :)
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Re: Cairngorm's Big 5: Ben Macdui to Braeriach via Devil's P

Postby redrook » Mon Sep 19, 2016 12:08 pm

Awesome report Petr. We are planning to do the same over two days, and include Cairn Gorm at the start. Do you think that's possible?
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Re: Cairngorm's Big 5: Ben Macdui to Braeriach via Devil's P

Postby Petr Dakota » Tue Sep 20, 2016 5:05 pm

redrook wrote:Awesome report Petr. We are planning to do the same over two days, and include Cairn Gorm at the start. Do you think that's possible?

Thank you redrook, hope the report can help you :)
I skiped Cairn Gorm in my route, because I did it just a few days before with my family, but if you will start with Cairn Gorm you can then easily add also Carn a'Mhaim on the way from Ben Macdui and then just connect the usual traverse from Devil's Point to Braeriach especially if you have two days available :wink: I wish you the best weather for your trip, enjoy the wilderness ! :D
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Re: Cairngorm's Big 5: Ben Macdui to Braeriach via Devil's P

Postby Alteknacker » Tue Sep 20, 2016 8:52 pm

Just read this a second time - because I've just been converted to Cairngorms, and did my first round up there a couple of weeks ago.

Although I started from the South, I covered much of the same ground; and indeed my experience of Ben Macdui was much as yours!! In fact I didn't get out of the clag until Cairn Toul.
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Re: Cairngorm's Big 5: Ben Macdui to Braeriach via Devil's P

Postby Petr Dakota » Tue Sep 20, 2016 9:37 pm

Alteknacker wrote:Just read this a second time - because I've just been converted to Cairngorms, and did my first round up there a couple of weeks ago.

Although I started from the South, I covered much of the same ground; and indeed my experience of Ben Macdui was much as yours!! In fact I didn't get out of the clag until Cairn Toul.

Just readed your both reports :clap: :clap: :clap: Glad you finally hit the Cairngorms and it looks you enjoyed the mountains ( despite the midges experience in your 1st trip ) :D
P.S. I always love yours innitial extra pics - describing the situations - circumstances on your journey and preparations :thumbup:
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