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Boat o' Brig to Earth Pillars, Speyside Way

Boat o' Brig to Earth Pillars, Speyside Way


Postby litljortindan » Sun Apr 12, 2015 10:03 am

Route description: Fochabers to Craigellachie

Date walked: 10/04/2015

Time taken: 3.5 hours

Distance: 10 km

Ascent: 150m

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Nice views at the start and end of this walk. Thought we'd started on the wrong road at the start so then did go on the wrong road before resuming on the correct road mainly because of the sign slap bang in the middle of the Y junction saying Delfur Lodge only. Still, a pleasant little detour..
The middle bit did have open views but little in the way of actual Spey views. That was until the end part, the walk into the woods to the viewpoint overlooking the Spey at Earth Pillars.

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lambs near Huntly

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peacock on the road near the start

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view back to Ben Aigan

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thinking we might be going the wrong way, we went back down to the other road

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lionheads (according to my wife) at Delfur Lodge

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another view back to Ben Aigan

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on the way to Earth pillars viewpoint

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south along the Spey

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looking north

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anglers


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Re: Boat o' Brig to Earth Pillars, Speyside Way

Postby Gordie12 » Sun Apr 12, 2015 12:01 pm

Hi litljortindan - that looked really good but also a bit weird. My last day on the Speyside Way was Craigellachie - Buckie (admittedly in mist) and I don't recognise any of your photos at all - I'm beginning to wonder where I went, I know I ended up in Buckie :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: Boat o' Brig to Earth Pillars, Speyside Way

Postby litljortindan » Tue Apr 14, 2015 8:34 pm

Gordie12 wrote:Hi litljortindan - that looked really good but also a bit weird. My last day on the Speyside Way was Craigellachie - Buckie (admittedly in mist) and I don't recognise any of your photos at all - I'm beginning to wonder where I went, I know I ended up in Buckie :lol: :lol: :lol:


Well I suppose technically only two of the photos are actually on the official route and one of them (the butterfly) could be anywhere really.
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