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Creag Rainich a Corbett from the Destitution Road, A832

Creag Rainich a Corbett from the Destitution Road, A832


Postby The Rodmiester » Sun May 24, 2015 9:31 am

Route description: Creag Rainich, via Loch a'Bhraoin

Corbetts included on this walk: Creag Rainich

Date walked: 20/05/2015

Time taken: 4 hours

Distance: 17 km

Ascent: 715m

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From parking area on the A832 take the track heading towards Loch Bhraoin and Lochivraon an estate bunkhouse at the West end of the loch. A new path has been formed around a newly fenced off area around the boathouse, for the Western Fannichs left and where we are heading the right branch and also sign posted to Kinlochewe

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View along the track at the roadside
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The track at the lochside
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At this point after about an hours walking there is a feint ATV trck heading up the hillside missing most of the streams and undulations on the South East shoulder, this takes you to a small pile of stones on the ridge
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Looking back over Loch Bhraoin
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Looking down the ATV track
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Looking up the track towards the small pile of stones
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After walking up and over Meall Dubh (which will be by passed on the East side on the way back) there is a small drop down before the final climb to the summit of Creag Rainich
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Trig point of stones rather than a concrete pillar. Summit gained in 2hours 15mins
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The Fannichs in the distance and the tree plantation at the start of the walk
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Looking down the East ridge
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Looking South towards Bealach na h-Imrich and Kinlochewe
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Lochside path on the walkout (from summit to track 1hour)
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