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Glen Shee East Munros

Glen Shee East Munros


Postby Jokester » Sat Oct 15, 2016 6:01 pm

Route description: Glas Maol Munros circuit, Cairnwell Pass

Munros included on this walk: Cairn of Claise, Carn an Tuirc, Creag Leacach, Glas Maol, Tolmount, Tom Buidhe

Date walked: 14/08/2016

Time taken: 7 hours

Distance: 25.8 km

Ascent: 1207m

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Not really too much to say about this trip, was a fine day and gave me an opportunity to test out my new mountain bike between the ski centre and the lower car park.

Initial walk in was quite soggy from the car park to the lower slopes of Carn an Tuirc

ImageIMG_0951 by matthew_chalmers, on Flickr

Once up onto the hill it was quite stony though and good for walking, at least until down on the otherside heading towards Tolmount when it was very boggy again.

ImageIMG_0955 by matthew_chalmers, on Flickr

ImageIMG_0959 by matthew_chalmers, on Flickr
Cloudberry

ImageIMG_0966 by matthew_chalmers, on Flickr
Summit cairn of Tom Buidhe

ImageIMG_0971 by matthew_chalmers, on Flickr
Summit cairn of Cairn of Claise, was just into the clouds at this point. Also was past the worst of the bog by this point with good ground to cover for the last two Munros.

ImageIMG_0984 by matthew_chalmers, on Flickr
Heading over to Creag Leacach from Glas Moal

ImageIMG_0986 by matthew_chalmers, on Flickr
Way back from Creag Leacach to the ski centre

All in all, a really pleasant days walking.
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Jokester
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