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Bynack More in Early Autumn

Bynack More in Early Autumn


Postby Jokester » Fri Dec 30, 2016 5:48 pm

Route description: Bynack More from Glenmore

Munros included on this walk: Bynack More

Date walked: 17/09/2016

Time taken: 6.75 hours

Distance: 26.28 km

Ascent: 907m

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I parked at the end of the road just past Glenmore Lodge where's space for maybe 3-4 cars opposite some garages. From there it's an easy path through the forest past the beautiful An Lochan Uaine.

ImageIMG_0053 by matthew_chalmers, on Flickr
Obligatory An Lochan Uaine shot

A well constructed path leads on all the way to the summit.

ImageIMG_0056 by matthew_chalmers, on Flickr

ImageIMG_0059 by matthew_chalmers, on Flickr

It didn't take long to reach the summit, maybe a little over 2 hours (can't remember now, been a while since I did the walk :D ) so rather than return the same route I decided to take the path down Strath Nethy. This would also allow me to have a look at the Barns and get a better view into the Cairngorms.

ImageIMG_0062 by matthew_chalmers, on Flickr
Little Barns of Bynack

ImageIMG_0063 by matthew_chalmers, on Flickr
Barns of Bynack

ImageIMG_0066 by matthew_chalmers, on Flickr
Beinn Mheadhoin, Ben Macdui and Cairngorm

Once down onto the saddle, there's a path that heads North back to Glenmore, should be a nice gentle walk back to the car, or so I thought.

ImageIMG_0071 by matthew_chalmers, on Flickr

At this point it becomes apparent that the path is rarely trodden and hard to keep track of through the heather and bog. Turned out to be hard going!
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