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Gelder Shiel Detour

Gelder Shiel Detour


Postby borarah » Mon Jun 26, 2017 6:53 pm

Route description: Conachcraig and Gelder Shiel, from Balmoral

Corbetts included on this walk: Conachcraig

Date walked: 26/06/2017

Time taken: 6.5 hours

Distance: 22.25 km

Ascent: 679m

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The path south of Gelder Shiel has been washed away by the burn in several places and makes the route difficult and potentially dangerous. It took me over an hour to rejoin the estate road, both shins bleeding, and mildly annoyed. If you do not plan to use the bothy at Gelder Shiel it would be advisable to stick to the estate road up to the start of Conachcraig ascent, great wee hill that it is.
Conachcraig1.jpg
Meikle Pap kind of gets in the way
borarah
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