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Carn Mairg circuit from Invervar

Carn Mairg circuit from Invervar


by Alan S » Mon Mar 02, 2009 4:13 pm

Route description: Carn Gorm, Meall Garbh, Carn Mairg and Creag Mhor

Munros included on this walk: Carn Gorm, Carn Mairg, Creag Mhor (Meall na Aighean), Meall Garbh (Carn Mairg)

Date walked: 01/03/2009

Time taken: 7 hours

Distance: 18 km

Ascent: 1310m

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Re: Carn Mairg circuit from Invervar

Postby Freewheelin » Sat Mar 14, 2009 3:54 am

Anti-clockwise wouldn't be too bad, but I would have to agree with Alan and recommend the clockwise route to give you an easier start and a quick return to your car.

Keep your eyes peeled for the turning for the car park when driving up there too - easily missed!
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Re: Carn Mairg circuit from Invervar

Postby Colin » Mon Mar 16, 2009 7:03 pm

Very satisfying this one when you finish. 4 bagged in one day has to be good! Had very bad weather, almost continuous drizzle. Climb to the top of the first was a nightmare, got soaked through. After that, with good weather it would be a lovely wander over the undulating tops. Only view I got was just like the photo in the report - looking back down Glen Lyon. Lost the path on the way down, but I'm not sure there was one to start with. At the bottom I had to hurdle several field fences and dodge the livestock to get onto the road. Prepared for a good distance walk along the road, I was delighted to find that the next corner produced the red post box!!

Would do this one again in better weather.
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