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Strolling on Struie

Strolling on Struie

Postby rob munbett » Thu Aug 29, 2019 1:20 pm

Sub 2000' hills included on this walk: Struie

Date walked: 24/08/2019

Time taken: 40 hours

Distance: 0.9 km

Ascent: 153m

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I was up in Inverness staying with friends for a long weekend. For some reason or other, one of my friends, not a hill-walker, had always wanted to see the view from the top of Struie so, since the Saturday weather was fine, we drove up to the extended lay-by high on the Struie road and parked.
Looking up the hill from the road
Struie from the road to the south
We strolled up the road a short distance before crossing a ditch to start up the path, past the stand of trees to the craggy section just below the summit. After negotiating this steeper final section, we strolled across to the summit cairn, where we enjoyed the views and a snack before heading back down to the car. A very short, but enjoyable walk.
Colin at the summit

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