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Gael Charn and A’Mharconaich

Gael Charn and A’Mharconaich


Postby Walkinmyfootsteps » Sun Aug 02, 2020 1:26 pm

Route description: A' Mharconaich and Geal Charn, Drumochter

Munros included on this walk: A' Mharconaich, Geal-charn (Drumochter)

Date walked: 25/07/2020

Distance: 11.5 km

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A’Mharconaich summit with Skye
I had attempted Gael Charn last year but was forced to turn back in a whiteout as I was fearing for my dogs safety.
This time the weather was a lot more pleasant. No skiers practicing avalanche drills beyond the railway line!
Parked up off the A9 and immediately I opened the door the van was swamped with midgies.
Quickly got my gear together and headed off. A pleasant walk in with nice views back over Drumochter.
Didn’t take long to reach the plateau and then a short stroll to the summit.
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Gael Charn summit selfie

Headed off straight away for A’Mharconaich following the compass as the weather was beginning to turn. Picked up a path once the worst of the stones were cleared and followed it round to the second munro.
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A’Mharconaich summit with Skye

Lovely walk back down from this one. The valley had opened up and it was a great day enjoying the solitude with my four legged companion. She managed to eat most of my food and I think she enjoyed her morning jaunt too.
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Stunning rainbow on the way back pouring with rain but bright sunshine
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