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Glen Finglas Dam/Brig O'Turc

Date walked: 09/09/2010

Time taken: 3 hours

Distance: 6km


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Lovely afternoon walk. Not enough time for a report, but just about enough to upload a few images. :)

Will no doubt add a report on Glen Finglas later on when I have finally had the opportunity to walk the Mell Trail here (13 miles). This time, I just walked up to the Glen Finglas viewpoint which indeed has absolutely beautiful views toward the two glens you then walk, Glen Finglas and Glen Meann.

Glen Finglas definitely deserves some attention; it's an important regeneration project for the Woodland Trust as well as a great glen for walking and cycling. The Trust is recreating ancient woodlands here.

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View toward Ben Venue with Loch Achray at its foot.
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Finglas Reservoir provides the people from Glasgow with fresh water. The water level is quite low right now. :shock:
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Ben Ledi in the background; I remember looking down onto Finglas Reservoir when I was on top of Ben Ledi.
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And the rain following in my footsteps...
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More when I next walk this lovely glen all the way!

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Comments: 4



Callander Craigs

Attachment(s) Date walked: 27/08/2010
Distance: 5km
Comments: 6
Views: 3374


Ben Ledi and the ridge

Attachment(s) Corbetts: Ben Ledi
Date walked: 15/08/2010
Distance: 8km
Comments: 9
Views: 5859


Couligarten and the Kinlochard Bay Walk combined

Attachment(s) Date walked: 07/08/2010
Distance: 10km
Views: 3122


Ben Gullipen

Attachment(s) Date walked: 05/08/2010
Distance: 8km
Comments: 7
Views: 13550


Ben Venue

Attachment(s) Grahams: Ben Venue
Date walked: 29/07/2010
Distance: 14km
Comments: 4
Views: 3789


A stroll with excellent views

Attachment(s) Date walked: 27/07/2010
Views: 1153

Astrid


User avatar
Location: Halsteren (Netherlands)
Occupation: Sustainability Advisor
Interests: The natural world, philosophy (deep ecology) and ethics, Scotland, walking, singing and dancing (when nobody is watching...)
Activity: Hill Bagger
Mountain: Ben Venue
Place: The West Coast
Gear: My Vaude jacket
Member: Scottish Wildlife Trust, Bumblebee Conservation Trust, RSPB
Camera: Lumix LX3, iPhone 7
Ideal day out: Leaving early in the morning to wander on my own or with my dog Jazz (a rough collie), lightly packed, taking my time, connecting with the rest of nature, reviving my senses, enjoying that deep sense of belonging. Emptying my mind, filling my heart. Returning home late afternoon feeling fulfilled.
Ambition: A truly sustainable world

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Grahams: 1



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Distance: 51 km
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