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An Caisteal and Beinn a'Chròin

Route: An Caisteal and Beinn a'Chròin, near Crianlarich

Munros: An Caisteal, Beinn a' Chròin

Date walked: 27/06/2021

Time taken: 7 hours

Distance: 15.41km

Ascent: 1477m

The route is not quite as described on here. To find your way up to the ridge you need to walk about 1.5km to the first gate and the start of the faint path is just the other side on the right. If you come off the track as described on the walk description you will need to climb the fence as there's no gate. It looks like people have climbed the fence as its been bent down. I found the correct point on my way back.
Also when it discribes the scramble up the rocks as easily manageable I'd disagree I didn't find it easy although I did manage to get up.
Having said that I really enjoyed this walk two fantastic hills and a great route.

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Statistics

2021

Trips: 8
Distance: 290.38 km
Ascent: 12075m
Munros: 6
Hewitts: 4
Wainwrights 1

2020

Trips: 6
Distance: 89.41 km
Ascent: 5515m
Munros: 1
Sub2000s: 1
Hewitts: 8
Wainwrights 12

2019

Trips: 21
Distance: 312 km
Ascent: 13021m
Munros: 2
Hewitts: 18
Wainwrights 16

2018

Trips: 26
Distance: 310.99 km
Ascent: 16936m
Munros: 2
Corbetts: 2
Sub2000s: 1
Hewitts: 16
Wainwrights 21

2017

Trips: 11
Distance: 133 km
Ascent: 7921m
Hewitts: 12
Wainwrights 25

2016

Trips: 24
Distance: 244.8 km
Ascent: 14604m
Hewitts: 21
Wainwrights 35

2015

Trips: 20
Distance: 235.56 km
Ascent: 14913m
Munros: 2
Corbetts: 1
Donalds: 2
Hewitts: 12
Wainwrights 34

2014

Trips: 28
Distance: 292.08 km
Ascent: 21979m
Munros: 5
Corbetts: 1
Grahams: 2
Hewitts: 28
Wainwrights 39

2013

Trips: 27
Distance: 327.84 km
Ascent: 23429m
Munros: 6
Hewitts: 40
Wainwrights 44

2012

Trips: 35
Distance: 500.98 km
Ascent: 35653m
Munros: 9
Hewitts: 70
Wainwrights 90

2011

Trips: 8
Distance: 93 km
Ascent: 7194m
Hewitts: 12
Wainwrights 19

2010

Trips: 1
Distance: 9 km
Ascent: 774m
Hewitts: 3
Wainwrights 4


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