A Glen Doll Circular route just to keep it interesting.

Munros: Broad Cairn, Cairn Bannoch

Date walked: 31/08/2017

Time taken: 5.75 hours

Distance: 23.6km

Ascent: 1091m

Following on from StevieC's excellent report on this walk he did a couple of days after us, I decided to follow up with a report of my own.

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After leaving the car park and following the riverside path on the South side of the river
The normal path takes you over the bridge but as I was uncertain about the situation of the reported washed away bridge further upstream we decided to continue on the South side of the river. At first the path was fine but later on became pretty muddy and undulating. This is where Harris dropped behind as I was later to find out he lost the rubber stopper to his walking stick and had to dig deep in the mud with his hand to find the end of it.
Looking back to the track which we were to be later joining up with still on the South side of the river
Now on the track and seeing that the bridge had been put back into positin after being damaged by flood waters
Further up the glen looking back
Time for a break at the Roy Tait's bridge at Bachnagairn
Harris with his Great Grand Fathers walking pole which he has now made his own, and is a constant companion up the hills
A fairly new path going up to Broadcairn has assisted walking a great deal
On the boulderfield at Broadcairn with Loch Muick
Grandson and his Grampa on the summit of Broadcairn
Grandson and his Grampa on the summit of Broadcairn
At the summit cairn on Cairn Bannoch
Looking over to the cliffs above Dubh Loch with Lochnagar behind
On the South slopes of Fafernie heading topwards Crow Cragies
Broadcairn in the distance
At the summit of Crow Craigies
You can just see the faint path which passes on the left hand side of the water then circles around the back. On the left is Loch Esk
Heading down towards Glen Doll
Memorial plaque to commemorate the five members of the Uiversal Hiking Club Glasgow who died
The posts signify the shelter
Davy's Bourach named after Jock Winter a local shepherd in around 1887 established the route as a right of way
Further down the Glen Doll path
And heading down into the trees
At the Jock's road sign

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Comments: 4

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Attachment(s) Corbetts: Beinn Mheadhonach
Date walked: 29/08/2017
Distance: 22.3km
Ascent: 1323m
Comments: 8
Views: 744

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Attachment(s) Sub 2000s: Strathfinella Hill
Date walked: 28/08/2017
Distance: 4.24km
Ascent: 293m
Views: 499

Hart Fell, not the usual way, but quick all the same.

Attachment(s) Corbetts: Hart Fell
Donalds: Hart Fell
Date walked: 22/08/2017
Distance: 12.2km
Ascent: 868m
Comments: 5
Views: 648

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Attachment(s) Corbetts: White Coomb
Donalds: White Coomb
Date walked: 18/08/2017
Distance: 11.3km
Ascent: 740m
Views: 489

Broad Law, a grassy rounded lump

Attachment(s) Corbetts: Broad Law
Donalds: Broad Law
Date walked: 17/08/2017
Distance: 7.32km
Ascent: 403m
Views: 480

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Attachment(s) Corbetts: Bac an Eich
Date walked: 08/07/2017
Distance: 17.4km
Ascent: 824m
Comments: 1
Views: 620

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Attachment(s) Corbetts: An Sidhean
Date walked: 07/07/2017
Distance: 17.76km
Ascent: 879m
Comments: 5
Views: 726

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Attachment(s) Sub 2000s: Meall a'Mhaoil
Date walked: 03/07/2017
Distance: 3.02km
Ascent: 265m
Comments: 8
Views: 627

Spider's Compleation on An Teallach a Pictorial account

Attachment(s) Munros: Bidein a'Ghlas Thuill (An Teallach), Sgurr Fiona (An Teallach)
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Distance: 13.8km
Ascent: 1408m
Comments: 4
Views: 620

The Rodmiester

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Location: Carnoustie
Interests: Hill Walking, Scrambling, Mountain Biking and Photography
Activity: Munro compleatist
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Mountain: Too many to list.
Place: Skye and the North West
Gear: Rab vapour-rise top
Member: Argyll Mountaineering Club
John Muir Trust
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Camera: Canon SX220HS
Ideal day out: A high level ridge-walk with some scrambling.
Munro rounds: 1

Munros: 103
Corbetts: 187
Grahams: 44
Donalds: 12
Wainwrights: 1
Hewitts: 3
Sub 2000: 59

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