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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
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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.
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Looking back to the track which we were to be later joining up with still on the South side of the river
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Now on the track and seeing that the bridge had been put back into positin after being damaged by flood waters
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Further up the glen looking back
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Time for a break at the Roy Tait's bridge at Bachnagairn
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Harris with his Great Grand Fathers walking pole which he has now made his own, and is a constant companion up the hills
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A fairly new path going up to Broadcairn has assisted walking a great deal
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On the boulderfield at Broadcairn with Loch Muick
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Grandson and his Grampa on the summit of Broadcairn
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Grandson and his Grampa on the summit of Broadcairn
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At the summit cairn on Cairn Bannoch
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Looking over to the cliffs above Dubh Loch with Lochnagar behind
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On the South slopes of Fafernie heading topwards Crow Cragies
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Broadcairn in the distance
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At the summit of Crow Craigies
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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
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Heading down towards Glen Doll
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Memorial plaque to commemorate the five members of the Uiversal Hiking Club Glasgow who died
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The posts signify the shelter
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Davy's Bourach named after Jock Winter a local shepherd in around 1887 established the route as a right of way
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Further down the Glen Doll path
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And heading down into the trees
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At the Jock's road sign

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Comments: 4



Beinn Mheadhonach Glen Tilt a superb walk with the Grandson

Attachment(s) Corbetts: Beinn Mheadhonach
Date walked: 29/08/2017
Distance: 22.3km
Ascent: 1323m
Comments: 8
Views: 618


Strathfinella Hill by a different route and better way

Attachment(s) Sub 2000s: Strathfinella Hill
Date walked: 28/08/2017
Distance: 4.24km
Ascent: 293m
Views: 423


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: 554


White Coomb climbed not the obvious way

Attachment(s) Corbetts: White Coomb
Donalds: White Coomb
Date walked: 18/08/2017
Distance: 11.3km
Ascent: 740m
Views: 397


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: 376


Lovely Corbett up the wonderful Glen Strathconon

Attachment(s) Corbetts: Bac an Eich
Date walked: 08/07/2017
Distance: 17.4km
Ascent: 824m
Comments: 1
Views: 493


An Sidhean, worth the long drive up the glen

Attachment(s) Corbetts: An Sidhean
Date walked: 07/07/2017
Distance: 17.76km
Ascent: 879m
Comments: 5
Views: 619


Meall a'Mhaoil, another wee gem on Skye, stunning views

Attachment(s) Sub 2000s: Meall a'Mhaoil
Date walked: 03/07/2017
Distance: 3.02km
Ascent: 265m
Comments: 8
Views: 560


Spider's Compleation on An Teallach a Pictorial account

Attachment(s) Munros: Bidein a'Ghlas Thuill (An Teallach), Sgurr Fiona (An Teallach)
Date walked: 01/07/2017
Distance: 13.8km
Ascent: 1408m
Comments: 4
Views: 539

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Location: Carnoustie
Interests: Hill Walking, Scrambling, Mountain Biking and Photography
Activity: Munro compleatist
Pub: Don't have a favourite.
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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Ideal day out: A high level ridge-walk with some scrambling.
Munro rounds: 1

Munros: 103
Corbetts: 173
Grahams: 43
Donalds: 12
Wainwrights: 1
Hewitts: 3
Sub 2000: 56



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2017

Trips: 37
Distance: 550.74 km
Ascent: 30207m
Munros: 4
Corbetts: 36
Donalds: 7
Sub2000s: 2

2016

Trips: 57
Distance: 716.61 km
Ascent: 48217m
Munros: 19
Corbetts: 45
Grahams: 5
Sub2000s: 1

2015

Trips: 50
Distance: 599.13 km
Ascent: 35667m
Munros: 11
Corbetts: 36
Grahams: 6
Sub2000s: 9

2014

Trips: 44
Distance: 521.68 km
Ascent: 31702m
Munros: 15
Corbetts: 18
Grahams: 12
Sub2000s: 4
Hewitts: 2

2013

Trips: 69
Distance: 722.72 km
Ascent: 37992m
Munros: 14
Corbetts: 20
Grahams: 18
Donalds: 5
Sub2000s: 30

2012

Trips: 11
Distance: 129.33 km
Ascent: 6905m
Munros: 10
Corbetts: 3
Grahams: 1
Sub2000s: 2


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