Sunrise walk

Route: Meall Chuaich, Drumochter

Munros: Meall Chuaich

Date walked: 17/09/2019

Time taken: 4 hours

Distance: 14km

Ascent: 614m

It was cold at 7:30am when I started, the sun wasn't over the hills yet. It managed it finally as I walked beside the aqueduct.

The Power Station and the moon

The walk is exactly as described here in WH, long walk in and then short sharp climb to the top. The climb starts boggy and it doesn't improve till the first steep slope is finished and then it is good walking until boulders reached and they come in bands getting bigger the higher up the hill till the top is reached.
The top with showers in the background

Didn't hang around as I could see rainbows all around and rain plumes behind. Luckily they all missed.
Walked more to the north to get a look at the loch from above.
The loch and dam

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Location: Stirling
Interests: Curling, Walking, Swimming, Reading, Cycling.........
Activity: Rambler
Pub: Portcullis, Stirling
Mountain: Ben Loyal
Place: Sandend
Ideal day out: Walk through a variety of landscapes, with a good view, a waterfall, a bit of historic interest and some wildlife.

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