The Cairnwell munros.

Route: The Cairnwell Munros

Munros: Carn a'Gheoidh, Carn Aosda, The Cairnwell

Date walked: 02/04/2010

Time taken: 6 hours

Distance: 11km

Ascent: 595m

A very clear crisp morning at Glenshee, Fumbled about trying to find the start of the walk, ended up just heading up towards the ski lifts stopping briefly at the bottom of a lift to ask the easyest way up, continued up to top of Carn Aosda, stopping for a sannie and a brew, Got pic taken by passing lady walker, chatted briefly then headed on to Carn a Gheoidh, lots of snow every where, fantastic views, passed the frozen loch Vrotachan , another sannie at Carn a Gheoidh cairn then off to the Cairnwell, passing the sign post, took a few more pics at the top of the Cairnwell and headed back down, excellent views of the hills from here, back at the car by 17: 30 and the ski center was almost deserted by now, slow drive back to Braemar stopping again briefly to capture the herd of deer grazing at the bottom of (unknown to me) hill, an excellent days walking, I may have done them in the wrong order but still enjoyed the day, plenty sunshine and clear skys with very good visability.
Carn Aosda 917m.JPG
Top of Carn Aosda with the Cairnwell in back ground
Other side of A93
Looking back towards Braemar
Loch Vrotachan
Carn a Gheoidh cairn
Heading over to the Cairnwell
The Cairnwell 933m.JPG
One of the views from the Cairnwell
Heading back to Braemar

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Attachment(s) Corbetts: Morrone
Date walked: 01/04/2010
Distance: 12km
Ascent: 650m
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Creag Choinnich, Braemar.

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Attachment(s) Date walked: 31/03/2010
Distance: 2km
Ascent: 165m
Views: 538


Activity: Mountaineer
Pub: Kitchen fridge
Mountain: Still undecided
Place: Cairngorms
Gear: Deuter streamer
Member: None yet
Ideal day out: A day on the hills followed by a few beers and good food.
Ambition: Kilimanjaro

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