Creag nan Gobhar - South Laggan

Date walked: 30/03/2019

Time taken: 3 hours

Distance: 8km

Ascent: 500m

Just a quick walk up Creag nan Gobhar today. It is a 500m hill that rises above Loch Oich. From the A82 there are two approaches, either through the South Laggan forest, or to go along the Great Glen Way by Loch Oich for a while and then head straight up the side of the hill. The former has the advantage of being on forest tracks for a while, but then trackless through the forest for a while and then across some wet lumpy heather to the summit. The latter way is much more direct, but also far steeper, but the ground is drier. Also the views are better once you get above the trees. I went up via the direct route up the hill, and then back down through the forest. I headed straigh down a newly cleared section, however it might eb advisable to stick to the forest tracks, it was pretty rough.

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The restoration of a small piece of track and the platform at the old Invergarry railway station. It is located just behind the Great Glen Water Park

The point at which I left the GGW to head up the hill

Loch Oich and Sron a' Choire Ghairbh from the side of the hill

Looking north along Loch Oich

From the summit looking south towards Loch Lochy

The final walk down the hill through newly cleared forest. The poles mark a buried pipe for the new hydro plant.

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Leitir Fionnlaigh above Loch Lochy

Attachment(s) Date walked: 02/03/2019
Distance: 19km
Ascent: 730m
Views: 277

Walking along the Loch Lochy hills, south to north.

Attachment(s) Munros: Meall na Teanga, Sròn a' Choire Ghairbh
Corbetts: Ben Tee
Date walked: 24/02/2019
Distance: 30km
Ascent: 1740m
Views: 748

The Inneses via bike up the Lairig

Attachment(s) Corbetts: Cruach Innse, Sgùrr Innse
Date walked: 10/02/2019
Distance: 19km
Ascent: 1066m
Comments: 2
Views: 733

Sron a' Choire Ghairbh bike and walking

Attachment(s) Munros: Sròn a' Choire Ghairbh
Date walked: 02/02/2019
Distance: 21km
Ascent: 959m
Views: 604

Kilfinnan Falls and Loch a' Choire Ghlais

Attachment(s) Date walked: 28/01/2019
Distance: 15km
Ascent: 500m
Comments: 2
Views: 493

Beinn a'Chaorainn by itself

Attachment(s) Munros: Beinn a' Chaorainn (Glen Spean)
Date walked: 19/01/2019
Distance: 16.5km
Ascent: 854m
Comments: 2
Views: 728

Carn a' Chuilinn in the first snow of 2019

Attachment(s) Corbetts: Càrn a' Chuilinn
Date walked: 17/01/2019
Distance: 17.25km
Views: 594

Saileag and others, New years day 2018

Attachment(s) Munros: Aonach Meadhoin, Sàileag, Sgùrr a' Bhealaich Dheirg
Date walked: 01/01/2019
Distance: 12.5km
Ascent: 1432m
Comments: 1
Views: 832

Gulvain Bike - Hike

Attachment(s) Munros: Gulvain
Date walked: 28/12/2018
Distance: 22.6km
Ascent: 1260m
Comments: 1
Views: 1032


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Place: West highlands

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