A' Mharconaich and Geal Chàrn, Drumochter

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These are the northerly two summits of the four Munros on the west side of the Drumochter Pass. Geal Chàrn is a featureless lump with superb views towards Ben Alder, whilst A' Mharconaich is the shapliest of the range, with a steep prow prominent from the A9.


Straightforward hillwalking on these heathery mountains; the descent down the nose of A' Mharconaich is steeper and requires more care in winter. Final section is boggy and has a burn crossing.

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None to start.


Car park just off A9 near Balsporran Cottages. Open start point in Google Maps for directions.

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