Ben Avon via Gleann an-Slugain

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Ben Avon is the easternmost of the High Cairngorms and its vast high level plateau sprawls over an area large enough for an entire hill range in the West Highlands. Its outstanding feature is the array of remarkable granite tors all over the plateau. This walk gives the shortest ascent, using the old right of way up Gleann an t-Slugain.

Terrain

Good paths for most of the route; very exposed on the plateau with difficult navigation if cloud is down.

Public Transport

None to start.

Start

Car park at Keiloch (charge). Map and directions.

Deer Stalking information

Land southeast of ridge from Beinn a'Bhuird North Top-Ben Avon-Loch Builg, including approaches via Gleann an t-Slugain and the upper Gairn: Invercauld. Stalking between early Aug and 20 Oct. No stalking on Sundays. If further information is needed, please e-mail office@invercauld.estate or phone 01339 741224.

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