Ben Avon via Gleann an-Slugain
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.
Good paths for most of the route; very exposed on the plateau with difficult navigation if cloud is down.
None to start.
Car park at Keiloch (charge).
Hillwalking in Winter
Please note that hillwalking when there is snow lying requires an ice-axe, crampons and the knowledge, experience and skill to use them correctly. All route descriptions and difficulties given here are for summer conditions. See our Winter Skills page for basic information on the essential skills, techniques and knowledge needed for winter hillwalking.
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