Chalamain Gap circuit

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The Chalamain Gap is a bouldery defile on the path that links the Cairn Gorm ski road with the Lairig Ghru. It forms the centerpiece of this grand circular walk that combines many of the finest aspects of the Cairngorms - rocky, bare mountainsides, beautiful pinewoods, and forest lochs.

Terrain

Mostly well made paths. The section through the Chalamain Gap is very rough, involving clambering over large boulders; there's also a rougher path back up to the Sugar Bowl.

Public Transport

Bus to Sugarbowl car park, from Aviemore.

Start

Sugarbowl car park (charge). Open start point in Google Maps for directions.

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