Geal Charn, from Dorback Lodge near Nethy Bridge

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Like most hills which share the name, Geal Charn is an undistinguished and rounded hill with heathery slopes. Although pathless it can be climbed in a short half-day, and can usually be relied upon to provide solitude.


Pathless hillsides; deep heather. There are some sections of peat bog, and near the start the burn needs to be crossed which may require a wade.

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End of public road near Dorback Lodge. Open start point in Google Maps for directions.

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