Glas Maol Munros circuit, Cairnwell Pass

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Glas Maol is the highest of the four Munros on the east side of the Cairnwell Pass. With a high-level start and little descent between the summits, which are arranged on a plateau, this is a straightforward round in good conditions for four Munros.

Terrain

Some boggy ground on the approach, and flattish, fairly featureless stony terrain once the plateau.

Public Transport

None to start.

Start

Layby on A93 north of summit. Map and directions.

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 Essentials page for basic information on the skills, techniques and knowledge needed for winter hillwalking.

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