Poulary to Cluanie
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From Poulary (on the Tomdoun to Kinlochhourn road) the route heads west to pick up a path which heads over the Mam na Seilg pass before a descending to cross the River Loyne (a wade even in low water conditions) and another climb before the old road is followed to reach the Cluanie Inn and Bakehouse coffee shop on the A87.
Moorland paths, boggy in places, some indistinct sections. Crossing the River Loyne could be impossible in spate conditions
Long distance buses serve Cluanie; no public transport to Poulary.
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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