Shalloch on Minnoch via the north ridge
Shalloch on Minnoch is the most northerly major summit on the ridge that runs northwards from The Merrick - known as the Range of the Awful Hand. The route described here is rather boggy and featureless but provides the fastest approach; routes from the southwest give tougher going. The walk can be extended to take in Tarfessock and even Kirriereoch Hill before returning the same way back over the Shalloch - or, if transport allows, it could be the start of a complete traverse of the range including the Merrick.
Narrow, often very boggy path until the final pathless slopes - careful navigation required.
None to start.
Road verge around 1km south of Stinchar Bridge.
Deer Stalking information
Forestry Commission Scotland. No stalking issues.
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