Càrn na Saobhaidhe, via Dunmaglass

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Càrn na Saobhaidhe is the highest summit on the vast, sprawling peaty moorland that makes up the northern Monadhliath. A remote place, it can be approached from Coignafearn in Strathdearn, from Garthebeg, or via a bulldozed track which reaches right to the summit from Dunmaglass as described here. The walk up the ugly track can become tedious, and a windfarm is currently being constructed east of this route which can mean heavy lorries using the track. Due to the profusion of new tracks, carefully navigation is required - gps is useful.


Landrover track throughout - a mountain bike could be used. The track crosses a burn four times near the final section.

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None to start.


Phone box at junction on B851 at NH 607244. Open start point in Google Maps for directions.

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