Auchnafree Hill from Loch Turret

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Auchnafree Hill has an indistinguished summit of a rather sprawling moorland. However, it overlooks the impressive glacial trench of Loch Turret, making for an enjoyable hillwalk.


Good tracks for most of the route; away from the tracks the plateau is boggy and featureless. Descent route is on fainter, rougher heather path, which eventually peters out.

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Loch Turret dam car park. Open start point in Google Maps for 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 Skills page for basic information on the essential skills, techniques and knowledge needed for winter hillwalking.

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