The Sow of Atholl, from Dalnaspidal

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The Sow of Atholl - also known by its Gaelic name of Meall an Dobharchain - is a familiar sight to travellers through the Drumochter Pass, presenting steep slopes to the north and east. It is a rather rounded hill, and perhaps most often climbed as a finale to an outing over the West Drumochter Munros. The route given here is a short, pathless ascent from Dalnaspidal up heathery slopes.

Terrain

Landrover track at start, then rough, pathless heathery hillside

Public Transport

None to start.

Start

Parking area before level crossing, near Dalnaspidal Lodge. Map and directions.

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