Carn Ban via Alladale

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Carn Ban is one of the most remote Corbetts, though the approach can be greatly eased by use of a mountain bike for the first (and last) 11.5km or more. For those completing the whole distance on foot, there are plenty of possible wild-camping spots. The approach through Gleann Mor passes through stunning regenerating pine and birch woods. Stalkers' paths aid the ascent and descent whilst the summits are grassy and spacious with stunning views.

Terrain

Landrover tracks for approach, with stalkers path up and down hill. Pathless grassy walking on the summits. Some boggy ground.

Public Transport

None.

Start

Parking area at end of public road to Alladale (near Glencalvie Lodge). Open start point in Google Maps for directions.

Deer Stalking information

Land south-east of rim of Coire Mor, Pt 779m and Meall nam Madadh, including summit, and extending south to Gleann Beag: Alladale Wilderness Reserve. Stalking between early July and 20th October. No stalking on Sundays. The approach path from Black Bridge along Loch Vaich to Deanich Lodge, and westward to Gleann Beag, is always OK. If further information is needed, please phone 01863 755338.

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