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Beinn a'Ghlo, Glen Tilt and a woodland walk
Sunday 31st March 2019
Blairgowrie (Wellmeadow): 8.00 am Alyth (Square): 7.45 am
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A Walk – Carn Liath and Braigh Coire Chruinn Bhalgain
Start at Loch Moraig (907672) follow track ENE to bothy (923679). Head NNE up shoulder to summit of Carn Liath (M 975m). Continue along ridge via Beinn Mhaol to Braigh Coire Chruinn Bhalgain (M 1070m). Return by retracing route or descend steeply SSE towards Beinn Bheag and into corrie. Then SE toward Allt Coire Lagain and to bothy and track back to start point.
Approx. distance: 18 km
Total ascent: 885 m
Min. walking time: 6.5 hrs
B Walk – Glen Tilt Circuit
Start at Old Bridge of Tilt car park (874662), Route follows Yellow way marked Atholl Estate trail. The outward path follows tracks to the East of the River Tilt, crossing to the West over bridge 300m north of Marble Lodge. Start by crossing bridge from car park and follow road to Fender Bridge (way marked diversion to Falls of Fender). Follow road NE to junction (300m) with track to Kincraigie (883675) then path to follow trail N up Glen Tilt. Cross the river over Gow Bridge (901718) then follow return route back to car park.
Approx. distance: 15 km
Total ascent: 326 m
Min. walking time: 4.5 hrs
C Walk – Woodland and Banvie Burn
Start as B walk, turn left out of car park WNW to Old Blair, then track SW past Woodend to junction at 843661 where track turns sharp right (sign posted Bruar Falls). Follow this rack through woods for approx. 2.5 km, bearing left (NW) where it meets Banavie Burn. At old bridge (854678) cross burn and follow track back to the car park. At just over half way along this section, take a detour to the right at 861672 to view the Whim with its panoramic view over Blair Castle to Ben Vrackie.
Approx. distance: 10 km
Total ascent: 100 m
Min. walking time: 3.5 hrs
The next club walk is on 21/04/2019 to An Caisteal starting at 7.30 am (Blairgowrie) and 7.15 am (Alyth).