Benachally from Dowally
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Benachally, Deuchary Hill or Loch Ordie
Sunday 26th January
Blairgowrie (Wellmeadow): 08.30 am Alyth (Square): 08.15 am
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A Walk – Benachally
Start beside Dowally Craft Shop off the A9 at NO000481 then take the cycle track and the private road and track past the cottages and uphill to Raor Lodge. Take the track N to Loch Ordie skirting the S side of the loch to Riemore Lodge and continue on track NE for 1km before ascending Benachally (487m). From the track re-trace steps to main track before heading S past Grewshill to track junction at NO049486 which skirts S side of Deuchary Hill.
Continue SW then S to Mill Dam and onto Cally car park and Dunkeld.
Approx. distance: 21 km
Total ascent: 500 m
Min. walking time: 6.5 hrs
B Walk – Deuchary Hill
As A walk to Raor Lodge then to Loch Ordie, skirting S side of loch then track S past Grewshill before turning W and ascending Deuchary Hill (511m). Descend to track then S to Mill Dam, passing Birkenburn and Cally car park to Dunkeld.
Approx. distance: 15 km
Total ascent: 440 m
Min. walking time: 5 hrs
C Walk – Loch Ordie
Start as A walk to Raor Lodge then N to Loch Ordie. At Loch Ordie take the track behind the cottages which contours around the W side of Deuchary Hill before descending to Mill Dam and out via Birkenburn and Cally car park to Dunkeld.
Approx. distance: 12 km
Total ascent: 150 m
Min. walking time: 3.5 hrs
The next club walk is on the 16th February 2020 to Glas Tulaichean starting at 08.00 am (Blairgowrie) and 07.45 am (Alyth).