Creag Meagaidh

Creag Meagaidh

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Introduction:

Creag Meagaidh, Lochan a Choire, Caorn Liath.Meall an t Snaim

Date:

Sunday 15th May

Transport:

Coach Wellmeadow 7.30am, ALyth Square 7.15am and Dunkeld 7.50am

OS Map No:

34

Print Walksheet:

A Walk –  Creag Meagaidh

From the Visitor Carpark at Aberarder, head  NNW and then the path to Lochan a Choire. From here climb the coll and the  “Window”. Head South then west to true summit of Creag Meagaidh (M-1130m).  Return to East spot height 1070m Puist Coire Ardair. Descend East then NE  down the shoulder for 3km. Turn SE for 1½km then cross the footbridge. Head  back to the Visitor Centre and the starting point. 

Approx.  distance:  17 km

Total  ascent: 1040 m

Min.  walking time: 6½ hrs

B Walk – Cairn  Liath/Meall an t Snaim

Start  as the “A” walk past the Visitor Centre and follow the path towards Lochan a  Choire for approx. 5km. Leave the path and head N up the shoulder of Na  Cnapanan 623m. and continue on to Carn Liath (M-1006m). Head W to Meall an t  Snaim 869m. and continue to spot heihjt 963m, SSW to Mon Choire 991m. Return  to starting point by descending S to the path leading back to the Visitor  Centre and the Starting point.

Approx.  distance:  13 km

Total  ascent: 530m m

Min.  walking time: 4½ hrs

C Walk – Lochan  a Choire

Start  as the “A walk” and follow the footpath to Lochan a Choire. Return by a  reverse of the same route back to the Visitor Centre and the Carpark.

Approx.  distance:  12 km

Total  ascent: 370 m

Min.  walking time: 4 hrs

Please note that the Minimum walking times are based on reasonably fast walkers and assuming good conditions. The times do not include stops or breaks. In poor weather conditions or if members are not comfortable walking at 4km/hour then alternative or shorter routes should be considered.

Next Walk/Activity:

The next club walk is an Overnight adventure to observe the setting sun and the following mornings rising sun on 19th/20th June. Leaving Blairgowrie at 6:00pm, transport by car. Destination Creag nan Gabhar, Glen Clunie. Other information/events: Club weekend to Arran is 3rd-5th June

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