Glas Tulaichean

Glas Tulaichean

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Glas Tulaichean, Ben Earb/Meall Choire Bhuidhe or Ben Gulabin


Sunday 16th February 2020


Blairgowrie (Wellmeadow): 8:00 am Alyth (Square): 7:45 am

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A Walk – Glas  Tulaichean

Start at the Spittal of Glenshee and follow  the road to Dalmunzie Hotel. Turn North-west past Glenlochsie Farm and follow  the line of the Old railway to Glenlochsie Lodge. Ascend the South ridge,  over Breac-reidh to Glas Tulaichean (M-1051m.) Descend by the South-east  ridge over spot heights, 824m, 827m and 802m and Creag Breac to re-join the  old railway and the route of ascent back to the *Spittal.

Approx.  distance:   20km

Total  ascent: 775m

Min.  walking time:  6.5hrs

B Walk – Ben Earb/Meall Choire Bhuidhe

Start  at the Spittal of Glenshee and head South-west rising into Coire Lairige to  095684, and the coll at An Lairig. Leave this path and climb Northwest to Ben  Earb, 801m crossing over Creag an Dubh Shluic. Descend North-west and climb  to the summit of Meall a’ Choire Bhuidhe, 868m, which is classified as a  “Child Summit” of Glas Tulaichean. Continue North-east to the coll at 058718  and descend North-east to Glenlochsie Lodge. Follow the track and the old  railway line South-east to Dalmunzie Hotel and return to the starting point  at the *Spittal of Glenshee.

Approx.  distance:   15km

Total  ascent: 670m

Min.  walking time:  5.5hrs

C Walk – Ben  Gulabin  

Start  at the Spittal of Glenshee and follow the A93 north for approx. 1.5km to  115715. Leave the road here and follow the path rising North-west to the coll  at 105729. Turn South-west and climb to the summit of Ben Gulabin. Retrace  your rout of ascent back to the starting point at the *SPITTAL.

Approx.  distance:   9km                 Total ascent:  470m                         Min walking  time:  4hrs


*Until the 18th century, wolves roamed the  deep wooded glens of Scotland and struck fear into the hearts of many, to the  extent that shelters or `spittals` were built in remote areas. Travellers  would progress only as far as the `spittal` before nightfall, while outside  the wolves howled on the chill northern wind. Think on this as you munch your  scone at 11:00am.

Next Walk/Activity:

The next club walk is on the 8th March to Clachnaben. starting at 7:30am (Blairgowrie) and 7:45am (Alyth). Other information/events: AGM and Annual Dinner, Blairgowrie Golf Club, 7:00pm, 27th March 2020.

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