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A’Chailleach (Munro), Creag Liath (Graham) and Creag an Loin (547m)
Sunday 10th October
Coach - Alyth 7.15, Blair (Wellmeadow) 7.30am
OS Map No:
A Walk – A’Chailleach (Munro)
Start in the centre of Newtonmore (NN715992) and walk up Glen Road towards Glen Banchor. Before the car park at NN694998 take the track N which follows the Allt a’Chaorainn. After 2km take the L fork to ascend A’ Chailleach (930m). From the summit head SW over Geal Charn (889m) and descend to track which follows the Allt Fionndrigh back to Glen Banchor and the minor road to Newtonmore.
Approx. distance: 17.5 km
Total ascent: 720 m
Min. walking time: 6.0 hrs
B Walk – Creag Liath (Graham)
Start as A walk and head up minor road to car park and Glenballoch. Take the track NW up the E side of the Allt Fionndrigh and over bridge at NH 660019 (not marked on 1:50000 map), then turn SE and ascend ridge to Creag Liath (743m). Continue S towards 642m point but at slight col head SE for the S end of the forestry plantation then back to Glenballoch and Newtonmore.
Approx. distance: 14 km
Total ascent: 500 m
Min. walking time: 4 hrs 30 min
C Walk – Creag an Loin (547m)
As A walk up Glen Road to NN694998 then follow track for 1.5km before heading E over Creag an Loin (547m). Continue E to Allt na Feithe Buidhe then descend to Newtonmore by one of the numerous tracks.
Approx. distance: 8.0 km
Total ascent: 300 m
Min. walking time: 2 hrs 30min
The next club walk is on the 31st October 2021 to Glenshee/Glen Ey starting at 08.00 am (Blairgowrie) and 07.45 am (Alyth).