Rights of Way to Kirkmichael from Alyth, Butterstone, Dunkeld and Dowally. Scotways Survey.

Rights of Way to Kirkmichael from Alyth, Butterstone, Dunkeld and Dowally. Scotways Survey.

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Introduction:

Scotways/Various start Alyth-Dunkeld https://email.bt.com/mail/index-rui.jsp?v=2.22.1-2#

Date:

Sunday 17th July

Transport:

7.30am

OS Map No:

53

Print Walksheet:

Today’s walks are part of a national survey of Scotways  routes for a new edition of Scottish Hill Tracks. Each walking group  will have a coordinator to ensure the correct route is followed and to complete  the survey sheet. They are not leaders. You are all still responsible for  your own safety.

A plus Walk –  Starting Alyth 07:00

Alyth to  Kirkmichael following Scotways hill track route 184. Via Hill of Alyth,  Tullymurdoch, Hill of Three Cairns, Blacklunans, Cray and Ashintully Castle.  More detail on the Scotways survey sheet (available in advance on request  from Norman), or in Scottish Hill Tracks 5th ed.

Approx.  distance:  32 km

Total ascent:  860 m

Min. walking time: 9 ½  hrs

A Walk –Starting  Dunkeld

Dunkeld  (Cally car park) to Kirkmichael following Scotways hill track route 174. Via  Mill Dam, Grews Hill, Riemore Lodge (bypassed to the north), Lochan  Oisinneach, Creag Garbh and Balchrochan. More detail on the Scotways survey  sheet (available in advance on request from Norman), or in Scottish Hill  Tracks 5th ed.

Approx.  distance:  24 km

Total ascent:  700 m

Min. walking time:  7 ¼  

B Walk – Starting  Dowally

Dowally to  Kirkmichael following Scotways hill track route 174 (alternative). Via Raor  Lodge, Loch Ordie, Lochan Oisinneach Mor, Lochan Oisinneach, Creag Garbh and  Balchrochan. More detail on the Scotways survey sheet (available in advance  on request from Norman), or in Scottish Hill Tracks 5th ed.  

Approx.  distance:   20 km

Total  ascent:  580 m

Min. walking time:  6 hrs

C Walk – Starting  Butterstone  

Butterstone  to Kirkmichael following Scotways hill track route 175. Via Riechip,  Craigend, Loch Benachally, Loch Charles, Woodhill and Cateran Trail. More  detail on the Scotways survey sheet (available in advance on request from  Norman), or in Scottish Hill Tracks 5th ed.

Approx.  distance:   19 km

Total  ascent:  530 m

Min. walking time: 5 ¾ 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 on the 7th August 2022 to Glen Feshie starting at 07:30 am (Blairgowrie) and 07:15 am (Alyth).

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