South Loch Laggan
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Binnein Shios, Binnein Shuas and Lochan na H-earba
Sunday 14th July
Blairgowrie (Wellmeadow): 07.30 Alyth (Square): 07.15am
OS Map No:
A Walk – Binnein Shios & Binnein Shuas
Start at the lay-by at NN 433830, cross the bridge and follow track SE then E to 443822. Take track to the left and follow it alongside Loch Laggan for c 2.2 kms. At 466846 (just past small island), go E through sparse trees and over tussock grass to clear the trees (a deer fence may be met, follow S and over old fence at corner), Proceed NE to summit of B. Shios, 667m (G). Go SW to bealach at 479836 and ascend ridge to the summit of B. Shuas 746m (G). Descend SW on a sketchy path in the grass then W past the crags to the outward path at 443822 and back to the start.
Approx. distance: 18.3 km
Total ascent: 927 m
Min. walking time: 7 hrs
B Walk – Binnien Shios
Follow A Walk to summit and return by same route.
Approx. distance: 17.05 km
Total ascent: 574 m
Min. walking time: 6 hrs
C Walk – Lochan na H-earba
Follow A walk to point 443822 but take the track right (S) and follow over rising ground to start then down to the shore of the loch. Follow path as far as desired, it is possible to walk around the entire shoreline of the second loch section, over a bridge and back along the path walked on the first section. Return by the same route. (Distance and timing below is to the Loch shore and back)
Approx. distance: 10 km
Total ascent: 140 m
Min. walking time: 4hrs.
Next event is the annual BBQ on 20th July. Next walk is to the Blackmount on 4th August