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Walk 3

Saturday 15th September

 

Auchavan to Gleann Beag via Glas Maol and Creag Leacach 

 

Distance: 15km/10 miles. Ascent 940m.

Start: Mini-bus leaves Blairgowrie Wellmeadow 08:30.

Finish: Gleann Beag app 15:45.  With a short drive to the Lair Pottery for refreshments, returning to Blairgowrie at app 17:00

Spaces: Maximum 12, minimum 7.

Notes: Very Strenuous. Hillwalking gear essential. Packed lunch and snacks required.

Maps: Landranger 43.  Explorer 387.

 

About the walk:

 

We start in upper Glen Clova, following the Monega Road (the highest formal right of way in the UK), which goes over Monega Hill overlooking the airy and remote Caenlochan Glen, the subject of a walk in 2016, to Glas Maol (the highest Munro in Angus at 1068m).  Here we follow the ridge down to Creag Leacach (987m) with a steep descent to the car park in Gleann Beag.

 

Monega Hill overlooking Caenlochan and Canness Glens Glas Maol
 
On the way from Glas Maol (in the background to Creag Leacach The descent from Creag Leacach, the car park is down there!

 

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