Lochnagar ... June 2005
Lochnagar, - Carn a' Coire Boidheach,
Carn an t Sagairt Mor, - Cairn Bannoch, - Broad Cairn

A classic high level walk exploring the eastern glens

 


Leaving Spital of Glen Muick, Lochnagar (left rear) still shrouded in early morning mist
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A magnificent Scots pine forest
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Mist all but gone, Pap of Lochnagar is the small mound just left of center.
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East side of Lochnagar with Mekle Pap rightmost
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The Cliffs of Lochnagar
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Lochnagar, the summit cairn can be seen on the right hand side.
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Lochnagar's summit tor. On a nice day without a crowd !
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Lochnagar's Trig Point, with Loch nan Eun behind
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A semi pano from Lochnagar. We can see our next Munro "Carn a Coire Boidheach"
this being the rather rounded top just to the left of the lochain
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Looking back to Lochnagar from the summit cairn of Carn a Coire Boidheach
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Heading towards Carn an Sagairt Mor, this being the left one of the two rounded hills ahead.
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Carn an Sagairt Mor summit cairn with Glas Maol being the big hill in the background.
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Looking into Carn an Turics magnificent north eastern corrie Loch Kander to the left of this
corrie is Carn of Claise, with Glas Maol being the big hill behind
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Heading towards Cairn Bannoch and Broad Cairn, the little lochan to the left is "Dubh Loch" this feeds into Loch Muick.
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Summit Cairn of Cairn Bannoch, the Torred hill on the horizon is Ben Avon, the leftmost hill is Beinn a Bhuird
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Crossing the Cairn of Gowl and on route towards Broad Cairn
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Lock Muick from the summit of Broad Cairn
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Lock Muick from the head of Coire Chash. Mount Keen is the dark looking hill on the skyline.
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A weather beaten Rowan on the path down to Loch Muick
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Looking north east over Loch Muick
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Glas-allt-Shiel, .......... what a place to live!
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The path along the south shore, a far better alternative to the Land Rover track.
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Heading along the east side of Lock Muick towards Spittal of Glen Muick
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Looking back over Loch Muick to Broad Cairn
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Back to the Spittal of Glen Muick.
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Total .. 19 Miles, 3600' Ascent
( 29.8 points of effort )