Cooler of late but a good day as I take the circuit on in an anti-clockwise direction. Komoot user Adventurer Nic recorded a hike: Munro Route 20: North Glen Shiel, Glen Affric, 12 Munros — 282 Munros of Scotland. Wpd Scotland states in its application to Highland Council: “The potential for visual impact on the setting of and views both into and out of the National Scenic Area, Special Landscape Areas and popular Glen Affric Munros including Carn Eigh, Mam Sodhail, Tom a Choinich and Toll Creagach would need to be considered.” Head south on a distinct path to grassy ground on a wide bealach, There are two options from here : if weather is fine then stick to the crest, which narrows as it climbs and the path starts to climb to gain the wide plateau of Carn na Con Dhu. 15,14,13: Glen Affric circuit Mam Sodhail, Carn Eighe, Beinn Fhionnlaidh, Tom a'Choinich (14th Aug 2010) It had been a productive summer - now down to only 16 Munros still to climb. Grid reference: NH 08817 22997. We had three big days covering nearly 100km and 15 munros then another big 30km day and 4 more in Mullardoch today. A forestry track heads west, walk along this through the regenerating forest for 2.5km to a junction. Like the munro’s that inspired it. Your Route Log . Continue down south-east, then east and pick up a stalkers path that travels down to the Affric road, from where it's 3km hike back to the bridge. Published: 12:16, 31 May 2019. Follow the crest of the rim around to Meall Shuas, then descend very pleasant grassy ground to Loch Mullardoch some 500m below. There is a well-built summit cairn, and a trig point that appears to be slightly lower just beyond. Reach a narrow bealach before the minor summit with the spot height of 1040m, which can be by-passed. For the enthusiastic 'Munro Bagger', the area around Strathglass offers thirteen Munros, seventeen if including those in West Affric. Easy going up to Carn nan Gobhar, then continue along the other Munros as described in the 'Main Route' to An Socach. Munros: 267 Corbetts: 72 Grahams: 55 Donalds: 66 New Donalds: 85 Sub 2000s: 46 : Posted: Sat Aug 31, 2013 7:00 pm Post subject: An Socach(Glen Affric) TRIP REPORT: Show trip details. South-west and on a faint path, a narrow bealach leads to Mullach na Dheiragain. Facts notes for the Glen Affric Youth Hostel state: “Your accommodation is in a extremely remote location with the nearest road 7.five miles away. 27: 11 THE MAMORES. The easiest descent is to head directly southwards. Over one more bump to continue following fence posts on pleasant grassy ground to the summit of Tom a'Choinich. Don't head up to Carn Eighe ! Sunday, my penultimate day, is about the five Munros of the Glen Affric forest. Glen Affric June 16, 2015. It is also five Munros with a total distance walked of 37km (23 miles). Descent to Bealach Bholla on a path, encountering some short easy scrambling sections on the way. Instead, continue northwards contouring around it and fill up your water-bottle on one of the springs. Posted by Balance & Risk on May 12, 2018 June 20, 2018. There are some sharp drops on the eastern side of this hill, therefore careful navigation in mist might be needed to find the path down. Ben Lui Group. Aim south-east from the summit and follow a worn path around Coire nan Dearcag, over some bumps to Stob Coire na Cloiche. Time: 7h 38m 56s. The mountains to the south of Loch Mullardoch and above Glen Affric are rougher, require more effort and have no obvious pathed routes accessing from Loch Mullardoch. View. Angus, the boatman at Mullardoch dam will, for a fee, take people up Loch Mullardoch to near 'Seldom Inn'. Our Database. People are asked to stay at home except for essential purposes. 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