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Walk 3

Saturday 16th September

 

Dalnacarn - Kirkmichael

 

Distance: 10km/9 miles. Ascent 470m.

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

Finish: Kirkmichael Log Cabin Hotel for refreshments at 13:30, before departing for Blairgowrie at app 14:00.  Returning to Blairgowrie at app 14:30

Spaces: Maximum 12, minimum 7.

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

Maps: Landranger 43, 53.  Explorer 387.

 

About the walk:

 

This is an underrated walk from Glen Brerachan near Pitlochry over Blath Bhalg (641m) (pr. blar valack).  This is a Graham (Scottish hills between 2,000 and 2,500ft high) through Glen Derby where the remains of ancient steadings and a ferm-toun will be visited, and ending at Kirkmichael Log Cabin Hotel for refreshments.  If the weather is clear Ben Nevis can be seen from the summit.

 

Ben Nevis and the west from Blath Bhalg Schiehallion from Blath Bhalg Ben Vrackie from Blath Bhalg
     
Beinn a Ghlo's from Blath Bhalg Beinn a Ghlo's in winter from Blath Bhalg Glen Derby fermtoun

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