Cairnwell Munro Trio plus Two Tops
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The Glenshee Ski Centre lies on the county boundary between Perthshire and Aberdeenshire at a height of 650 metres. Starting at this height leaves only 267 metres to the summit of Carn Aosda, easily reachable in 45 minutes. From here the route contours round the ridge, passing above Loch Vrotachan before ascending Carn nan Sac, which lies in the centre of the triangle of Munros and also gives a great view down Glenshee. From this top a wide flat ridge leads to Carn a Gheoidh, the second Munro of the walk. From here a 4km round trip takes you to Carn Bhinnein, a smaller top of Carn a Gheoidh. The route then doubles back to the ridge above Glenshee and you have a short climb to The Cairnwell summit before descending over the heather-covered hillside to the ski centre below.
Scotland - Northeast Scotland - Perth and Kinross - Glenshee
Great Views, Lake/Loch, Mountains, Munro, Restaurant, Toilets, Wildlife
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