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Route advice aviemore to glasgow

Postby windjammer » Sun Mar 10, 2019 10:39 pm

Thinking of heading north to Scotland at Easter,park up at Glasgow catch the train to aviemore Thursday evening,find some were to camp or bothy for the night then make my way back to Glasgow over 4 days.looked at the outer trail of cairngorm loop that goes south from aviemore to the a9,then head up north to laggan pick up the ht550 to tyndrum ,pick up the west highland way back to Glasgow.any one know of any other routes
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Re: Route advice aviemore to glasgow

Postby ScotRoutes » Sun Mar 10, 2019 11:22 pm

How about the Corrieyairack from Laggan to Fort Augustus and then the GGW to Tyndrum?

There's not been much snow this year so it should be clear by Easter.

Or Cairngorm Loop to Blair Atholl, Killiecrankie, Pitlochry, Rob Roy Way to Drymen.

I know of many bivvy spots around Aviemore. Let me know how your plans are going and I'll give you some options.
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Re: Route advice aviemore to glasgow

Postby ScotRoutes » Sun Mar 10, 2019 11:24 pm

Oh - don't follow the HT550 route over the Bealach Dubh. It's much better in the other direction. Head past Lochan na h-earba instead.
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Re: Route advice aviemore to glasgow

Postby Alan63 » Tue Mar 12, 2019 9:30 am

From Laggan you could follow An Turas Mor backwards which would take you to the West end of Glasgow.
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Re: Route advice aviemore to glasgow

Postby whitestone » Tue Mar 12, 2019 9:36 am

A lower level option between Laggan and Glen Lyon would be the old HT550 route from Laggan to Corrour then the Road to the Isles to Rannoch station, down the road to Bridge of Gaur to pick up the current HT550 route. (this might be the An Turas Mor route that Alan mentions)
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Re: Route advice aviemore to glasgow

Postby Alan63 » Tue Mar 12, 2019 11:02 am

whitestone wrote:A lower level option between Laggan and Glen Lyon would be the old HT550 route from Laggan to Corrour then the Road to the Isles to Rannoch station, down the road to Bridge of Gaur to pick up the current HT550 route. (this might be the An Turas Mor route that Alan mentions)


You're right. After the climb over to Glen Lyon, An Turas Mor heads south. It goes via Killin, Aberfoyle and into Glasgow
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Re: Route advice aviemore to glasgow

Postby windjammer » Sun Mar 17, 2019 9:55 pm

Thanks for the replies looks like a train to aviemore find a bivi spot at 10.30 pm on the Thursday before Easter then head over to ryvoan bothy and do the outer loop of the cairngorms to blair athol make my way over to laggan wolftrax and pick up the an turas mor back to Glasgow.
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