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Carn nan Gobhar & Sgurr na Lapaich; map 25; 28th September 2004

Route: 1300m=4250' ascent; 6½ hrs; 10.9 miles


Weather: Cloud initially at 3000' descending to 2000' with occasional lower clouds; long light showers & light wind.
Access: There is very limited parking at the N end of the dam. Otherwise there is parking at the south end.
Route: An alternative route over more hills with the same start but a different finishing point is given on the previous page.
At the start there is long, wet grass with vehicle tracks along N side of L. Mullardoch, gaining height to west. Note that the walkers' path along the N side of the loch leaves the vehicle track about 5 mins after the boathouse at the bottom of adip before the track rises away from the loch.

0930 Park at N end of Loch Mullardoch dam 245    00.0 milesNH21963162
  Follow track along N shore of loch,
rising slightly up hill to Allt Mullardoch
290  450.85 milesNH20653199
  Path N up Allt Mullardoch to right turn before zizags 5252802.1 milesNH19913368
1130 N beside stream to summit plateau, then
NE to T Creag Dubh
9467002.95 milesNH19963507
  WSW to bealach 850 3.5 milesNH19143468
1205 WSW to M Carn nan Gobhar 9928404.1 milesNH18193437
1230 Good path WNW to Bealach na Cloiche Duibhe 796 4.8 milesNH17153472
1315 Good path WNW to M Sgurr na Lapaich 115011905.5 milesNH16083512
  S to col 1035 5.85 milesNH16123457
1340 S to T Sgurr nan Clachan Geala 109512506.1 milesNH16163420
1400 SSE then E to Creag a'Chaorainn 97212606.65 milesNH16833380
1440 Descend ridge SSE to plateau then
E to track by Allt Taige in Glas Toll
580 7.45 milesNH17753310
1535 Stalkers' vehicle track in grass S then
E to bridge over Allt Mullardoch
27012859.95 milesNH20643184
1600 Walkers' path by Loch Mullardoch to N end of dam 245129510.9 milesNH21963162


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