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Sgairneach Mhor & Beinn Udlamain, Maps 42 & 393; 16th November 2005

Route: Ascent: 775m = 2540', 11.1 miles: 6 on track + 5 on hill; 4hr 5mins.


The W side of Sgairneach Mhor from Beinn Udlamain
showing the typical terrain of the area. The NE ridge of Sgairneach Mhor from Coire Dhomhain.

Comment: Short walk.
Access: From A9 near Pass of Drumochter. Park at P at NN633755 at pass summit, not the large parking marked on map, but the one before, i.e. 2nd P after end of dual carriageway, opposite summit sign on southbound carriageway, immediately N of corner of Allt Coire Dhomhain, and at start of track.
Weather: Some light cloud, mostly clear sky, light cold breeze, dusting of light, powdery snow. 2°C at car.
Terrain: Straightforward terrain throughout; good paths, excellent track.

1215 Park at P on A9 at pass summit, NN633755. 460   00.0 milesOrange
  Take cycle track 200yds S, then path
to river bridge under railway at NN632753
but cross railway to right (N) of bridge.
445   
1315 Track W up Coire Dhomhain to end. (Good fast
track, but river difficult to cross. Need wellies
for crossing to preferable path up to E ridge.)
6301953.0 miles 
1400 S up N ridge to trig post of
M Sgairneach Mhor
9915554.0 milesNo Orange
1420 W to bealach at NN583728 810   
1450 NW/N to M Beinn Udlamain 10117556.2 milesOrange
1525 Straightforward direct descent (but some
heather) back to track end NN623741
630 8.1 miles 
1620 Return by track down Coire Dhomhain to A9. 46077511.1 milesOrange


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