Date(s) - 16/09/2018
8:00 am - 6:00 pm

Walk Details

Pub Stop?: Yes
O/S Map Sheet No.: 37
Grid Ref. Start: 336003
Grid Ref. Finish 435044
Walk (Miles): 12
Walk Hours: 6
Bus Time to Walk:2 hrs
Bus Time from Walk: 1.5 hrs
Departure time from walk: 4:00 p.m.

Walk Notes

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O.S.Map 37 (Strathdon).

N.B. 8.00am start from Aberdeen.

Today, we are back on Deeside to walk the hills to the north side of Ballater. This walk is a through one, so members who require a shorter walk – please indicate your intentions with your committee member in charge of the bus.

The walk commences at Lary (NGR 336 003), to the west of Ballater. Follow the track North Eastwards towards Morven Lodge but at the junction at approx NGR 341 022 take the right option and cross the Morven burn. Continue North Eastwards on this track until it swings E.wards (at NGR 344027) and continues below Morven (871m) until it crosses the Rashy Burn. At NGR 396 023, go left, passing Roar Hill and head for Milton of Whitehouse crossing the Coinlach Burn on your route. Head eastwards and at approx. NGR 427 039, go left, just before Bridgend farm on your right and walk into Logie Coldstone, where our bus will be waiting (NGR 435 044).

Walking distance approx. < 10 miles

Bus departs at 4.00pm.

In the event of an emergency arising, the person in charge of the outing should be contacted, if possible, before the police are contacted.

Relevant telephone number for Grampian police is 0845 600 5700 or 999.

Committee member in charge today is Alastair Condie


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