Route Database : Phone mast track

Details

Country: Scotland
Region: Southern Highlands
Location: Loch Tay to Perth
Crag/Mountain: Meall Buidhe
Route Name: Phone mast track
Type: Walk
Grade: Walk, easy
Guidebook:
Climbers: W A Ferguson
Date Climbed: 2006-03-22
Author: Waf Ferguson
Date Entered: 2006-04-16

Description:

Start at car park at head of Glen Ogle (NN558 284). Pass through gate at E end of car park & head up the Land Rover track to the phone mast, then ESE to the bealach between Meall Buidhe & Beinn Leabhainn. From here more or less SE to the summit.
The land rover track is a switchback that takes you quite easily to the phone mast, the slopes after this point are gentle - route time - around 11/2 hours to the top & 1 hour to descend by the same route.
There are 3 cairns at the summit, all quite small. The summit cairn is the one standing on its own.
There is a small gorge immediately to the N of the phone mast knoll, this is best avoided by passing round it to the N
Map - OS 365 The Trossachs etc.

Comments:

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