Route Database : Kai 1

Details

Country: Scotland
Region: Southern Highlands
Location: Loch Tay to Perth
Crag/Mountain: Meall Dearg
Route Name: Kai 1
Type: Walk
Grade: Walk
Guidebook:
Climbers: Waf Ferguson , Kai (Samoyed)
Date Climbed: 2005-08-06
Author: Waf Ferguson
Date Entered: 2006-04-19

Description:

Start at the small parking space on the A826 Aberfeldy to Crieff road NN898 435. Go N about 30m & cross a gate to go down to the Cochill burn through waist high reeds. Cross the burn at a ford (a bridge is marked but does not exist) next to the deer fence & head NW to General Wades military road. follow the track through reeds & high heather which gradually diminish for 300m then head SSW directly for summit. Terrain gradually improves for walking as vegetation shortens & ground becomes firmer.
Time to summit - 1hr 10min, descent by same route 50 min.

Comments:

Author: Waf Ferguson on 2006-04-19

The ford is a gravel bed extending almost the width of the burn & was easily crossed during moderate water flow - spate conditions may make this more difficult.
Map - OS Explorer 379, Dunkeld Aberfeldy & Glenalmond.
This route goes over easier ground than that encountered if starting further S on the A826

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