BDHC Hill Walk - Ben Vrackie

Time: Sunday 11 April at 10:00am -

BDHC Hill Walk - Ben Vrackie
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Transport via members own cars - Meet Ben Vrackie Car Park at 9:00am

A Walk – Ben Vrackie

Start at the Moulin car park at NN 945.598, follow the well-trodden path N towards Ben Vrackie, ignore the track that forks off left after 1 1/2kms and strike NE between Meall Aodainn Moire to the left and Creag Bhreac to the E. Pass Loch a Choire to the left and on up the largely stepped path to the summit of Ben Vrackie (C) at 951.633. From the summit, track W and walk down the hill’s western then south western flank over rough heathery terrain. Once on the flatter area around 942.630, strike S then SW to pick up the path to the N of Maell Aodainn Moire, following it until it meets the normal route at 952.614, follow this S and back to the start.

Approx. distance:  9 km

Total ascent: 713 m

Min. walking time: 4.0 hrs

B Walk – Ben Vrackie – shorter

Start as the A walk to the summit of Ben Vrackie and retrace the route back to the start, perhaps detouring round the shore of Loch a Choire

Approx. distance: 8.3 km

Total ascent: 636 m

Min. walking time:3.5 hrs

C Walk – Craigower

Start as A & B routes at the Vrackie CP or from Moulin itself, follow the road through the village heading W to Balnacraig 935.595 on the golf course and joining the route of the ancient north road to Killiecrankie. This leads into the Craigower woods (SNT) follow the zig-zag path up to its summit 925.604 and panoramic views. Reverse the route back to the start.

Approx. distance: 7.9 km            

Total ascent: 320 m                      

Min walking time: 2.5hrs

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