The hillphones service can inform you of stalking activities in the area. An estimate of the time taken based on a derivation of Naismiths rules. See this Tour and others like it, or plan your own with komoot! rained off until evening. They are just south of the Cairnwell pass where the Glenshee ski area is situated. Photo: Rob Burke , CC BY-SA 2.0 . A leisurely 4 and a bit hours. Glas Maol and Creag Leacach Creag Leacach from Meall Odhar: Glen Clunie seemed busy for a Monday with folk heading for Munros such as An Socach, Carn an Tuirc and Cairn of Claise. The summit has a small cairn. This section of the route is without path. Monega Hill and Glas Maol round from Glen Isla, Five Munros, countless animals, and one unexpected find, A sunny day in Glenshee - Glas Maol and Creag Leachach, Glas Maol & Creag Leacach (The Outsider Clan), The Cairnwell Pass, Glas Maol Munros Circuit (inc video), The Glas Maol 4-in-a-day plus ricketty bike ride, 4 from the Cairnwell and a wildcamp with the Scarp 2. This is a Slow A walk. On open ground, following paths without using your compass may get you lost in poor visibility. Car park below the Devil's Elbow. return false; It is normally ascended as part of the round of the four Munros on the east side of the pass; we also give a more attractive alternative route, starting in Glen Isla. We located the recommended parking … Both Creag Leacach and Glas Maol were easily reached. Use my current location. Route navigation requires map reading skills and an ability to navigate with a compass. This is my favourite photograph of the day. This broad domed summit, which is 1068m high, feels smaller because you’re starting from around the 700m mark. Glas Maol. Work had been busy and I hadn’t really got around to it. Recovery Plan 1,2,3 done. An easy three hour outing with some fantastic views from Creag Leacach summit. I took a route to creag leacach first. Our summary will always contain one of easy, moderate or hard to indicate the severity of the route. Glas Maol and Creag Leacach. Walking can be dangerous and is done entirely at your own risk. Sunday, 23 July 2017. The summit ridge is the normal access route from Glas Maol with a dry stone wall defining the route between the summits. Hills: Glas Maol and Creag Leacach Date: Monday 7th May 2018 Company: Myself, Becky and Cuillin Distance: 12.5km Ascent: 735m Time: 4Hrs 50Mins On reviewing the MWIS forecast on Sunday evening, the forecast looked pretty-good for the Eastern Cairngorms. This video is about Glass Maol & Creag Leacach. Glas Moal viewed from top of Cairn of Claise 27/1/2006. Glas Maol is situated 1½ miles northeast of Creag Leacach. Rough tracks and ground. Hear pronunciation Press to hear pronunciation. I keep returning to the Glenshee hills, they provide good walking on easy terrain and although close to a main road and a major ski area they have a great feeling of remoteness. They have contributed 125 public walk reports including this summit. The broad ridge linking these peaks is topped by a dry-stone dyke, which approximately corresponds to the border of the Angus council area. Glasgow HF Outdoor Club at Creag Leacach and Glas Maol, Glenshee. Meeting point. Did this route on 12/01/2008 - stunning weather and lots of snow, the kind of day that would make any trip memorable (though judging from the forums, these hills had easier snow conditions than most others). Find a forecast. The information given here will enable you to annotate your map and plan your route. Die Route ist von Süden ausgehend von Auchavan in Glen Isla. A weekend in Arran in November didn’t produce good weather for walking and you sort of get out of the habit. Where the access routes are few or the ridge is narrow, paths are generally obvious. Visiting Old Friends: The Glas Maol Munros. Four Munros ..........and a spiffing idea, Creag Leacach- finishing the Glas Maol Munros, Carn an Tuirc, Cairn of Claise, Glas Maol, Creag Leacach, Glas Maol Circuit plus 2 and another plus 2. Allow 3.5 hours to complete this 11.58 km route. A dry stone wall runs along the crest of this ridge, Follow ridge S then SSW to summit of Creag Leacach, Return by same route, but follow 950m contour round Glas Maol to avoid a re-climb. From Braemar (A93) travel S to Glen Shee Ski Centre car park in Cairnwell Pass. With a high-level start and little descent between the summits, which are arranged on a plateau, this is a straightforward round in good conditions for four Munros. Glas Maol is the highest point in the Mounth hills, in the southeastern part of the Highlands of Scotland. Our calculation is based on the horizontal and ascent components of a climb, we do not make a reduction for descent. Creag Leacach is a stony mountain rising prominently above the Devil's Elbow on the road up the Cairnwell Pass.