The Scottish Glens 1 - The Cairngorm Glens - a Cicerone guide

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1 Aug 1999
17.2 x 11.6 x 1.5cm
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1st Published
1 Jan 1991
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The Scottish Glens 1 – The Cairngorm Glens

by Peter Koch-Osborne
Book published by Cicerone Press

Guidebook covers walking and mountain-biking in Scotland's Cairngorm glens around Braemar (Dee, Lui, Derry, Quoich), Feshiebridge and Rothiemurchus on the west of the Cairngorms, Abernethy in the north and glens in the Tomintoul area to the north east.

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Size: 17.2 x 11.6 x 1.5cm
Weight: 140g

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The aim in this series of books is to provide the mountainbiker and walker with information on a variety of possible routes so they know something of what to expect.

One of the problems is that O.S. maps give no indication as to whether an 'other road' is metalled, a path or a forest fire break, or anything in between. Many bridges shown on O.S. maps do not exist. Rivers are difficult to judge in size from the map, and a building may be anything from a pile of stones to a maintained bothy. All is revealed without removing the sense of adventure and exploration.

Gradient profiles help to assess how strenuous a route is, and each hand-drawn page contains a wealth of information.

The object is to save wasted leisure time and enable the armchair explorer to plan ahead or relive experiences.

The Cairngorm Glens includes: Braemar, Feshiebridge and Rothiemurchus, Abernethy and Tomintoul.

  • Seasons
    All year round, although the tops of the Cairngorms can have some of Britain’s worst winter weather, so should be respected.
  • Centres
    Aviemore, KIngussie, Newtonmore, Coylumbridge, Nethy Bridge, Bridge of Brown, Tomintoul, Braemar.
  • Difficulty
    The routes are in and around the Glens so are not high mountain routes and can all be walked or mountain-biked.
  • Must See
    Glen Derry and the Larig Ghru. Rothiemurchus. A full Cairngorm Circuit.
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    Braemar Routes
    Glen Ey
    Glen Dee
    Geldie Burn
    Glen Luibeg
    Glen Lui
    Glen Derry
    Glen Quoich
    Glean an t-Slugain
    Glen Feardar
Feshiebridge and Rothiemurchus
    Feshiebridge and Rothiemurchus Routes
    Glen Feshie
    Drakes Bothy
    Loch an Eilein
    Gleann Einich
    Abernethy Routes
    Milton Burn
    Glen More
    Strath Nethy
    Dorback Burn
    Tomintoul Routes
    Glen Brown
    Water of Ailnack
    Glen Avon
    Glen Loin
    Strath Don
    Glen Builg
    Glen Gairn

Link Routes and Cairngorm Circuit

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