- E7B781FD07584E6B3724FA0F3E087889

Search Holiday Accommodation

CANNICH HIGHLANDS OF SCOTLAND WALK

Nestled below the slopes of Beinn a Chairein and at the junction of Glen Cannich, Glen Affric and Glen Urquhart, this is a wild and beautiful part of Scotland, Loch Mullardoch fills the valley floor and the mountain ridge that splits Glen Cannich from Glen Affric has the Munro’s Mamn Sodhail and Carn Eighe, offering solitude and remoteness, other notable peaks include Sgurr na Lapaich and Beinn Fhionnlaidhe, this is a popular walking area with some of the remotest walking in this region

The village is at the southern end of Strathglass, about 26 miles west of the city of Inverness, it is at the furthest point of the A831 that loops around the Aird from Beauly to Drumnadrochit.

The North side of the river Cannich in between the picturesque glens of Affric a National Nature Reserve and to the south and Strathfarrar to the north, this is an area of outstanding natural beauty. 30mins for Beauly and an hour from Inverness airport.

From Cannich part of the Affric Kintail Way climbs to reach a forestry track which undulates with good views in places until descending to the Dog Falls car park, from here a track follows the south side of Loch Beinn a' Mheadhoin through pine and birch woods to finish at the car park at the end of the public road up Glen Affric.

There are many magnificent routes to be found here, all different in distance and ability with some routes you need to have the ability and the knowledge to tackle, the area is prone to the weather that can change at a moments notice always do the research before you go,

This region offers awe-inspiring, lochs, mountains paths, wild life wildlife watching, rambling, hillwalking, pinewood forests an ancient Caledonian woodlands that direct descendants of trees that first colonised the Scottish Highlands after the last Ice Age 8-10,000 years ago and a wide range of habitats ranging from high mountains to moorland to low level warm forest with views of the mountains always to be seen

Category: Rambling 4 months ago
gazer
Created 4 months ago
gazer

Like it on Facebook, Tweet it or share this track on other bookmarking websites.

Rate this track:

Not rated yet (Your Rating: Not rated yet)

Min Elevation
67 m
Total Distance
17.72 km
Max Elevation
262 m
Total Time
0h 44m 04s
Total Elevation Gain
455 m
Way Points
0
Total Elevation Loss
283 m
Track Points
447
Max Speed
12.6 m/s
Route Points
0
Average Speed
6.7 m/s
Values not available in the file may shown as 0.

This track was downloaded 0 time(s).

Please register/login to download this track.
google
400px
http://{s}.tile.openstreetmap.org/{z}/{x}/{y}.png
© OpenStreetMapOpenStreetMap contributors
Distance: {0} {2} Elevation: {1}
Distance: {0} {2} Speed: {1}
Distance: {0} {2} Heart Rate: {1}
Distance: {0} {2} Cadence: {1}
https://www.stay4you.com/media/com_gpstools/markers/02marker.png
https://www.stay4you.com/media/com_gpstools/markers/default.png
#0000FF
#0000FF,#c1392b,#ffbe00,#2d3e50,#27ae61,#74065f,#2998d8
0
2
50
google.maps.MapTypeId.HYBRID
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
google.maps.ZoomControlStyle.DEFAULT
google.maps.MapTypeControlStyle.DEFAULT
Distance
Elevation
Speed
Heart Rate
km
mps
m
km
Miles
m
ft
mile/hr
ft/sec
km/hr
m/s
/index.php?option=com_gpstools&task=rating.rate&id=105&format=json