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Loch an Eilein & Rothiemurchus Forest
Introduction to Walk 1605

Photo from the walk - Loch an Eilein & Rothiemurchus Forest

Nat Park - Cairngorm

County/Area - Highland

Author - Peter Smyly

Length - 10.0 miles / 16.3 km

Ascent - 300 feet / 91 metres

Grade - easy/mod

This walk lies within the Cairngorm National Park and visits the lochs and lochans that lie between Loch Morlich and the town of Aviemore. The route offers a number of alternatives for the return to the start and provides an excellent walk if low cloud is limiting higher level walks in the mountains. A GPX File is available for download (see walk description).

Walk Description  Map showing start
 

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Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

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