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Glen Quoich & Glen Lui (near Braemar)

Nat Park - Cairngorm - Cairngorm South

County/Area - Aberdeenshire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 10.0 miles / 16.3 km

Ascent - 1100 feet / 333 metres

Grade - moderate

Start - OS grid reference NO116910
Lat 57.001664 // Long -3.456909
Postcode AB35 5YJ (approx. location only)
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Route Outline

This walk near Braemar takes you into glorious scenery amidst some high Munros in the southern part of the Cairngorm National Park. The route climbs gently through the Linn of Quoich to reach Glen Quoich. The onward route then climbs into the Clais Fhearnaig pass to descend into Glen Lui which is followed back to the road from where tracks lead alongside the River Dee back to the start.

GPS Files - Notes

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It is recommended you take a map. The preferred scale is 1:25k.

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