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Don't Panic

Munros: Carn na Caim and A'Bhuidheanach Bheag Height: 941m/3087ft and 936m/3071ft OS Map: 42 The last time I had visited the Drumochter hills almost a year ago I had enjoyed a nice clear day with barely a cloud in sight. The weather has been mixed and invariably it seems to rain when I have a chance to get out into the hills. My drive up to Drumochter wasn’t inspiring either as rained most of the way and my thoughts turned to my new jacket and how it was going to receive a good test drive if the rain continued throughout the day. I parked at a lay-by just before the Dalwhinnie junction. There is a decent track that leads up from the main road to 902 m and from there you could walk the two Munros. I decided to take the larger of the Munros, Carn na Caim and I managed to negotiate my way to the top in just under 2 hours from the car. The Munro didn’t really have any great distinguishing feature and by all accounts looked like a big green lump.  I headed back to the 902 m

Summit of Carn na Caim


Dark clouds

Weather not looking good at drumochter