4.1 of 5 (5 votes)

Eagle Corrie from Glenmore

A moderate walk (low hills and fells (below 600m)) in national park Cairngorms in Highlands, Scotland, about 13.20km (8.20 mi) long with an estimated walking time of about 4:45h. It is unsuitable for families with children, prams & pushchairs, wheelchairs.
Elevation Profile
Ascent 331m (1085ft)
Descent 326m (1069ft)
Max. Elevation 690m (2263ft)
Altitude Gain & Loss 657m (2154ft)
Start & End
Distance 13.20km
Duration ~4:45h
Created by Anonymous Walker on 20 Oct 2014
This route in the northern Cairngorms makes a good option for a day when the weather isn't so good (or when it is of course!) It's a low-level route but the scenery around Strath Nethy is still spectacular. Start and finish in Glenmore, which has good bus links with Aviemore.

Walk Functions


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Walk Map

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OS Grid NH978096
Take the bus from Aviemore to Glenmore. Take the path signed towards the reindeer centre.
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Continue on the track past Glenmore Lodge.
About 1.09 km (~0.68 miles) from
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Head past An Lochan Uaine and continue along the low-level path. At the junction, take the right-hand path.
About 1.71 km (~1.06 miles) from
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Continue past the second lochan then take the first path to the right, heading into Strath Nethy.
About 1.89 km (~1.17 miles) from
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The Cairngorms has many great glens, and this is another. Enjoy the dramatic scenery all around.
About 1.50 km (~0.93 miles) from
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When you reach the small lochan alongside the path, veer uphill into the corrie to your right - Eagle Corrie. You could venture further into Strath Nethy first if you like.
About 1.20 km (~0.75 miles) from
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Cross the high ground past Stac na h-lolaire, heading northwest until you start dropping downhill again.
About 1.33 km (~0.83 miles) from
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You should hit the path running down to the forest.
About 1.00 km (~0.62 miles) from
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The path leads into the woods. Keep left and return back to Glenmore Lodge.
About 1.10 km (~0.68 miles) from
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Finish back at Glenmore for the bus back to Aviemore. There is a small cafe/bar at Pine Marten Lodge opposite the Youth Hostel if you have some time to wait.
About 2.14 km (~1.33 miles) from

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