Jock’s Road - Clova to Callater
|Sunday 2 June
|OS Map No:
|43 & 44
A Walk - A & B Walk – Jock’s Road (South to North)
Start at Braedownie quarry NO 289 757. Follow the road, then track, past carpark and Acharn into the forest. If the path is still blocked by fallen trees at 269 760, follow the diversion on the south side of the White Water. After regaining the original path follow it up over the high ground and down to Loch Callater and Loch Callater Lodge. There is a good track thereafter to Auchallater.
Approx distance: 22 km
Total ascent: 800 m
Min walking time: 7 hrs
B Walk -
Min walking time:
C Walk - Glen Clunie to Glen Callater over the Bealach Buidhe
Start at parking area approx 500m N of Baddoch road-end NO 141 835. Take path on S side of burn Eastwards up into the corrie. Higher up, this becomes very indistinct but keep heading slightly N of East to the bealach. Cross the track and follow the burn down to Lochcallater Lodge. The path is difficult to find but there is a footbridge over the burn near the bottom. From the Lodge, proceed as A walk on the track NW to Auchallater.
Approx distance: 10 km
Total ascent: 260 m
Min walking time: 4 hrs (@3 kph)
Please note that the Minimum walking times are based on reasonably fast walkers and assuming good conditions. The times do not include stops or breaks. In poor weather conditions or if members are not comfortable walking at 4km/hour then alternative or shorter routes should be considered.