Allt Scheicheachan Bothy Circular Walk
The Allt Scheicheachan Bothy Circular Walk is a lengthy adventure in Cairngorms National Park that will see you head up into the mountains for some wonderful views of the surrounding landscape. While out on the trail, you will pass by the grounds of Blair Castle and traverse the wooded slopes of Glen Tilt, before climbing uphill across the rugged terrain of Carn Dearg Mor to reach the Allt Scheicheachan Bothy. This is a long and rugged adventure, so be sure to pack the proper gear and supplies for a lengthy day on the trails.
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Route Description for Allt Scheicheachan Bothy Circular Walk
Featuring a fair amount of elevation gain, rugged and boggy terrain, and scenic views across Cairngorms National Park, the Allt Scheicheachan Bothy Circular Walk is a great long distance route if you are looking to push yourself and experience the rough landscape of the highlands.
Setting out from the trailhead, you will follow the road for a short distance, before skirting around the edge of the Blair Castle estate grounds. Shortly after passing the Hercules Gardens, you will head right at a fork in the path and make your way northeast, passing through the woodland terrain of Blair Uachdar Wood as you head north through Glen Tilt.
Following the path as it bends to the northwest, you will climb uphill through the hills of Meall Reamhar, Elrig, and Carn Dearg Mor, while enjoying views of Beinn a’Chait to the northeast. Here, the trail will turn to the southwest and lead you past the Allt Scheicheachan Bothy, before continuing directly south across the rugged landscape. Eventually, you will head downhill and follow Banvie Burn as it leads you southeast past Blair Castle on the return to the starting point of the walk.
Getting to the Allt Scheicheachan Bothy Circular Walk Trailhead
The trailhead for the Allt Scheicheachan Bothy Circular Walk can be found at the entrance to Blair Castle in Blair Atholl.
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