Ben Macdui and the Cairngorm Plateau - 23rd June 2019

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Ben Macdui and the Cairngorm Plateau - 23rd June 2019

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Ben Macdui and the Cairngorm Plateau

At 1309m, Ben Macdui is the highest mountain in the Cairngorms, 2nd in Scotland below Ben Nevis.  This is a magnificent hill walk, on a clear day the views are vast and breath-taking. Wandering over the plateau is an experience that will live with you forever. Perhaps we'll bump into the local reindeer herd if we're lucky. Ptarmigan and snow buntings are a common sight. 

This walk will leave from the Cairngorm Mountain ski centre car park. We will walk past the Northern Corries and over the plateau to Ben Macdui. A short walk from the summit gives excellent views into the Lairig Ghru and mountains beyond. On the way back we'll wander off path and over to look into Loch A'an before heading via our second Munro Cairn Gorm (if time allows) and down to the ski centre.

Limited places available, contact us for more details.

 Lairig Ghru and the Pools of Dee from above

Lairig Ghru and the Pools of Dee from above

 A busy Ben Madcui summit

A busy Ben Madcui summit

 Looking into Loch A’an

Looking into Loch A’an