Sunday 4th December 2011

Tomís Cairn

Distance 10 kms Ascent 200 metres OS maps 44 & 45

We start at Tillycroy road junction (GR NO609932) and follow an easy ascent via the edge of farm land to the summit of Tomís Cairn (310m) where hopefully there will be some fine views of the Aberdeenshire countryside. Thereafter, we descend west through the woods to Corsearderar and the war memorial. We then cross the B976 and walk down the side of the Long Cairn. Later on we recross the road further down and follow good woodland paths until we approach Birkenhill farm where we turn east and walk out passing Shannel before we reach the Old Military Road. At this point we pick up a new section of the Deeside Way and continue until we reach Potarch picnic area.

Meet at Culter Village Hall at 9am. Return 3.30pm

Transport by coach Ė £12 members, £15 guests

Contact: John on 01330 824502

Closing date 30th November 2011

Walkers must wear walking boots, carry WARM and waterproof clothing, hat and gloves and take plenty of food and liquids. THESE ARE ESSENTIAL. Be prepared for possible wintry conditions on the top, whatever the forecast.

Culter hillwalking club has no members who are qualified leaders or instructors. Therefore anyone volunteering to assist the club on a meet cannot be held responsible for other members' welfare. Members must be aware they are solely responsible for themselves at all times Hillwalking and mountaineering are activities with a danger of personal injury and death. Those participating in these activities should be aware of the risks and accept the responsibility for their own actions and involvement. No responsibility can be accepted by Culter Hillwalking club committee, members, guests or co-ordinators of walks for any mishap, which may occur, during a meet. Dog owners must ensure that their dogs are on a short lead at all times.

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