Black Moss Walk

Sunday 7 January 2007

OS Sheet 44 Length: 12km Ascent:300m

Walk starts at the Cambus O'May forest walk car park. We cross the A93 and follow the railway line / trail along the banks of the river Dee, cross the Cambus O'May Suspension Bridge, then taking the track through the Torphantrick Wood to the South Deeside Road, turn left along the road to Inchmarnoch and follow the metalled road which leads to Ballaterach Farm. The path goes through sheep grazing land before skirting a block of trees, and then follows up the ridgeline with the Pollagach Burn to your right. This vantage point gives us fantastic views of Dinnet and Cambus O'May. The path reaches a well made track, turn left proceed down open country with spectacular views of the Dee Valley, passing a block of trees the route continues down to Tombae and Greystones on reaching the B976 turn left, along the road for 2 kms retracing our steps to Torphantrick Wood and the Suspension Bridge.

Please note as this route goes through farm / private land and estate grounds it will not be suitable to takes dogs on this walk.

Walkers must wear walking boots, carry warm and waterproof clothing, hat and gloves and take plenty food and liquids. THESE ARE ESSENTIAL. Be prepared for possible wintry conditions, also some of the moorland is boggy so gaiters are required.

Bus Leaves Culter Village Hall at 9.00am and Returns approx 5.00pm
Bus Fee: Members 10 and Non-members 12

Contact NO LATER THAN Wednesday 3 January 2007

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

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