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The walk leader is to be contacted beforehand for meet up and start times. Car sharing usually possible and people can try before they buy.
Participants can walk three times with the club before joining. Further information at Lochaber and Lorn Ramblers Group can be contacted by email on

Thursday September 28
Elleric to Ballachulish, Glen Creran
Start at the car park at Elleric, NN035488. Follow the forest track up NE, forking left at every junction, to the foot of a steep footpath at NN064534. Head N up the path to a col, Mam UchdaichEX, just beyond the forest boundary.

The path continues N, down into Gleann an Fhiodh. Ford the River Laroch and join the main path near a conspicuous cairn. Follow the path NE to Ballachulish to finish at the TIC. Transport required.

Grade: M; Distance: 12Km; Height to climb: 400m; Map(s): LR50/41, EX384. Meet at Longsdale CP Oban NM862307 at 0950, Ballachulish TIC NN083584 at 0945. tart of walk at 1030. Leader: Marilyn Drummond 01631 565878.

Saturday September 30
Beinn Each, Strathyre Corbett
Start from the lay-by on the A84 at NN582137. Head NE up the right of way and join the forest track in Glen Ample at NN58736141 22.
Continue to the watershed at Bothan Eas an EoinEX, NN5898515050. Leave the track and follow a narrow path E steeply uphill on the N side of a burn.

The path continues up, heading NE along the crest of the escarpment to reach the summit of Beinn Each, 813m. Descend SE to a col and climb to the small summit of Meall na Caora.
Turn SW on to a spur. When the ground steepens, head down W to rejoin the outward route just N of the woodland.
Grade: M+; Distance: 8Km; Height to climb: 776m; Map(s): LR57, EX365 or OL46. Meet at
Longsdale CP Oban NM862307 at 0845, Glencoe Village CP NN098587 at 0900. Start of walk at 1030. Leader: Ann Jones 07770 4341144.

Please see full walk details at
If anyone would like to go out on the walk please contact club secretary Suzanne Theobald on 01397 701783 or email

Saturday October 1
Map 40, NM856813, Glenfinnan, Beinn Odhar Mhor, Beinn Odhar Bheag
Start from the lay-by on the A830, where limited parking is available. Cross the railway and head SW up uneven slopes on the NW side of the Allt Coire a’ Choin Duinn.

Following the fall-line, the route curves S past a lochan atNM846801, then SE to the summit of Beinn Odhar Mhor.

Follow the undulating and sinuous ridge S, curving SE up to the summit of Beinn Odhar Bheag.

Return by the same route. (11km, 1000m ascent)

Suggested by Gavin Theobald; coordinated by Andrew Gilbert.