Route: Tour de Cairngorms (United Kingdom)

Submitted by disney_ian on Fri, 08/21/2020 - 06:39am
Location
United Kingdom
Distance
52.14 mi
Vertical Gain
4,481 ft
Description

A circular route of the Cairngorms. Starting and finishing outside 'Rothiemurchus Caravan Park' in Coylumbridge - Aviemore, Scotland. Described anti clockwise: passing Loch An Eilein, through the woodland of Rothiemurchus. Down into Feshibridge and down the length of Glen Feshie before bearing left and running along in to Linn of Dee. During this section there are quite a few low level river crossing and some typical boggy ground to cover. At Linn of Dee, there is an option where some support could meet you (32 mile), there are toilets and a car park. The remaining distance is run up back towards Aviemore along the famous 'Lairig Ghru' trail, crossing the Pools of Dee and the infamous boulder field. Finally the run back down to the finish is through dense woodland.

This is mix of two routes put together.

First route - Glen Feshie

https://www.heraldscotland.com/life_style/13066119.the-cycle-glen-feshie/
 

Joined in with the second route - Lairig Ghru

https://www.walkhighlands.co.uk/cairngorms/lairig-ghru.shtml
 

The Lairig Ghru alone is a famous Scottish Hill race starting from a nearby village.

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👍well done 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🇬🇧