Geldie Lodge MunrosWest of the Linn-of-Dee, heather clads the lower slopes of the hills between Glen Tilt and Geldie Burn. The two Munros of Carn an Fhidhleir (also known as Carn Ealar) and An Sgarsoch are summits on this vast area. Although not as high as the Cairngorms immediately to the north or Beinn a'Ghlo to the south, the are sufficiently high and well placed to look out onto fine vistas in all directions.
Main route summary
An alternative route comes in along Glen Tilt. This is long but very accessible made possible by the track and path up its length. Good navigation skills needed if coming in from this direction.
Carn an Fhidhleir (994m, Munro 149)|
An Sgarsoch (1006m, Munro 125)
|Ascent||960m (3,150 ft)|
|Distance||25km bike, plus 13km on foot (15.5/8.5 miles)|
bike/walk : 7:30hr*
bike/run : 3:30hr
*Naismith's rule : 4km/h distance + 600m/h ascent
Linn of Dee
(grid ref : NO064898)
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|Meanings||Carn an Fhidhleir : 'hill of the fiddler'
An Sgarsoch : 'the place of the sharp rocks'
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