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Dunkeld to Aberfeldy

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Walk over the moors and through the forests to Aberfeldy.
difficult
Distance 28.7 km
8:00 h
473 m
432 m
452 m
51 m
Today the difficulty of the route steps up a notch with a tough day over beautiful moors and through forests to Aberfeldy. Begin by following the old military road to Ballinloan and then climb over Grandtully Hill to Aberfeldy. 
Difficulty
difficult
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
452 m
Lowest point
51 m
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Tips and hints

This route is used in the following itineraries:

WSSCTC

Start

Dunkeld (58 m)
Coordinates:
OS Grid
NO 02666 42643
DD
56.565625, -3.585480
DMS
56°33'56.2"N 3°35'07.7"W
UTM
30V 464020 6269188
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Destination

Aberfeldy

Turn-by-turn directions

These maps and routes are designed to be used in conjunction with our traditional turn-by-turn route notes. We are have recently embarked on a conversion initiative to bring the two elements together, and this itinerary will be covered in due course.

In the meantime, using the two elements alongside each other should go a long way to ensure you have a safe, enjoyable and problem free day.

Note


all notes on protected areas

Coordinates

OS Grid
NO 02666 42643
DD
56.565625, -3.585480
DMS
56°33'56.2"N 3°35'07.7"W
UTM
30V 464020 6269188
w3w 
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

Basic Equipment for Hiking

  • Sturdy, comfortable and waterproof hiking boots or approach shoes
  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Hiking socks  
  • Rucksack (with rain cover)
  • Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket and suitable legwear)
  • Sunglasses
  • Hiking poles
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • First aid kit
  • Kit para bolhas
  • Bivy / survival bag  
  • Survival blanket
  • Headlamp
  • Pocket knife
  • Whistle
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Navigation equipment / map and compass
  • Emergency contact details
  • ID
  • The 'basic' and 'technical' equipment lists are generated based on the selected activity. They are not exhaustive and only serve as suggestions for what you should consider packing.
  • For your safety, you should carefully read all instructions on how to properly use and maintain your equipment.
  • Please ensure that the equipment you bring complies with local laws and does not include restricted items.

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Difficulty
difficult
Distance
28.7 km
Duration
8:00 h
Ascent
473 m
Descent
432 m
Highest point
452 m
Lowest point
51 m

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