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Fochabers to Craigellachie

· 1 review · Hiking trail · Moray
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A slightly more challenging day from Fochabers to Craigellachie through woodland and passing the base of Ben Aigen.  

20.6 km
5:45 h
392 m
345 m

Climb steeply as you leave Fochabers to be rewarded with expansive views over the Spey Valley and the Boat o’ Brig. Walk through a stretch of mixed forest and farmland before reaching the small village of Craigallachie. The Craigallachie Hotel boasts 550 malt whiskies behind its bar.

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Author
Catherine Allan 
Updated: August 23, 2019

Highest point
293 m
Lowest point
38 m

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This walk appears in the following itineraries:

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WSSSW4

WSSSW5

Start

Fochabers (head southwest to pick up the Way on West Street) (40 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
57.614014, -3.097014
UTM
30V 494204 6385742

Destination

Highlander Inn car park in Craigellachie

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These maps and routes are designed to be used in conjunction with our traditional documentation. We 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.

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5.0
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Ynske Fawcett
July 30, 2018 · Community
Beautiful hike - looking over the Spey Valley. We often saw the route we’ve taken from the coast.
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Monday, 30 July 2018, 20:48
Photo: Ynske Fawcett, Community
Monday, 30 July 2018, 20:48
Photo: Ynske Fawcett, Community
Monday, 30 July 2018, 20:48
Photo: Ynske Fawcett, Community
Monday, 30 July 2018, 20:49
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Jay Dawson
May 30, 2018 · Community
Very nice hike, surprisingly quiet and peaceful
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Spey River 200 yards from end of hike
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River Fiddich
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Viewpoint near the highest elevation
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Distance
20.6 km
Duration
5:45h
Ascent
392 m
Descent
345 m

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