Walk 6

 

Carrick Castle Walk 6 to Cruach nam Miseag mountain (606 metres) is an extension to Walk 5. Allow 6 hours round trip from and back to the castle. Altough Cruach nam Miseag is only 1 1/2 miles in a direct line from the village the round trip walk is 9 miles, so take plenty of water. Cruach nam Miseag summit is reached from the back of the mountain. The 20 additional photographs taken on this walk start from the lochan and go along the walk to the views from the top of Cruach nam Miseag. From the top on a clear day you can see the Paps of Jura, Ben More on the Isle of Mull, Cruachan, the Pap of Glencoe, Ben Nevis, Ben More by Cranlarich, Ben Lomond, The Firth of Clyde and much more!

Walk 6 - Walk 6 to Cruach nam Miseag (606 metres) is an extension to Walk 5 to the lochan. View looking across to Loch Goil on the way up. All the following photographs show the way up to the summit.

Walk 6 - Cruach nam Miseag an hour's walk ahead...

Walk 6 - Looking back to the lochan.

Walk 6 - Looking back to the view of Loch Goil from the walk up to Cruach nam Miseag.

Walk 6 - About a third of the way up from the lochan to Cruach nam Miseag. Note you have to walk around the back of the hill to the left of Cruach nam Miseag.

Walk 6 - The walk passes this peat bank. Loch Goil in the background.

Walk 6 - Another view across to Loch Goil. There are many stunning views on the way up...

Walk 6 - Another view on the way up just before you head round the back of the hill mentioned with the fifth photograph.

Walk 6 - Another view to the north west on the way up. This is the way around the back of the hill mentioned with the fifth photograph.

Walk 6 - Cruach nam Miseag can now be seen from the back of the hill.

Walk 6 - This shepherd's quad bike track leads to the back of Cruach nam Miseag.

Walk 6 - This is the back of Cruach nam Miseag - climb up this to the summit (606 metres).

Walk 6 - Cruach nam Miseag's summit (606 metres) is now ahead.

Walk 6 - The cairn on the summit of Cruach nam Miseag (606 metres) with Loch Goil to the south east.

Walk 6 - View to the west from Cruach nam Miseag.

Walk 6 - View to the north west from Cruach nam Miseag.

Walk 6 - View to the north from Cruach nam Miseag.

Walk 6 - View to the north north east from Cruach nam Miseag with Lochgoilhead and Loch Goil below.

Walk 6 - View to the south east from Cruach nam Miseag with Gair Loch and the Firth of Clyde in the background.

Walk 6 - Looking down on Carrick Castle from Cruach nam Miseag (606 metres).