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Walk from Aviemore to CairnGorm mountain

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Walk from Aviemore to CairnGorm mountain

Hi, I would like to do the walk from Aviemore to CairnGorm mountain and have a few questions:

- Will I walk along small roads or lanes, or will I walk on country paths?

- Is the trail signposted?

- How long does it take for an average hiker to walk (one-way)?

- Are special gears required for the walk, e.g. torch?


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11. Re: Walk from Aviemore to CairnGorm mountain

You can get off and walk if there is snow on the hills during the skiing season, as the snow acts as a "barrier" and stops the plants getting damaged by the thousands of would be walkers, not a few. It is also surprising how many come up with shorts and small tee shirts. As someone said in an earlier post, we had snow last week.

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12. Re: Walk from Aviemore to CairnGorm mountain

I was at the Cairngorms today and had a short guided walk by a ranger - we were told on several occasions that you could get access to the mountain by going up in the funicular. If you want to get to the top you have to walk up all the way.

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13. Re: Walk from Aviemore to CairnGorm mountain

as others have said, the reason that they do not encourage people to do it is due to the environmental impact, you only have to compare the top of Cairngorm with the Nevis Range to understand.

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