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New UKHillwalking feature: Three Days in the Cairngorms

Alex Roddie
Alex Roddie
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In November 2016, I walked a 37-mile route through the Cairngorms, staying low level and avoiding the tops due to a huge dump of new snow. Although it takes in no summits, this route has plenty of interest to hold the backpacker’s attention.

Here’s an overview map of the route I walked. You can read more about my adventure at UKHillwalking.

Photo © James Roddie 2016. Please don’t reproduce this image without permission.

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Alex Roddie

Happiest on a mountain. Writer, story-wrangler, digital and film photographer. Editor of Sidetracked magazine (I make the words come out good).

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