Skip navigation Sign in. google_ad_format = "200x90_0ads_al_s"; I’d intended re-treading last year’s Glen Quoich autumnal run, and the start of November it was on, perhaps a few weeks later than intended. 14th-15th April 2007. Name: Glen Quoich, Aberdeenshire Place type: Valley Location: Grid Ref: NO 0971 9238 • X/Y co-ords: 309711, 792381 • Lat/Long: 57.01369858,-3.48851079 from. Apart from brief touches of yellow, orange and pink on both evenings plus a patch of blue sky on the second one the dominant colour was green - green woods, green grasses, and green tent. Linn of Dee on approach road from You then pick up the Gleann an t-Slugain path which will take you to Ben Avon. A view from Ben Avon above "The Sneck" to Glen Quoich and the mountains to the south west. Hillwalking routes up Ben Avon (Leabaidh an Daimh Bhuidhe) Description Bare mountain slopes surrounding river valley, ridge of mountains on horizon under cloudy sky. 2nd March 2007. Even this route is a long walk. Robert Moyes Adam Scottish Landscape Photography Collection, Adam, Robert, Moyes, (1885 - 1967), Royal Botanic Gardens Edinburgh (photographer). Climbed, like Ben Avon, via an excellent bus service from Aberdeen. Walk into Glen Quoich to pick up the munros of Beinn a' Bhuird and Ben Avon. The most popular approaches are to head in from either Invercauld or Linn of Quoich to the col between Ben Avon and its neighbour, Beinn a'Bhuird. The Sneck (the col between the two hills) is rendered invisible by the terrain, so the two plateaux seem to merge, with the massive bite of Slochd Mor giving scale to the scene. Ben Avon is approachable in long day-walks from several directions: from the south via Glen Quoich and Glen Slugain, but this is less exciting than the approach from the north. — Ben Dolphin (@CountrysideBen) October 10, 2019 A plan was hatched: a dayrider bus (can get on and off at different places) to Keiloch, up Glen Slugain, maybe Loch Dubh below Beinn a Bhuird, across to Glen Quoich then uphill to get an overlook, back down to the Linn of Quoich, over to Mar Lodge then back to Braemar taking in Morrone Birkwood. Beinn a Bhuird. Ben White joins Avonglen to support their growing client base in the retail, FMCG and ecommerce space. google_ad_type = "text_image"; It appeared to be a good way to do the peaks with what appeared a shorter distance than the alternative route from the Linn of Quoich. Braemar. //-->, , Ben Collection Robert Moyes Adam Scottish Landscape Photography Collection Parent record google_ad_channel =""; Bhuird  is through Braemar. google_ad_height = 280; The first service of the morning gets you to the Old Brig at 10am, then depending on how long you want to take, you can flag down a bus from Braemar from the same spot on the road (the private entrance to … However, my personal favourite is to cycle in from Tomintoul and hike a circular route from the end of Glen Avon. At the time of World War I, there were three churches in Ben Avon, each in a newly constructed building. While Ben Nevis is well known as the highest mountain in Scotland, there are a total of 272 mountains over 914 metres (3000 feet) in Scotland that are known as the Munros. Bus out to Keiloch, a quick look at The Bridge of Dee, then along to Invercauld. Picturesque view down and into glen gairn with ben avon and the surrounding mountains in the background Ben Avon from the summit of Creag Choinnich. google_ad_channel =""; google_color_url = "008000"; Lawers, Tarmachen Ridge & Glen Lyon - OS Map. English: Upper Glen Quoich. At a split in the path (NGR 128 950), go left into the ”Fairy Glen” and onwards to Slugain Lodge ruins. The next Ben Avon remote council meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, January 19 at 7:00 p.m. To attend the meeting virtually by computer or phone, or if you are interested in attending but have technology issues, please contact the Ben Avon Borough office at (412) 766-7704 or send email to for access details. For one of these I decided to climb Beinn a'Bhuird from the Linn of Quoich. This is demanding walking in remote mountains with uncertain weather. Original upload log [] (All user names refer to en.wikipedia) 2007-06-30 20:39 WikiWriter 599×800×8 (74143 bytes) This photograph shows Glen Quoich and Ben Avon beyond from Morrone and was taken by Joe Dorward on 01SEP06. It is derived from geocoding the below location details. The shortest approach is up Glen Quoich and follows a the former line of a bulldozed track - now restored by the NTS - high onto the mountain. All professionally made for quick delivery. google_ad_width = 200; Scottish Good tracks for the approach to the stony plateau. Discover (and save!) 2 Munros and a Corbett around a Glen Quoich camp. The route up Ben Avon and it’s sister was suggested by someone staying at the Braemar YHA at the same time as me. Client base reaches 40. Did you continue onto Ben Avon? At the summit you will find the huge Leabaidh an Daimh Tor. Photographs of Beinn a Bhuird and Ben Avon above Glen Quoich in the Cairngorms. University of St Andrews Collections. Ben Avon and neighbours from Linn of Dee Hillwalking route up Ben Avon, Beinn a'Bhuird, Beinn a'Chaorainn and Beinn Bhreac A fine route up Ben Avon and neighbouring Munros through Scots Pine forests full of wildlife - from grouse and deer to snakes and ant colonies. From the carpark, head NW past Invercauld House, Alltdourie Farm and continue into Gleann an t-Slugain. With the forecast as it was and no snow left I figured I could get around to Ben Avon before the winds reached Gale force if I tackled Beinn Bhreac first. 2021. Early morning ascent of upper Glen Quoich, after a wild camp on a freezing night in mid May. The big hills of the Eastern Cairngorms, Ben Avon and Beinn a’Bhuird, form two huge plateaux between Glen Dee in the south and Glen Avon in the north. The wooded area to the NE of where you'd be leaving your bike was a lovely part to walk through which sticks in my memory. Terrain. google_ad_channel =""; This walk gives the shortest ascent, using the old right of way up Gleann an t-Slugain. I started at just before nine o'clock but, before doing so, I decided to have a look at the bridge over the Quoich Water which has been partly destroyed in the floods a few years ago. May 23, 2014 - This Pin was discovered by Damon Ritchie. Ben Avon rocky summit. Sunset in Glen Quoich Following my last monochrome post here are some colour photographs from the walk over Ben Avon and Beinn a'Bhuird. Steve . Made up of the communities of Ben Avon, Ben Avon Heights, Emsworth, and Kilbuck Township, and later Ohio Township, it dropped Union from the name in 1970 and became as it is known today, Avonworth School District. Beinn a Bhuird. google_ad_format = "728x90_as"; However, that is a really big day out so for another day. The open valley at Braemar with the Dee taking a wide and winding course below the Cairngorms with Ben a’ Bhuird and Ben Avon, nearly always with a cap of cloud above, providing the perfect mix of mountain, river and glen. Ben Avon (1171m, Munro 17) Beinn a'Bhuird (1197m, Munro 11) Beinn a'Chaorainn (1083m, Munro 59) Beinn Bhreac (931m, Munro 250) and Meall an Lundain to finish - a Corbett top maybe - doesn't seem to be a Corbett in its own right. The University cares about accurately recording and cataloguing our collections data, and we welcome input from you to make the quality of our records even better. google_ad_client = "pub-0821736599960485"; Home » Mountain routes » Eastern Highlands » Ben Avon and neighbours from Linn of Dee. ... Ben Avon is a few km away and looks bland – it’s really a hill that needs wandered along to appreciate it. google_ad_format = "336x280_as"; Glen Quoich from Ben Avon. Time taken: 9.5 … google_ad_width = 728; It occupies a vast area to the north-east of Glen Quoich stretching towards Inchrory and the River Gairn, and it is recognisable from many viewpoints across Moray by the granite tors on the skyline of its long flat plateau. //-->,