near Aviemore, Speyside
These fantastic trails give you the option of a quick trail cycle
or the extension on to the Sluggan Trail or for a hard challenge
round the Canadian trail:
Trail (extension of 3km to trail)
Canadian Trail (extension of Sluggan Trail of 2 km)
OS Sheet 36 - Click
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Starting grid ref 976098 (Glenmore shop) - Click
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For all these trails, park at either Glemore or Loch Morlich
car parks. At the end it will involve cycling along the road back
to the car.
the road/trail from opposite the shop in Glenmore
trail climbs north gently through the forest before levelling
out through some pinewoods.
the Badaguish Outdoor Centre the trail becomes a crossroad where
you have a couple of options:
Badaguish Trail (6km)
sharp left at the cross roads
the trail and turn left again to return to Loch Morlich at grid
Sluggan trail (total 9km)
Instead of turning left at the crossroads cycle straight on
past the buildings
the next left hand fork leading you through open ground.
for the hill with the radio mast on top.
the trail round and you will join up with the Badaguish trail
and return to Loch Morlich at grid ref 958097
Canadian Trail (total 11km) if you are feeling adventurous:
Badaguish take a right turn rather then the left hand fork
for the Sluggan Trail.
the trail upwards, sometimes quite steeply for 1km.
trail will turn left and drop down a fairly steep slope through
the forest to rejoin the Sluggan Trail.
along the trail and the trail will drop gently down to join
the Badaguish trail going south back towards Loch Morlich.
you reach Loch Morlich, again there are more alternatives -
rather than cycling along the road back to the car park, you can
take a right at the road and first left for a trail over the
Bailey Bridge and anti-clockwise round Loch Morlich ending
up back at the start. This will add 6km to your route.
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