The Laggan Hills
at Aberarder on the north shore of Loch Laggan
sheet 42, GR 483873
- 9 hours
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hill walk starts at the carpark at Aberarder on the north
shore of Loch Laggan.Multimap.
the path west then north west before turning west again. As
the path continues you will see one of the most spectacular
views in Scotland - the great wall of cliffs of Coire Ardair.
the right of the corrie you will see the bealach which you
head for to attain the summit. This distinguished feature
is called the Window and is the normal hillwalkers route
to the summit of Creag Meagaidh. Undoubtedly you will see
numerous climbers doing their stuff on the cliffs and gullies
of the corries but just watching them was enough for me.
you reach the window climb south to the plateau and then
west to the summit (1130m, GR418875).
return by the same route will take approximately 7 hours.
But we stretched it out to just under 10 hours by testing
our snow cave building skills in the deep snow of the corrie.
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