Felt like I accomplished something after completing this trail. Map base ©OpenStreetMap ... Overlooking this old drove road are the Munro twins of Driesh and Mayar, two rolling hills with fine paths that make for an easy afternoon's hillwalk. Grading No really strenuous climbing but a long walk nonetheless. Great hike. Region: Braemar to Montrose: Classification : Munro Height: 947m: OS Grid Ref: NO271735: OS Map (25k) 388S: OS Map (50k) 44: Lat: 56.847264: Lng-3.196778: My Logs. 1 rating. Spectacular views from Driesh, and the weather was amazing. Glen Clova Mayar and Driesh is a 9 mile loop trail located near Forfar, Angus, Scotland that features a waterfall and is rated as difficult. Leisurely. We really hoped we could handle this because it is actually a bit of a rarity that people complete a single Munro on a route like we did last week and at Mt … Driesh and Mayar By Colin Hogarth. Apart from Mount Keen (939 m/3,080 ft), it is the most easterly of the Munro peaks. Mayar is a mountain in the Grampians, in Angus, Scotland. Trail Magazine: Foot and Mounth 13.8km - 2h 45m. March 7, 2013 by RyanfaeScotland in Round up and tagged featured. Driesh and Mayar from Glen Doll. Trail Magazine: Mayar and Driesh 12.6km - 2h 32m. Well worth the effort. Channel Islands … Sport: walking, Distance:15.20 miles / 24.46 km, route no: 3944006. Download the free GetOutside app for more ideas on family-friendly things to do outside, near you or search a location of your choice. 3 ratings. Route map for 'Clova: Mayar & Driesh' - a 14.8km walking route near Kirriemuir, UK. Starts off easy, gets tough, then eases off again. Tolmount and Tom Buidhe from Glen Doll. The weather forecast for Driesh is: A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Fri nightFreeze-thaw conditions (max 1°C on Sat morning, min -3°C on Sat night)Winds decreasing (severe gales from the W on Sat afternoon, fresh winds from the W by Sun morning). Northern Ireland OpenStreetMap mapping is used as there is no online topographic OSNI mapping. Meet Eddie Fitzpatrick - Adventurer, photographer and lover of the outdoors! Mayar and Driesh Gaelic meaning :Obscure Hill Height : 3,062 feet Walk distance : 9 miles OS Map : Lochnagar Difficulty rating : 4. Above these corries, well-worn paths trace routes over gentle terrain and along wide grass-covered crests making route finding fairly easy. To see this map cookies and javascript must be enabled. Mayar and Driesh, Glen Clova ANGUS + − Route data © Walkhighlands. The ascent and descent of Dreish is fairly steep so proper grippy footwear is a must. First Munro for me and loved it. Glendoll 2 Mile Walk | Glendoll 2M walk. Seen over 40 deer roaming around in massive herd. Location: Grid Ref: NO 2408 7375 • X/Y co-ords: 324086, 773758 • Lat/Long: 56.84899902,-3.24626146 Meet the 100 OS GetOutside Champions who will be leading the GetOutside charge and showcasing the best of Britain with their stories and tips. This week we decided to up the ante a little and complete 2 Munros in the one trip. Beautiful views just killer winds. Mayar and dreish. Jim - descent from Mayar with views east to Driesh: There were a few more people about now - hikers, dog walkers, runners - all out enjoying the exceptional weather and good views. 8 – 10 Nov 2019 Where: Braedownie, Glenclova, Angus DD8 4QS, UK Description: A new mountaineering hut remotely located at the end of an idyllic Highland Glen surprisingly close to Edinburgh--just north of Kirremuir. Plotted with the plotaroute.com route planner. The views in Corrie Fee alone are worth the hike but add in the views from both Mayar and Driesh then its a cracking few hours, Broad Cairn, Cairn Bannoch, Carn an t-Sagairt Mor, Mayar and Lick Loop. Start/parking Entrance gate at Glenclova Forest (grid ref 290681). Visit the GetOutside Hub for challenges, activities, ideas and inspiration. The route itself was moderate, not difficult. Log in to add comments / photos. Ascent : 900m (2950ft) Distance : 14km (9m) Time : 5hr 2. Glen Clova Mayar and Driesh is a 14.5 kilometer loop trail located near Forfar, Angus, Scotland that features a waterfall and is rated as difficult. I will go up again and hopefully get better weather. Click to find activity guidance by region. Other places near Mayar, Angus (DD8 4RD) Leisurely. Ed Knight | Apr 19, 2016, … However, OSNI produce paper 1:50K and some 1:25K paper maps. Leave one car in the new car parking area at the Glen Clova Hotel and the second at the Glendoll Car Park Grid Ref NO284760. Notes: Corrie fee from the hotel car park. OS map sheet(s): (1:50k) 44 (1:25k) OL53S 388S: Comments: col surveyed with Abney level: Change log: show changes for this hill entry: GPS data: show GPS entries for this hill : Show Map (Please be considerate with your usage of the OS map pages, as there are daily limits) View on: Geograph OS Maps Streetmap Magic NLS OSM. Walk back down is fairly unsteady and you need to be careful with your footing until you get to the bottom. The trail is primarily used for hiking and walking. 6y/o cousin came along too. Easy hike to begin with , just a little steep going up , beautiful views, Easy trail to begin with, when you get to the back of Corrie Fee trail can be a little tricky, however afterwards the trail becomes easy once again. The intermittent sunshine of the morning was being replaced by lowering dark cloud in the west, so I put on a bit of spurt. I was soon up in the col between Mayar and Driesh, where I turned westwards to visit Mayar first. Geo-Trips:: A circular route around Driesh and Mayar A circuit of two Munros - Driesh and Mayar A walk from Glen Doll carpark, Fri, 30 Mar 2012 by Richard Law. Walking / Cycling / Running routes near Driesh, Angus (DD8 4RD) Created by OS Maps users. 1 rating. 3.1km - 0h 38m. Driesh ( 947m ) and Mayar ( 928m ) above Glen Cova Driesh ( 947m ) and Mayar ( 928m ) above Glen Cova Driesh ( 947m ) and Mayar ( 928m ) above Glen Cova in winter Length9 miElevation gain2749 ftRoute typeLoop Another great weekend! Path leading up is clearly marked, when the path way and steps end there is enough of a trail worked into the ground for you to see where you are going. An alternative ascent of Driesh and Mayar starts from the head of Glen Prosen. I mixed it up, and walked from Clova to Doll and then did the route from the ranger centre. Detailed route description and map. Gaelic meaning :Obscure Hill Height : 3,062 feet Walk distance : 9 miles OS Map : Lochnagar Difficulty rating : 4. Log in to view a full page OS map for printing. Let's keep active outside everyday. The walk to Corrie Fee and almost to the top of Mayar was fantastic, unfortunately the clouds came rolling in and visibility was very poor, I still carried on though and went up Driesh which was only possible due to having the pro version of this app (tracker maps are a godsend) i’m a little bit disappointed about missing out on the views but that’s typical Scottish weather for you. Leisurely. Mayar offered a broad view down Glen Prosen, showing the way I’d come in the morning, and the distant dot of Kilbo shieling. OS Explorer map: OL53: Lochnagar, Glen Muick & Glen Clova, Download the free GetOutside app for family-friendly things to do outside. Gives access a wide range of terrain including Glen Doll forest, Jock's Road, the Snub, Loch Brandy, Inchgrundle and the Munros of Mayar and Driesh. OS grid: Topo map: OS Landranger 44, Explorer 388: Driesh (Gaelic: Dris) is a mountain located in the Grampians of Scotland. The views in Corrie Fee alone are worth the hike but add in the views from both Mayar and Driesh then its a cracking few hours. Driesh is 947m above sea level, and is in the Braemar to Montrose region. Walking | Mayar and Driesh, Glen Clova | Summary:A stunning ascent through picturesque Corrie Fee leads up to the extensive rolling plateau above - visiting the summits of Mayar and Driesh. Sign up to receive the very best of OS and its group of companies, straight to you by email & post. Region: Scotland Access is normally via the path on the Shank of Drumfollow, or on the N ridge. Mayar 7 day weather forecast including weather warnings, temperature, rain, wind, visibility, humidity and UV The slope of these ridges is moderate to gentle. For many hillwalkers the neighbouring peaks of Driesh and Mayar were ticked off early on in the pursuit of high ground. Spectacular views. We walked up in January on quite a sunny day, going left at the start. Maybe the difficulty was awarded for the length? Very enjoyable walk! With the descent on the excellent Kilbo path back to Glendoll forest at the head of Glen Clova, in summer conditions this makes a straightforward round for two Munros. Meet Ben Turner - Extreme adventure athlete, speaker, nutrition and fitness geek! Head up to Kilbo to take the Kibo path up the Shank of Drumwhallo before detouring to the top of Mayar, Continue to Driesh before descending the Shank of Driesh to Lick and back down to Glen Prosen. Leisurely. Use OS Maps to see more detail including footpaths, bridleways, cycle tracks and rights of way. Enjoyed it! At times you are walking across sharp and awkward placed rocks. Start/parking: To complete this walk, without having a lengthy road walk at the start, it is best if two cars can be used. Always take a map when venturing into forests. But thank goodness we left when we did as the small path down was covered in Black ice, if we left any later one of us would surely have injured ourselves. Very rocky on way down, decent boots needed. Full screen map Switch to Bing Maps view (Please be considerate … Slowed us down but managed it! 5 1/2 hours total.. See route map, elevation profile and description These rolling hills with their stunning corries offer a perfect introduction to walking the Munros, the walk will be at a relaxed pace with plenty of stops to take in the views. Map OS Landranger 1:50,000 sheet 44. Driesh and Mayar Map base © OpenStreetMap Of the Angus Glens, Glen Clova is arguably the most beautiful and it leads onto Glen Doll which is overlooked by the dramatic winter corries of Driesh and Mayar. Meet Bee Leask - Shetlander, Adventurer, Athlete, Scotland obsessed, island and Munro bagger. Meet the Hauxwell Family - Brynn(14), Faith(10) and Kim(Mum) - Home educated adventure family. Height: 926.9m Mayar and Driesh – Saturday 2nd March – COMPLETED. I went round it anti clockwise. That being said probably a better idea to not turn off to the left at the start and do the walk the other way round. Map: OS Landranger 1:50,000 Sheet 44 or Explorer 1:25,000 Sheet 388. All content posted on this site is commentary or opinion and any individual choosing to act on the information provided will be wholly responsible for its use. I stated to get a bit worried because the sun was going down and the way down looked very steep(It is) but my friends were content with sliding on some ice. The walk over from Mayar to Driesh was in good condition but I can imaging it could be quite bad it worst weather. Sports event in Kirriemuir, United Kingdom by Hillgoers on Sunday, May 9 2021 Driesh has a short S ridge (Shank of Driesh) and a longer E ridge which connects to Mayar via a narrow col, then turns S to terminate in Hunt Hill (734m), overlooking Glen Prosen. Other routes and challenges. Name: Mayar, Angus We're improving this section but you can still use the 'Places' function in OS Maps to find nearby points of interest, © Ordnance Survey document.write(new Date().getFullYear()); / Privacy Policy. The trail is primarily used for hiking and walking. Mayar and Driesh. Was great. Really enjoyed this walk and will look to come back again. But the pair have a lot more to offer besides the breaking in of boots. At an elevation of 928m, it is the 564th highest peak in the British Isles and the 534th tallest in Scotland. 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