Clova: Mayar & Driesh Walking route mapped by Mike Livesey 4 years ago Starts near Kirriemuir, GB SEARCH NEARBY. Driesh and Mayar Hillwalking route on the Munros above Glen Doll North of Forfar and Kirriemuir, Jock's Road runs along The Angus Glens towards Braemar. 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. DISTANCE 2778 ft | 2778 ft . No need to register, buy now! Map copyright Ordnance Survey. October 18, 2016 Tammi Wanderer Leave a comment. Driesh and Mayar munros can be conquered either together, or on separate visits. For many hillwalkers the neighbouring peaks of Mayar and Driesh are ticked off early on in the pursuit of high ground. Go left and follow the old right of way as it rises gently over the broad rolling shoulder linking Driesh with Mayar, the slightly shorter of the pair at 928 metres high. Driving to Glen Doll is straightforward; however past Kirriemuir the road B955 becomes smaller. But the pair have a lot more to offer besides the breaking in of boots. Cheers! Im Westen ist die Wahrscheinlichkeit fuer "cloud-free munros" mit 10% … Click to enlarge. This is the view looking back down the path from near the summit. The day I chose to head up couldn't have been better, bright blue skies, wind free and nice and warm, perfect for walking. Its sight could possibly be intimidating for some, but honestly, there’s nothing to worry about. 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. Cyril is to be converted into a weekender - a mini camper van. We stand by it, Driesh and Mayar are perfect mountains to be conquered in winter. Rate this route (0) ROUTE METRICS. 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. Time taken 3hours 45 mins. That meant we had a short, but steep climb ahead. Starts off easy, gets tough, then eases off again. Der Driesh ist ein als Munro eingestufter, 947 Meter hoher Berg in Schottland. Corrie Kilbo still had a cornice of snow decorating its crags, over which I peered down towards Glen Doll. Todays target was to be Dreish and Mayar up Glen Doll. We then had to cautiously walk over ice, careful not to slip! Die meisten Munro-Bagger kombinieren beide Gipfel und besteigen vom Sattel ausgehend auch den Mayar. Thanks! The route itself was moderate, not difficult. First Munro for me and loved it. Fuer heute sind mal wieder starke NW-Winde und Regenschauer angesagt. As can be seen the runners were coming thick and fast. At the Shank of Drumfollow, looking towards Driesh. Ascent: 800m. Park at the Glen Doll car park a couple of miles further along the B955. Driesh by the Kilbo Path By Andrew Jarret. If you go clockwise on the trail it’s a constant vertical incline. The duo makes a great day hike in summer, however due to their rounded shape and (mostly) gentle slopes they’re just perfect for winter adventure! Distance: 14 km. Having only changed the boots we drove to the nearby Glen Clova Hotel and bar, enjoyed the well-deserved homely, hearty meal! We simply loved the snow, blue sky and a little bit of adventure! 6y/o cousin came along too. Winds increasing (calm on Fri morning, gales from the WNW by Sat afternoon). The trail is primarily used for hiking and walking. Driesh by the Kilbo Path By Andrew Jarret. Publiziert von joe, 14. Length 9 mi Elevation gain 2749 ft Route type Boucle. Was great. At Glen Doll, it’s not much wider than a single track. Mayar and Driesh River South Esk - views north from near Glen Doll Ranger Centre: So, we've bought a van (forthwith to be known as Cyril). Today is no different mind you, we’ve just decided to go anyway. Time taken 3hours 45 mins. Home » Mountain routes » Eastern Highlands » Driesh and Mayar. Mayar & Driesh the hard way Posted on August 31, 2017 August 31, 2017 by an outdoors family Dreish and Mayar are considered a couple of the easier hills in the Munro list and are pretty local to us so both Stacey and myself have done them before, but our son had not done Dreish, as he said didn’t have the energy earlier in the year on a 2 day walk and wildcamp in the area. 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