An Socach from Glen Clunie

Summary for An Socach from Glen Clunie

An Socach from Glen Clunie is a route in “The Glen Shee West” region / range which is located in the The West Mounth: Blair Atholl to Braemar area of the Scottish Highlands as defined by the Scottish Mountaineering Club.

This is a mainly circular route but there are parts where you need to retrace your footsteps

Sunrise 8:33 am
Sunset 4:18 pm
7 hours 45 minutes(s) daylight
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An Socach & an Eastern Top

17 km/ 10.56 miles600 m/ 1968.5 ft5 hours plus
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Attractive route up a minor munro An Socach avoiding the ski slopes of Glenshee by heading up by the side of Baddoch Burn then onto rough hillside. The descent is via the eastern ridge over the eastern top.

Route points for An Socach from Glen Clunie

QGrid Ref.BearingDistance(km)Description
NO13918344262° W0.27 (0.27)Start on a private road which leads to Baddock farm
NO13648341178° S0.29 (0.56)Cross the bridge over Cluanie Water
NO13648312306° NW0.11 (0.67)Another bridge
NO13558319236° N0.14 (0.81)Follow the track along Baddoch Burn
NO12928267185° S0.44 (1.25)Continue along the track
NO12878223207° SSW0.48 (1.73)Cross bridge over Baddock Burn
NO12208112207° SSW0.55 (2.28)Make note of this point as it's where you descend to and return from
NO10697945285° WNW0.46 (2.74)Head up towards col on grassy slopes 1km east of the western top
NO09337989298° WNW0.3 (3.04)Climb up onto the crest of the col
NO09078004246° WSW0.4 (3.44)From the col head onto summit of An Socach and return to this point
NO08707989267° W0.24 (3.68)Continue along ridge to summit point
NO07979986° E0.17 (3.85)The summit An Socach [Glen Ey] - 944 ( metres)
NO0949802253° NE0.56 (4.41)Walk along ridge to the eastern top
NO09980557° ENE0.48 (4.89)An Socach - East Top
NO1036808082° E0.4 (5.29)Decend steeply back into the glen
NO1174810781° E0.46 (5.75)Return vai the outward route
Munros covered on An Socach from Glen Clunie
Ordersort icon Height Munro Meaning Pronunciation
227 944 An Socach [Glen Ey] The Pigs Snout Un Sorcoch