A hike into the Glens of the Pirnmill Mountains

The Route: Gleann Easan Biorach and Gleann Diomhan | Distance: 18.4km | Time: 5.5 Hours
Height gain: 744m | Max Altitude: 411m | Start: Lochranza Village | Finish: Same as start
Map: OS Explorer OL361 | Date: 07/06/2012

Route Map

‘What’s not to like?’, I asked myself very early in the morning sitting in my tent having just decided on my hiking route for the day. It would be a classic glen circuit among the less visited and today misty Pirnmill Mountains in the north of Arran visiting Loch na Davie source of the water for Arran Whisky (and the purest natural water source in Scotland). The route would also take me through one of the most remote areas on the island and across a couple of bleak and boggy gaps as well as up and down two magnificent Scottish glens. Continue reading “A hike into the Glens of the Pirnmill Mountains”