Distance: 5 miles (8km)
Ascent: 316 metres
Start/finish: Mabie Forest car park, DG2 8HB
This run follows the brown waymarkers for the Lochaber trail north out of the car park and then tracing a wide figure-of-eight.
Cross Mabie Burn and run up to a footbridge near Larch Hill. Turn L here and head south, re-crossing Mabie Burn and heading south. Head R around Cragbill Hill to a main track junction at NX 927704 (2.7 miles/4.3km). Turn R and then trend L to the summit and trig point of Marthrown Hill at 249 metres. Turn around and follow the same path back initially then bearing L around to Dalshinnie Loch. Take the track east from here, crossing the outbound path and returning to the start.
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