Distance: 10 miles (16km)
Ascent: 731 metres
Start/finish: Invermark car park, DD9 7YZ
Follow the road over the bridge and then take the estate track past Invermark Castle, heading west along the northern shore of Loch Lee. Stay R at the junction at the west of the loch and take the track curving R, following the Water of Lee north-west to a L onto a footbridge (3.6 miles/5.7km). Cross the bridge and take a much smaller path west to reach the impressive Falls of Unich. Take the scrambly path to the R of the falls and follow this on the north and then west bank of the river up to the Falls of Damff. Continue up the burn then cross at a footbridge. Take the path south-east towards the col between Craig Maskeldie and Cairn Lick then turn R, navigating vague paths south to the estate track south of Cairn Lick. Turn L onto this and descend to Inchgrundle. Follow the track north from here back to the outbound track at the western end of Loch Lee. Turn R onto this back to the start.
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