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This was a great walk through one of the valleys of Glencoe. Lasting about two hours because the river crossing was inaccessible, there were some beautiful views along the way. Throughout this valley there is a lot of history. It is where raiders would borrow cows and drive them up the canyon to give birth before sending the her back without her calf. Later on in history, this is where 38 MacDonalds were massacred by the troops.

Into the Hidden Valley Between the Mountains

Into the Hidden Valley Between the Mountains

A Little Wet

A Little Wet

Starting out on this hike, we hiked down and crossed one river by bridge before heading into one of three adjacent valleys. The weather started out cloudy and a tad bit rainy before clearing up. As we continued the hike along the river, the banks got steeper. With the river flowing rapidly and the level higher than normal, we weren’t sure if we were going to be able to cross the river and continue the hike. Reaching one of two places to cross, the river level was too high and we continued to the second one which had the same problem. Instead, we redirected our route up the hill a little more and circled around before heading back down. As we were finishing the hike, the sun disappeared and heavy rains came down when we were just 15 minutes from the car. Overall it was a nice relaxing hike with some beautiful views of Glencoe.

Walking on the Edge

Walking on the Edge

Where'd Our Crossing Go?

Where’d Our Crossing Go?

View Back to the Road Below

View Back to the Road Below

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