The First Ardnamurchan Tourist Association GPS Treasure Hunt

A short simple exercise

OS Map

2007 - Magnetic variation 6º West.

Distance: 271m one way.

Time: 00:18:35 round trip.

Av. Moving speed 2 kph.

INTRODUCTION:

The walk has been chosen as a young family & senior citizen introduction. You could see hooded crows, a Golden Eagle, Wheatears, Red Deer, Bog Orchid and Butterflies

Dogs will love this walk, but please use a lead.

See Hints & Tips page

Way point Information:

ALL Point references are in GPS format:-

A mixed minutes/decimal format which is becoming the standard for GPS equipment. All values are positive; the hemisphere is indicated by 'N' and 'W'. Minutes are attached to the degrees of the coordinates, while seconds are expressed in decimal format with the minutes.

A GPX file of the waypoints only is available for download here

A GPX file of the Route is available for download here

These files can be imported into your GPS program on your PC, and then loaded onto your GPS, please consult your user manual.

Click here to show google maps with the waypoints marked.

Terrain:

Fairly easy going with a slight incline

START:

Park where possible by the Sanna road. Approx Grid ref' :- 473 674.

ROUTE:

Point 1.

N 056º 43.884'
W 006º 07.982'

A Rocky knoll near the road.

Point 2.

N 056º 43.903'
W 006º 07.981'

Point 3.

N 056º 43.910'
W 006º 07.996'

Point 4.

N 056º 43.929'
W 006º 07.937'

Point 5.

N 056º 43.932'
W 006º 07.998'

Point 6.

N 056º 43.938'
W 006º 08.053'

Point 7.

N 056º 43.947'
W 006º 08.073'

The old walls meet to form a T for "Treasure". Once this point is located you must search around to pin point the treasure chest.