Carn a'Mhaim

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Carn a'Mhaim guards Lairig Ghru on the approach from Braemar. It is joined to mighty Ben Macdui by perhaps the narrowest section of ridge in the Cairngorms - an enjoyable traverse with a steep ascent to gain Macdui at the end.

 You have not climbed Carn a'Mhaim.

Region: Cairngorms

Altitude: 1037 metres

Summit view: Open virtual summit

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Detailed route description and map

Carn a'Mhaim from the Linn of Dee

Other routes and challenges

The ascent is rarely made by any other routes. It is possible to reach the northern end of the arete by climbing up the slopes near the Allt Clach nan Taillear from the Lairig Ghru.

Walker-friendly accommodation in the area

Braemar Hotels

Braemar B&B

Braemar cottages

Cairngorms hostels


Users' walk reports for Carn a'Mhaim

There are 1755 Walkhighlanders who have climbed Carn a'Mhaim . They have contributed 65 public walk reports including this summit.. These are ordered below with the most popular ones first. The rightmost column shows how many summits were included in their report, which may help you to find the most relevant reports.

Title AuthorDate walked LikesHills
  21/09/2013  11 M3
  20/07/2013  11 M8
  25/06/2014  9 M6
  22/08/2011  9 M3
  22/03/2012  8 M2
  02/12/2012  7 M1
  29/07/2011  7 M7
  04/07/2011  7 M5
  14/01/2012  6 M1
  01/08/2011  5 M8
  05/10/2013  4 M1
  14/06/2013  4 M5
  23/09/2013  3 M5
  09/12/2012  3 M1
  15/05/2012  3 M4
  21/04/2012  3 M2
  12/08/2011  3 M5
  07/06/2013  2 M7
  27/04/2013  2 M1
  19/02/2013  2 M1
  29/10/2012  2 M4
  11/03/2012  2 M1
  04/03/2012  2 M1
  19/10/2011  2 M3
  08/10/2011  2 M1
  28/06/2011  2 M3
  24/06/2011  2 M8
  30/11/2014  1 M7
  10/08/2014  1 M3
  12/06/2014  1 M3
  12/04/2014  1 M1
  17/11/2013  1 M1
  19/10/2013  1 M1
  09/07/2013  1 M4
  21/05/2013  1 M1
  31/03/2012  1 M1
  20/11/2011  1 M1
  05/10/2011  1 M3
  23/07/2011  1 M1
  21/04/2011  1 M2
  26/02/2011  1 M3
  10/05/2008  1 M1
  05/10/2014  0 M2
  20/10/2013  0 M1
  08/10/2013  0 M5
  08/08/2013  0 M1
  21/07/2013  0 M12
  16/07/2013  0 M2
  22/09/2012  0 M1
  03/06/2012  0 M3
  01/06/2012  0 M3
  05/05/2012  0 M3
  04/03/2012  0 M1
  16/11/2011  0 M1
  03/10/2011  0 M3
  22/04/2011  0 M7
  23/01/2011  0 M1
  07/11/2010  0 M2
  30/09/2010  0 M3
  08/07/2010  0 M1
  24/07/2009  0 M4
  13/07/2009  0 M3
  09/05/2009  0 M1
  22/11/2008  0 M4
  09/07/1997  0 M4

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