Carn a' Chamain is the relatively minor stony summit rising above a spacious and very remote plateau. The approach is up scenic Glen Tilt, one of the Highlands' most beautiful glens and it is this that makes the walk a minor classic.
Good approach track and then hill path. This is a straightforward hill-walk in good weather but do not underestimate the length.
None to Old Bridge of Tilt; Blair Atholl buses and trains only a kilometre away.
Old Bridge of Tilt car park.
Hillwalking in Winter
Please note that hillwalking when there is snow lying requires an ice-axe, crampons and the knowledge, experience and skill to use them correctly. All route descriptions and difficulties given here are for summer conditions. See our Winter Essentials page for basic information on the skills, techniques and knowledge needed for winter hillwalking.
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