Carn a'Mhaim from the Linn of Dee

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Carn a'Mhaim is a southern satellite of Ben Macdui, to which it is linked by long and very narrow ridge, an unusual feature for the Cairngorms. Carn a'Mhaim is well seen from Derry Lodge and provides a worthwhile ascent in its own right, though it is even better if continuing to its mighty parent.


Good tracks and paths for the approach, boggy section just after Derry Lodge. The ascent is on a good hill path.

Public Transport

Limited summer (Jun-Sep) bus from Braemar. Traveline Scotland.


Linn of Dee car park (charge). Map and directions.

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