Geal-charn Mor, from Lynwilg

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Geal Charn Mor is the southeasternmost summit of the vast Monadh Liath plateaux. It gives a fairly straightforward hillwalk and offers superb views of the Cairngorms across Strathspey.

Terrain

Good track as far as the pass, then rougher path over heather to summit. Return route follows rougher paths, boggy in places.

Public Transport

None to start.

Start

Lynwilg. Map and directions.

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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