Cairnsmore of Carsphairn

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Cairnsmore of Carsphairn is the highest summit of a rather rounded range in northern Galloway. The highest of three 'Cairnsmore' hills across the region, it is a fine viewpoint.

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Region: Dumfries and Galloway

Altitude: 797 metres

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Detailed route description and map

Cairnsmore of Carsphairn from the Green Well of Scotland

Other routes and challenges

The route given above is usually used; other approaches are much longer or marred by forestry plantations.

Walker-friendly accommodation in the area

Dumfries and Galloway Hotels

Dumfries and Galloway B&B

Dumfries and Galloway Cottages

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Panoramic summit view (click to open)


Cairnsmore of Carsphairn



Users' walk reports for Cairnsmore of Carsphairn

There are 1018 Walkhighlanders who have climbed Cairnsmore of Carsphairn. They have contributed 24 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.

Walk report AuthorDate walked LikesHills
  29/12/18  11 C1
  17/9/11  6 C1
  30/11/14  5 C2
  3/10/17  4 C2G6S1
  19/6/13  4 C1G2
  14/9/19  3 C1G2
  3/6/17  3 C1G2
  29/5/21  2 C1
  23/9/16  2 C1
  8/12/12  2 C1
  2/8/12  2 C1
  16/8/20  1 C1
  9/11/19  1 C1
  18/3/18  1 C1
  26/5/17  1 C1
  23/1/16  1 C1
  31/8/14  1 C2
  23/8/14  1 C1
  11/4/14  1 C4
  25/6/21  0 C1
  19/5/13  0 C1
  23/2/13  0 C1
  19/2/12  0 C1
  26/9/11  0 C1

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