Càrn a' Choire Ghairbh

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Carn a' Choire Ghairbh is relatively little visited but offers superb views over upper Glen Affric. It is often combined in a fairly long round with Aonach Shasuinn.

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Region: Loch Ness

Altitude: 865 metres

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Detailed route description and map

Càrn a' Choire Ghairbh and Aonach Shasuinn, Affric

Other routes and challenges

The bogs on the above approach can be avoided by using the tracks further up the north side of Loch Affric and then taking the stalkers' path uphill from near the head of the loch.

The hill can be used as part of a long approach to Sail Chaorainn and Sgùrr nan Conbhairean from the north.

Walker-friendly accommodation in the area

Glen Affric Hotels

Glen Affric B&B

Glen Affric Cottages

Loch Ness Hostels

Panoramic summit view (click to open)


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Users' walk reports for Càrn a' Choire Ghairbh

There are 312 Walkhighlanders who have climbed Càrn a' Choire Ghairbh. They have contributed 13 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
  30/3/15  5 C6
  13/5/17  4 C2
  27/2/21  3 C1
  25/2/17  3 C1
  5/3/21  2 C1
  24/2/19  2 C4
  1/3/14  2 C1
  10/5/09  2 C2
  4/5/19  1 C2
  3/4/21  0 C1
  14/7/19  0 C2
  5/4/14  0 C2
  15/10/13  0 C1

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