Càrn Bàn

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Càrn Bàn is the highest point of the rolling hills on the Alladale Estate and one of the most remote Corbetts in Scotland. Altough the upper slopes are wide and grassy mountain is given stature by three magnificent corries and is a superb viewpoint. It is possible to ascend from Alladale to the east, Black Bridge to the south or Corriemulzie to the north.

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Region: Ullapool

Altitude: 842 metres

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Detailed route description and map

Càrn Ban via Alladale

Càrn Ban via Strath Vaich

Other routes and challenges

An alternative start point is at Black Bridge on the A835, heading up Strath Vaich. This route is of similar length but lacks the beauty of the walk up Gleann Mòr from Alladale given above. The two routes join near Deanich Lodge.

Another possibility is to approach up Strath Mulzie to Loch a' Choire Mhòir.

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Panoramic summit view (click to open)

Càrn Bàn

Users' walk reports for Càrn Bàn

There are 318 Walkhighlanders who have climbed Càrn Bàn . They have contributed 12 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
  20/11/14  8 C3
  26/3/17  5 C1
  3/6/11  5 C1
  7/8/20  4 C2
  29/12/19  3 C3S2
  25/7/15  3 C3G2
  13/8/18  2 C2G4
  24/7/16  1 C1
  11/10/09  1 C1G1
  14/5/19  0 C1
  30/6/17  0 C1
  30/4/14  0 C1

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