Càrn Chuinneag

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Carn Chuinneag is a distinct summit rising south of Glen Calvie, which gives a very attractive approach; the hill itself has fine stalkers' paths. The area is famous for its savage clearance. After being turned out of their homes many became refugees in the church and churchyard - their accusing graffiti still etched into the glass at Croik.

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Region: Sutherland

Altitude: 839 metres

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Detailed route description and map

Càrn Chuinneag, from Glencalvie Lodge

Other routes and challenges

The above route is by far the shortest; alternatives via Loch Morie or Strath Rusdale are very long.

Walker-friendly accommodation in the area

Sutherland Hotels

Sutherland B&B

Sutherland Cottages

Sutherland Hostels

Panoramic summit view (click to open)


Càrn Chuinneag



Users' walk reports for Càrn Chuinneag

There are 442 Walkhighlanders who have climbed Càrn Chuinneag. They have contributed 18 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
  3/11/12  10 C1
  20/11/14  7 C3
  3/9/14  7 C1
  24/10/13  6 C1
  16/4/15  4 C1
  6/8/20  3 C1
  29/12/19  3 C3S2
  25/7/15  3 C3G2
  4/11/08  3 C1
  13/8/18  2 C2G4
  22/11/09  2 C1G1
  15/8/09  2 C1
  24/6/18  1 C1
  26/9/15  1 C1
  8/6/13  1 C1
  11/5/21  0 C1G1
  19/3/20  0 C1
  28/7/16  0 C1

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