Creag an Dail Bheag

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Carn Liath was renamed Creag an Dail Bheag when its western summit was found to be higher than its eastern one. It is a rather sprawling hill with the two summits of very similar height, and offers interesting views of Ben Avon and Beinn a'Bhuird, and is usually climbed in combination with Culardoch.

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Region: Cairngorms

Altitude: 863 metres

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Detailed route description and map

Culardoch and Creag an Dail Bheag from Keiloch

Other routes and challenges

The route above makes use of the track over the bealach east of Càrn Liath to make the easiest ascent; however, old stalkers paths also head towards the hill east of the Glas Allt Beag. An epic approach would be up Glen Gairn past Corndavon Lodge.

Walker-friendly accommodation in the area

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Panoramic summit view (click to open)

Creag an Dail Bheag

Users' walk reports for Creag an Dail Bheag

There are 677 Walkhighlanders who have climbed Creag an Dail Bheag. They have contributed 24 public walk reports including this summit. These are ordered below with the most recent 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
  17/7/21  2 M2C3
  6/1/19  1 M1C5
  13/4/18  1 C2
  13/4/18  3 C4G1
  1/1/18  5 C1
  15/10/17  4 C2
  8/7/17  2 M1C2
  17/7/16  3 C10
  21/3/15  0 C2
  8/3/15  1 C2
  1/3/15  1 C3
  1/11/14  1 C2
  20/7/14  1 C2
  16/3/14  0 C3
  12/1/14  3 C1
  8/9/13  1 C2
  6/5/13  0 C2
  22/4/13  1 C2
  21/11/12  4 C2
  14/10/11  4 C2G1
  26/4/11  0 C2
  1/1/11  0 C2
  16/5/10  1 C3
  13/10/09  1 C2

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