Càrn na Drochaide

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Carn na Drochaide is a bulky hill to the northwest of Braemar. It is a fine viewpoint, with the high Cairngorms, Lochnagar and the Glen Clunie hills all well seen.

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Region: Cairngorms

Altitude: 818 metres

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Detailed route description and map

Càrn na Drochaide from Linn of Quoich

Other routes and challenges

As well as the route above, Càrn na Drochaide can also be climbed more directly from the Linn of Quoich, or by making use of an initial track and path to help gain height on its west side from lower Glen Quoich.

Walker-friendly accommodation in the area

Braemar Hotels

Braemar B&B

Braemar cottages

Cairngorms hostels

Panoramic summit view (click to open)


Càrn na Drochaide



Users' walk reports for Càrn na Drochaide

There are 779 Walkhighlanders who have climbed Càrn na Drochaide. They have contributed 25 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
  2/1/12  13 C1
  27/9/14  5 C5G1
  12/3/14  5 C1
  7/12/14  4 M1C2
  30/3/13  4 C1
  13/7/13  3 C1G1
  2/8/20  2 M1C1
  18/8/19  2 C5
  26/11/20  1 C1
  13/4/18  1 C2
  3/9/17  1 C1G1
  15/3/17  1 C1G2
  2/5/12  1 C1
  19/2/12  1 C1
  8/8/11  1 C1
  9/4/11  1 M3C1
  14/10/19  0 C1
  10/10/14  0 C1
  16/3/14  0 C3
  22/4/12  0 C1
  3/4/11  0 C2
  2/4/11  0 C1
  25/5/10  0 C1
  30/4/10  0 C1
  7/7/06  0 C4

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