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Gairbeinn has a rocky summit by Monadhliath standards, standing guard at the southern end of the Corrieyairick Pass. On maps it is the same height as Corrieyairack Hill and both hills were jointly regarded as a Corbett until resurveys revealed Gairbeinn to be higher.

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Region: Cairngorms

Altitude: 896 metres

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Detailed route description and map

Gairbeinn and Corrieyairack Hill from Melgarve

Other routes and challenges

The combination with Corrieyairack Hill as described above maks an enjoyable circuit. A longer, boggier traverse would link Gairbeinn with a second Corbett, Meall na h-Aisre.

Walker-friendly accommodation in the area

Kingussie / Newtonmore Hotels

Kingussie / Newtonmore B&B

Kingussie / Newtonmore cottages

Cairngorms hostels

Panoramic summit view (click to open)

Users' walk reports for Gairbeinn

There are 359 Walkhighlanders who have climbed Gairbeinn. They have contributed 9 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.

Title AuthorDate walked LikesHills
  09/11/2014  3 C1
  28/09/2014  3 C3G2
  09/02/2013  3 C1
  06/08/2011  3 C2
  24/11/2012  2 C1
  27/07/2017  1 C9
  23/03/2014  1 C1
  24/06/2017  0 C2
  14/07/2016  0 C1

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