Geal Charn (Dorback)

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Geal Charn is a little visited Corbett in the sprawling moorlands to the northeast of the main mass of the Cairngorms, usually approached via a short round from Dorback Lodge. Perhaps the most interesting feature of the hill is the great ravine carved by the Water of Ailnack to the east, but it is difficult to view this as part of the approach.

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Region: Cairngorms

Altitude: 821 metres

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Detailed route description and map

Geal Charn from Dorback Lodge

Other routes and challenges

The route above is much shorter than any other approach.

Walker-friendly accommodation in the area

Aviemore Hotels

Aviemore B&B

Aviemore cottages

Cairngorms hostels

Panoramic summit view (click to open)


Geal Charn (Dorback)



Users' walk reports for Geal Charn (Dorback)

There are 629 Walkhighlanders who have climbed Geal Charn (Dorback). They have contributed 16 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
  2/9/19  5 C7
  3/12/16  5 C1
  20/7/14  4 C4
  4/8/14  3 C2
  3/10/21  2 C1
  24/7/18  2 C1
  19/7/14  2 C1
  9/1/13  2 C1
  22/9/11  2 C1
  23/8/18  1 C1
  3/6/13  1 C1
  29/7/18  0 C1
  23/7/18  0 C5
  16/5/17  0 C1
  2/2/12  0 C1
  22/10/10  0 C1

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