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Geal-charn Mor is the nearest of the Monadhliath summits to Aviemore. It offers a straightforward ascent in good conditions with superb views across Strathspey to the main Cairngorms range.
Altitude: 824 metres
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Other routes and challenges
The short round above is almost invariably used. An alternative approach would begin up the other end of the Burma Road, from Sluggan near Carrbridge. In winter conditions the expansive plateau attracts ski-mountaineers and tourers.