Geal-charn Mòr

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Geal-charn Mòr 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.

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Region: Cairngorms

Altitude: 824 metres

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Detailed route description and map

Geal Charn Mòr from Lynwilg near Aviemore

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.

Walker-friendly accommodation in the area

Aviemore Hotels

Aviemore B&B

Aviemore cottages

Cairngorms hostels

Panoramic summit view (click to open)


Geal-charn Mòr



Users' walk reports for Geal-charn Mòr

There are 1167 Walkhighlanders who have climbed Geal-charn Mòr. They have contributed 24 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
  21/1/17  7 C1
  14/12/19  6 C1
  20/7/14  4 C4
  13/6/10  4 C1
  22/11/15  3 C1
  19/9/21  2 M3C3G1
  3/8/21  2 C1
  19/3/17  2 C1
  24/1/15  2 C1
  1/8/12  2 C1
  17/7/21  1 C1
  11/12/16  1 C1
  23/8/13  1 C1
  18/8/12  1 C1
  29/1/12  1 C1
  11/8/18  0 C1
  23/7/18  0 C5
  26/6/16  0 C1
  23/2/16  0 C1
  12/12/15  0 C1
  28/11/14  0 C1
  19/7/14  0 C1
  21/2/13  0 C1
  12/2/11  0 C1

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