Carlin's Cairn

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Region: Galloway and Dumfries

Altitude: 807 metres

Rank: 32nd

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Carlin's Cairn is the first summit on the north ridge of the Corbett Corserine. The cairn itself is prehistoric but legend attributes it to one Carlin, a Miller's wife, who aided Robert the Bruce whilst he was a fugitive in the area.

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There are 260 Walkhighlanders who have climbed Carlin's Cairn. They have contributed 20 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
  25/06/2019  9 C3G2
  21/04/2011  9 C1
  03/08/2020  8 C3G2
  12/08/2017  4 C1
  10/09/2016  4 C1
  26/09/2012  4 C1
  10/06/2019  3 C1
  04/06/2017  3 C1S1
  18/04/2014  3 C1
  13/10/2016  2
  11/04/2016  2 C1
  20/03/2016  2
  27/04/2013  2 C1
  27/04/2013  2 C1
  12/07/2020  1 C1
  29/10/2017  1 C1
  15/08/2017  1 C1
  28/03/2016  1 G2
  13/05/2014  1 C3
  10/10/2010  0 C1

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