Carn Dearg (Bhrunachain), Glen Roy

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Carn Dearg is one of four Corbetts accessible from Glen Roy, no less than three of which are called Carn Dearg. This is the highest of the hills around the glen; the upper slopes are featureless moorland, the lower slopes steep and scarred by the famous 'parallel roads'.


Pathless hillwalk over grass and heather; some steeper ground. The featureless terrain can require careful navigation.

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Limited parking near bridge at NN330909; parking area short distance further along road. Map and directions.

Hillwalking in Winter

Please note that hillwalking when there is snow lying requires an ice-axe, crampons and the knowledge, experience and skill to use them correctly. All route descriptions and difficulties given here are for summer conditions. See our Winter Essentials page for basic information on the skills, techniques and knowledge needed for winter hillwalking.

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