A' Chailleach (Monadhliath)

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A' Chailleach is a familiar sight from the area around Newtonmore. Topped by a big cairn, it is the most ascended and perhaps the finest of the Monadhliath.

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Region: Cairngorms

Altitude: 930 metres

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Detailed route description and map

The Monadhliath Munros: a' Chailleach, Càrn Sgulain and Càrn Dearg from Glen Banchor

Other routes and challenges

The most usual - and fastest - ascent route is to use the descent given in the round of three Munros above, returning the same way (or also including Càrn Sgulain).

Walker-friendly accommodation in the area

Kingussie / Newtonmore Hotels

Kingussie / Newtonmore B&B

Kingussie / Newtonmore cottages

Cairngorms hostels

Panoramic summit view (click to open)


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Users' walk reports for A' Chailleach (Monadhliath)

There are 7836 Walkhighlanders who have climbed A' Chailleach (Monadhliath). They have contributed 88 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
  24/2/19  13 M4
  2/9/17  13 M3
  26/3/22  12 M2
  9/6/23  11 M3
  27/10/15  10 M3
  3/12/11  10 M3
  9/3/13  9 M4
  8/10/12  9 M5
  3/5/21  8 M10
  19/8/16  8 M11
  30/9/15  8 M3
  26/10/20  7 M4
  21/7/15  7 M3F1
  29/4/13  7 M3
  24/1/19  6 M3
  24/7/12  5 M3F1
  23/3/12  5 M3
  18/4/11  5 M2
  5/9/23  4 M1
  4/11/13  4 M3
  3/11/12  4 M3
  4/9/12  4 M3
  1/8/23  3 M3
  30/3/21  3 M3
  6/7/19  3 M3
  14/1/18  3 M5
  24/11/16  3 M3
  4/9/16  3 M3
  2/5/16  3 M3
  7/6/14  3 M3
  8/6/13  3 M3F1
  30/5/13  3 M3
  24/2/13  3 M3
  18/8/12  3 M3
  16/10/11  3 M2
  20/4/24  2 M3
  1/8/23  2 M3
  30/4/23  2 M3
  29/7/22  2 M3
  23/9/18  2 M3
  26/2/12  2 M3
  14/1/11  2 M2
  5/5/24  1 M2
  20/5/23  1 M3
  9/7/18  1 M3
  31/3/18  1 M3
  18/7/17  1 M3
  18/4/17  1 M3
  6/10/16  1 M3
  5/9/15  1 M7
  23/5/15  1 M3
  24/8/14  1 M3
  16/6/14  1 M4
  28/3/14  1 M3
  15/9/13  1 M3
  13/9/13  1 M3
  21/8/13  1 M3
  16/3/13  1 M3
  10/3/12  1 M3
  3/3/12  1 M2
  23/7/11  1 M3
  26/2/11  1 M3
  30/1/10  1 M3
  12/5/23  0 M10
  11/7/22  0 M1
  17/3/18  0 M3
  13/9/17  0 M3
  6/6/17  0 M3
  30/10/16  0 M3
  3/9/15  0 M3
  22/1/14  0 M2
  10/7/13  0 M2
  13/10/12  0 M3
  27/5/12  0 M2
  16/5/12  0 M3
  13/8/11  0 M3
  22/5/11  0 M3
  4/5/11  0 M3F1
  5/3/11  0 M3
  19/2/11  0 M3
  6/11/10  0 M2C1F2
  8/8/10  0 M3
  28/7/10  0 M3
  1/2/10  0 M3
  30/1/10  0 M3
  2/9/09  0 M3
  16/5/09  0 M1
  26/12/08  0 M1

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