Cairn of Claise

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Cairn of Claise is a fairly insignificant rise on the wide plateau on the east side of the Cairnwell Pass. A large stone wall crosses close by the summit marking the old county boundary.

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Region: Cairngorms

Altitude: 1064 metres

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Detailed route description and map

Glas Maol Munros from the Cairnwell Pass

Other routes and challenges

The route above could be lengthened to take in Tolmount and Tom Buidhe across the plateau.

An alternative, more dramatic approach to Cairn of Claise would be to ascend from Glen Isla, perhaps along the Monega Hill ridge of Glas Maol, or via Caenlochan Glen and Caderg.

Walker-friendly accommodation in the area

Braemar Hotels

Braemar B&B

Braemar cottages

Cairngorms hostels

Panoramic summit view (click to open)


Cairn of Claise



Users' walk reports for Cairn of Claise

There are 9970 Walkhighlanders who have climbed Cairn of Claise. They have contributed 155 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
  25/8/18  32 M14
  29/7/14  26 M6
  20/9/13  23 M9
  25/3/15  19 M6
  4/7/20  17 M4
  3/5/17  12 M4
  15/8/15  12 M10
  7/8/18  9 M7
  6/1/19  8 M6
  13/8/15  8 M6
  2/6/13  8 M9
  27/12/11  7 M6
  16/7/17  6 M5
  15/4/17  6 M9
  5/12/16  6 M4
  10/8/13  6 M6
  29/4/11  6 M14
  24/3/11  6 M3
  12/6/21  5 M6
  18/6/17  5 M2
  23/5/15  5 M4
  6/7/13  5 M2
  15/11/11  5 M8C1
  25/6/11  5 M4
  12/9/21  4 M11
  29/6/18  4 M4
  28/5/18  4 M4
  12/9/14  4 M3
  5/8/13  4 M5
  29/12/12  4 M2
  26/5/12  4 M4
  16/8/21  3 M9
  2/8/21  3 M4
  26/11/20  3 M4
  14/5/17  3 M3
  29/8/15  3 M6
  16/7/14  3 M6
  23/11/13  3 M4
  2/5/13  3 M6
  10/8/12  3 M2
  19/8/21  2 M3
  31/7/21  2 M9
  6/9/20  2 M5
  31/7/20  2 M4
  28/12/17  2 M2
  18/6/17  2 M4
  14/8/16  2 M11
  25/12/15  2 M4
  4/10/15  2 M6
  18/9/15  2 M2
  6/7/13  2 M6
  30/6/13  2 M9
  28/4/13  2 M4
  14/7/12  2 M9
  19/5/12  2 M4
  9/9/11  2 M9
  24/8/11  2 M6
  20/8/11  2 M4
  20/8/11  2 M6
  30/12/00  2 M4
  15/9/21  1 M4
  16/6/21  1 M4
  18/9/16  1 M4
  30/8/15  1 M4
  24/7/15  1 M6
  19/6/15  1 M8
  25/7/14  1 M4
  8/9/13  1 M4
  6/8/13  1 M4
  16/12/12  1 M6
  4/9/12  1 M8
  26/8/12  1 M4
  3/7/12  1 M6
  20/5/12  1 M6
  6/5/12  1 M11
  1/4/12  1 M9
  28/1/12  1 M4
  18/12/11  1 M3
  17/8/11  1 M4
  6/8/11  1 M6
  30/7/11  1 M4
  30/7/11  1 M4
  25/7/10  1 M6
  19/6/10  1 M4
  7/11/09  1 M4
  25/9/09  1 M3
  15/8/20  0 M8
  28/7/20  0 M4
  24/7/20  0 M2
  24/7/20  0 M4
  17/7/20  0 M4
  12/7/20  0 M4
  19/4/19  0 M4
  24/2/19  0 M4
  6/1/19  0 M7
  8/10/17  0 M4
  24/5/17  0 M5
  5/10/16  0 M4
  3/10/16  0 M3
  24/8/16  0 M3
  14/8/16  0 M6
  9/8/16  0 M4
  19/9/15  0 M6
  29/8/15  0 M2
  4/8/15  0 M4
  2/8/15  0 M4
  4/6/15  0 M5
  23/5/15  0 M6
  29/7/14  0 M4
  28/7/14  0 M6
  10/7/14  0 M4
  27/6/14  0 M7
  26/6/14  0 M11
  18/8/13  0 M6
  18/7/13  0 M9
  19/6/13  0 M4
  12/6/13  0 M4C1
  11/6/13  0 M3
  2/6/13  0 M2
  7/5/13  0 M4
  8/2/13  0 M2
  15/11/12  0 M4
  11/9/12  0 M4
  31/7/12  0 M4
  27/5/12  0 M4
  30/3/12  0 M6
  10/3/12  0 M6
  26/2/12  0 M4
  26/2/12  0 M4
  5/2/12  0 M3
  12/1/12  0 M4
  27/11/11  0 M4
  14/11/11  0 M6
  6/11/11  0 M6
  25/7/11  0 M6
  17/7/11  0 M3
  3/7/11  0 M11
  5/6/11  0 M3
  31/5/11  0 M4
  17/5/11  0 M5
  14/5/11  0 M9
  16/4/11  0 M4
  10/4/11  0 M4
  19/3/11  0 M6
  5/3/11  0 M6
  26/2/11  0 M5C1
  10/2/11  0 M3
  17/10/10  0 M3
  4/10/10  0 M3
  23/7/10  0 M4
  19/6/10  0 M9
  10/4/10  0 M4
  29/8/09  0 M4
  14/6/09  0 M6
  19/9/92  0 M6

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