Càrn a' Ghèoidh

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Càrn a' Ghèoidh is hidden behind the two more familiar Cairnwell munros. It offers a wild and quiet respite to the ski-developments on its two neighbours.

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Region: Cairngorms

Altitude: 975 metres

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Detailed route description and map

The Cairnwell Munros from the pass

Other routes and challenges

The route above from the Cairnwell Pass is by far the most popular, but there are other possibilities. One is to use an old path from Rhiedorrach up to Creag nan Eun and then up to Càrn nan Sac. Other routes approach over Càrn Mòr to the south, or up from the Baddoch Burn to the north.

Walker-friendly accommodation in the area

Braemar Hotels

Braemar B&B

Braemar cottages

Cairngorms hostels

Panoramic summit view (click to open)


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Users' walk reports for Càrn a' Ghèoidh

There are 10211 Walkhighlanders who have climbed Càrn a' Ghèoidh. They have contributed 141 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
  20/9/13  23 M9
  8/9/12  21 M8
  13/9/14  12 M10
  27/7/14  10 M5
  28/1/12  10 M5
  9/4/17  8 M3
  12/10/13  8 M2
  2/6/13  8 M9
  8/1/15  7 M3
  5/6/21  6 M8
  15/4/17  6 M9
  20/6/15  6 M4
  10/12/11  6 M3
  29/4/11  6 M14
  5/7/20  5 M3
  3/12/16  5 M3
  29/8/13  5 M3
  15/1/12  5 M3
  17/12/11  5 M3
  29/5/21  3 M3
  23/4/21  3 M2
  26/10/20  3 M3
  10/2/19  3 M3
  2/1/19  3 M3
  27/5/17  3 M3
  2/10/11  3 M3
  1/6/19  2 M2
  3/2/18  2 M4
  14/8/16  2 M11
  30/8/15  2 M3
  15/11/14  2 M3
  11/1/14  2 M3C1
  12/10/13  2 M3
  30/6/13  2 M9
  16/5/13  2 M6
  30/12/12  2 M3
  16/9/12  2 M3
  16/6/12  2 M3
  12/2/12  2 M3
  29/9/20  1 M3
  13/7/20  1 M3
  13/7/19  1 M3
  6/7/19  1 M3
  15/9/17  1 M3
  12/8/17  1 M3
  27/6/17  1 M3
  30/4/16  1 M3
  24/9/15  1 M3
  2/8/15  1 M3
  1/7/15  1 M4
  24/3/15  1 M1
  26/7/14  1 M3
  31/5/14  1 M3
  19/4/14  1 M2
  3/8/13  1 M3
  18/5/13  1 M6
  4/9/12  1 M8
  3/7/12  1 M3
  7/4/12  1 M3
  1/4/12  1 M9
  5/1/12  1 M3
  25/11/11  1 M3
  9/9/11  1 M9
  12/9/09  1 M3
  28/7/09  1 M3
  22/7/20  0 M3
  29/5/19  0 M3
  15/5/19  0 M3
  13/8/17  0 M2
  5/8/17  0 M3
  15/6/17  0 M3
  26/5/17  0 M3
  19/12/16  0 M3
  31/7/16  0 M3
  28/7/16  0 M3
  16/7/16  0 M3
  21/4/16  0 M3
  23/10/15  0 M3
  19/10/15  0 M7
  15/10/15  0 M3
  3/10/15  0 M3
  2/4/15  0 M3
  11/1/15  0 M1
  5/7/14  0 M3
  27/6/14  0 M7
  18/8/13  0 M3
  18/7/13  0 M9
  6/7/13  0 M3
  11/6/13  0 M3
  21/5/13  0 M3
  27/4/13  0 M3
  1/11/12  0 M3
  24/10/12  0 M3
  20/10/12  0 M3
  8/10/12  0 M1
  30/9/12  0 M3
  8/9/12  0 M3
  1/9/12  0 M3
  15/8/12  0 M3
  28/7/12  0 M3
  17/7/12  0 M3
  3/6/12  0 M3
  3/6/12  0 M2
  23/5/12  0 M3
  14/4/12  0 M3
  21/3/12  0 M3
  19/2/12  0 M3
  28/1/12  0 M3
  16/1/12  0 M3
  17/12/11  0 M3
  22/11/11  0 M3
  20/10/11  0 M3
  14/8/11  0 M3
  2/8/11  0 M3
  17/7/11  0 M1
  1/7/11  0 M3
  21/5/11  0 M3
  19/5/11  0 M3
  17/5/11  0 M3
  14/5/11  0 M9
  8/5/11  0 M3
  24/4/11  0 M3
  11/4/11  0 M2
  3/4/11  0 M3
  21/11/10  0 M3
  21/11/10  0 M3
  8/11/10  0 M3
  16/10/10  0 M3
  9/10/10  0 M3
  9/10/10  0 M3
  18/9/10  0 M3
  17/9/10  0 M3
  27/6/10  0 M3
  20/6/10  0 M3
  19/6/10  0 M9
  11/4/10  0 M3
  2/4/10  0 M3
  11/7/09  0 M3
  30/7/08  0 M3
  30/7/08  0 M3

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