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Carn a'Mhaim guards Lairig Ghru on the approach from Braemar. It is joined to mighty Ben Macdui by perhaps the narrowest section of ridge in the Cairngorms - an enjoyable traverse with a steep ascent to gain Macdui at the end.
Altitude: 1037 metres
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Detailed route description and map
Other routes and challenges
The ascent is rarely made by any other routes. It is possible to reach the northern end of the arete by climbing up the slopes near the Allt Clach nan Taillear from the Lairig Ghru.
Walker-friendly accommodation in the area
Users' walk reports for Carn a'Mhaim
There are 4756 Walkhighlanders who have climbed Carn a'Mhaim. They have contributed 112 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.