Càrn Aosda

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Càrn Aosda is one of the easiest and quickest Munros to climb, but that is its only distinction. The mountain has been heavily developed for ski-ing and pistes, tows and access tracks disfigure its slopes above the Cairnwell pass.

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Region: Cairngorms

Altitude: 917 metres

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Detailed route description and map

The Cairnwell Munros from the pass

Other routes and challenges

Though Càrn Aosda is very quickly ascended on the route above using the tracks from the ski-centre, a much less frequented and longer ascent would be from the north, along the Càrn Chrionaidh ridge.

Walker-friendly accommodation in the area

Braemar Hotels

Braemar B&B

Braemar cottages

Cairngorms hostels

Panoramic summit view (click to open)


Càrn Aosda



Users' walk reports for Càrn Aosda

There are 11450 Walkhighlanders who have climbed Càrn Aosda. They have contributed 147 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
  25/7/16  41 M1
  25/8/18  32 M14
  20/9/13  23 M9
  8/9/12  21 M8
  27/7/14  10 M5
  28/1/12  10 M5
  12/10/13  9 M2
  6/1/19  8 M6
  9/4/17  8 M3
  2/6/13  8 M9
  8/1/15  7 M3
  10/12/11  7 M3
  5/6/21  6 M8
  15/4/17  6 M9
  20/6/15  6 M4
  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
  17/6/21  4 M2
  12/6/21  3 M3
  29/5/21  3 M3
  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
  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
  14/6/17  1 M1
  25/6/16  1 M2
  30/4/16  1 M3
  24/9/15  1 M3
  2/8/15  1 M3
  1/7/15  1 M4
  31/5/14  1 M3
  3/8/13  1 M3
  18/5/13  1 M6
  4/9/12  1 M8
  10/8/12  1 M1
  22/7/12  1 M2
  3/7/12  1 M3
  7/4/12  1 M3
  1/4/12  1 M9
  5/1/12  1 M3
  29/12/11  1 M2
  25/11/11  1 M3
  9/9/11  1 M9
  16/7/11  1 M2
  25/1/11  1 M4
  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
  21/1/17  0 M2
  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
  7/2/15  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
  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
  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
  3/4/11  0 M3
  5/12/10  0 M1
  21/11/10  0 M3
  21/11/10  0 M3
  8/11/10  0 M3
  5/11/10  0 M2
  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
  22/7/10  0 M2
  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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