Càrn Dearg (Monadhliath)

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Càrn Dearg is the highest of the Monadhliath, situated on a fairly slender ridge leading south from the main plateau and quite uncharacteristic of the range. It is usually combined with its neighbours further east.

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Region: Cairngorms

Altitude: 945 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

Càrn Dearg can also be reached along its south ridge over Càrn Macoul, although the lower slopes of the latter are relentless steep and act as a deterrent.

Walker-friendly accommodation in the area

Kingussie / Newtonmore Hotels

Kingussie / Newtonmore B&B

Kingussie / Newtonmore cottages

Cairngorms hostels

Panoramic summit view (click to open)


Càrn Dearg (Monadhliath)



Users' walk reports for Càrn Dearg (Monadhliath)

There are 4308 Walkhighlanders who have climbed Càrn Dearg (Monadhliath). They have contributed 72 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  12 M4
  2/9/17  10 M3
  27/10/15  10 M3
  8/10/12  9 M5
  3/12/11  9 M3
  19/8/16  8 M11
  9/3/13  8 M4
  3/5/21  7 M10
  29/4/13  7 M3
  24/1/19  6 M3
  21/7/15  6 M3G1
  23/3/12  5 M3
  30/9/15  4 M3
  4/11/13  4 M3
  3/11/12  4 M3
  4/9/12  4 M3
  24/7/12  4 M3G1
  30/3/21  3 M3
  6/7/19  3 M3
  14/1/18  3 M5
  24/11/16  3 M3
  2/5/16  3 M3
  18/10/14  3 M1
  7/6/14  3 M3
  8/6/13  3 M3G1
  24/2/13  3 M3
  18/8/12  3 M3
  28/4/12  3 M1
  26/10/20  2 M4
  4/9/16  2 M3
  30/5/13  2 M3
  26/2/12  2 M3
  23/9/18  1 M3
  9/7/18  1 M3
  31/3/18  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
  2/5/14  1 M2
  28/3/14  1 M3
  15/9/13  1 M3
  13/9/13  1 M3
  16/3/13  1 M3
  10/3/12  1 M3
  23/7/11  1 M3
  26/2/11  1 M3
  30/1/10  1 M3
  19/10/19  0 M1
  17/3/18  0 M3
  13/9/17  0 M3
  18/7/17  0 M3
  6/6/17  0 M3
  18/4/17  0 M3
  30/10/16  0 M3
  3/9/15  0 M3
  17/7/15  0 M1
  3/1/15  0 M1
  21/8/13  0 M3
  13/10/12  0 M3
  16/5/12  0 M3
  13/8/11  0 M3
  22/5/11  0 M3
  4/5/11  0 M3G1
  5/3/11  0 M3
  19/2/11  0 M3
  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

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