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 Ballach (SW Top)



Users' walk reports for Càrn Ballach (SW Top)

There are 6873 Walkhighlanders who have climbed Càrn Dearg (Monadhliath). They have contributed 82 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
  2/9/17  13 M3
  24/2/19  12 M4
  9/6/23  11 M3
  27/10/15  10 M3
  3/12/11  10 M3
  9/3/13  9 M4
  8/10/12  9 M5
  3/5/21  8 M10
  19/8/16  8 M11
  26/10/20  7 M4
  21/7/15  7 M3F1
  29/4/13  7 M3
  24/1/19  6 M3
  30/9/15  6 M3
  24/7/12  5 M3F1
  28/4/12  5 M1
  23/3/12  5 M3
  4/11/13  4 M3
  3/11/12  4 M3
  4/9/12  4 M3
  1/8/23  3 M3
  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 M3F1
  30/5/13  3 M3
  24/2/13  3 M3
  18/8/12  3 M3
  27/8/23  2 M1
  1/8/23  2 M3
  30/4/23  2 M3
  29/7/22  2 M3
  23/7/22  2 M1F1
  18/7/22  2 M1
  4/9/16  2 M3
  26/2/12  2 M3
  9/8/23  1 M1
  20/5/23  1 M3
  23/9/18  1 M3
  9/7/18  1 M3
  31/3/18  1 M3
  18/7/17  1 M3
  18/4/17  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
  21/8/13  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
  6/6/17  0 M3
  30/10/16  0 M3
  3/9/15  0 M3
  17/7/15  0 M1
  3/1/15  0 M1
  13/10/12  0 M3
  16/5/12  0 M3
  13/8/11  0 M3
  22/5/11  0 M3
  4/5/11  0 M3F1
  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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