Carn nan Gabhar

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Carn nan Gabhar is the highest and remotest summit of Beinn a' Ghlo. It offers views across the empty wilderness of the Mounth and makes a fine termination to a grand ridge-walk.

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Region: Perthshire

Altitude: 1121 metres

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Detailed route description and map

Beinn a' Ghlo from Loch Moraig

Other routes and challenges

Carn nan Gabhar is almost invariably climbed as part of the classic traverse of Beinn a' Ghlo from Loch Moraig.

It is, however, possible to climb both Carn nan Gabhar and Braigh Coire Chruinn-bhalgain from beautiful Glen Tilt to the north, through the approach would be an extremely long one. A bridge over the Tilt at NN956761 would likely by of use.

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Panoramic summit view (click to open)


Carn nan Gabhar



Users' walk reports for Carn nan Gabhar

There are 6117 Walkhighlanders who have climbed Carn nan Gabhar. They have contributed 107 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
  25/3/16  21 M3
  3/12/17  10 M3
  24/4/12  10 M3
  27/12/14  9 M3
  4/8/12  8 M3
  5/11/17  7 M5S4
  12/7/17  7 M3
  23/11/13  7 M1
  12/7/15  6 M10
  5/11/11  6 M3
  7/9/19  5 M3
  26/6/19  5 M3
  3/5/17  5 M3
  3/5/14  5 M5
  15/10/20  4 M3
  28/10/18  4 M8C1
  18/6/15  4 M3
  27/4/13  4 M3
  25/2/13  4 M3
  16/8/20  3 M3
  11/7/20  3 M3
  3/10/15  3 M3
  11/4/15  3 M1
  10/8/14  3 M3
  19/6/14  3 M5C1
  27/7/13  3 M3
  4/8/12  3 M3
  14/7/12  3 M3
  12/3/12  3 M3
  14/7/11  3 M3
  11/6/19  2 M3
  18/5/19  2 M3
  8/7/17  2 M3
  17/4/16  2 M3
  16/10/15  2 M3C2
  4/9/14  2 M3
  27/8/14  2 M3
  29/6/14  2 M3
  11/6/14  2 M3
  1/6/14  2 M3
  3/5/14  2 M3
  20/7/13  2 M3
  5/9/12  2 M3
  7/11/11  2 M3
  21/10/19  1 M3
  18/8/18  1 M3
  26/5/17  1 M3
  6/10/16  1 M3
  23/7/16  1 M1
  19/5/16  1 M5
  16/5/16  1 M3
  11/6/15  1 M3
  10/9/14  1 M2
  23/7/14  1 M3
  24/10/13  1 M3
  4/6/13  1 M3
  6/5/13  1 M3
  20/4/13  1 M3
  24/10/12  1 M3C1
  31/3/12  1 M3
  17/3/12  1 M3
  4/9/11  1 M3
  24/7/11  1 M3
  18/7/11  1 M3
  5/6/11  1 M3
  26/2/11  1 M3
  26/2/11  1 M3
  17/10/10  1 M3
  10/9/20  0 M3
  23/8/20  0 M3
  1/11/19  0 M3
  18/8/18  0 M3
  23/6/18  0 M3
  14/5/16  0 M3
  7/5/16  0 M3
  9/4/16  0 M3
  5/12/15  0 M3
  1/11/15  0 M3
  26/4/15  0 M3
  4/4/15  0 M3
  22/2/15  0 M3
  24/7/14  0 M3
  21/6/14  0 M3
  23/8/13  0 M3
  15/7/13  0 M3
  5/7/13  0 M6C1
  27/6/13  0 M3
  5/5/13  0 M3
  9/10/12  0 M3
  11/8/12  0 M3
  29/5/12  0 M3
  28/3/12  0 M3
  17/3/12  0 M3
  7/10/11  0 M3
  10/7/11  0 M3
  2/7/11  0 M3
  28/5/11  0 M3
  26/3/11  0 M3
  1/3/11  0 M3
  17/10/10  0 M3
  2/5/10  0 M3
  10/4/10  0 M3
  9/3/10  0 M3
  6/8/09  0 M3
  31/5/09  0 M3
  2/4/09  0 M3
  24/6/08  0 M3

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