Derry Cairngorm

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Derry Cairngorm is often mistaken for Ben Macdui in views from Deeside, its great summit cone rising above the foothills. It is one of the best viewpoints for Ben Macdui, seen above the grand Coire Uaine.

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Region: Cairngorms

Altitude: 1155 metres

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Detailed route description and map

Ben Macdui and Derry Cairngorm from the Linn of Dee

Beinn Meadhoin and Derry Cairngorm from the Linn of Dee

Other routes and challenges

Derry Cairngorm lends itself to inclusion in a variety of different combinations. On its own, it would make a good circuit ascending via Càrn Crom and descending via the Hutchison hut.

The Ben Macdui route above could be extended by first ascending Càrn a' Mhàim to make an excellent round of three Munros.

Walker-friendly accommodation in the area

Braemar Hotels

Braemar B&B

Braemar cottages

Cairngorms hostels

Panoramic summit view (click to open)


Derry Cairngorm



Users' walk reports for Derry Cairngorm

There are 5261 Walkhighlanders who have climbed Derry Cairngorm. They have contributed 119 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
  15/8/14  29 M5
  25/7/11  17 M7
  15/6/19  15 M8
  22/8/11  15 M3
  21/1/17  13 M1
  13/9/14  13 M10
  20/7/13  13 M8
  21/9/13  12 M3
  20/7/20  11 M6
  3/11/15  11 M3
  25/6/14  11 M6
  18/6/14  11 M1
  17/9/16  10 M6
  12/12/15  10 M2
  4/3/12  10 M1
  3/8/18  8 M3
  1/9/13  8 M13
  11/3/12  8 M2
  29/7/11  8 M7
  4/7/11  8 M5
  20/4/18  7 M4
  24/8/17  7 M6
  9/9/15  7 M7C1
  1/5/15  7 M2
  9/8/14  7 M2
  14/7/21  6 M3
  16/6/11  6 M4
  7/11/20  5 M4
  21/7/18  5 M3
  14/6/13  5 M5
  6/5/12  5 M4
  4/3/12  5 M2
  28/6/21  4 M9
  27/5/17  4 M2
  10/10/15  4 M1
  22/8/15  4 M3
  23/4/14  4 M1
  14/9/13  4 M4
  7/7/13  4 M3
  31/7/20  3 M3
  24/8/19  3 M8
  22/7/18  3 M3
  10/7/17  3 M3
  25/5/17  3 M4
  24/7/16  3 M6
  7/6/16  3 M1
  12/6/14  3 M3
  10/5/13  3 M2
  9/6/12  3 M1
  17/3/12  3 M2
  10/10/93  3 M2
  24/7/20  2 M4
  7/8/18  2 M5
  20/5/18  2 M2
  30/7/17  2 M4
  17/7/17  2 M5
  16/7/17  2 M3
  19/6/16  2 M5
  17/4/16  2 M7
  10/10/15  2 M3
  19/9/15  2 M3
  1/9/14  2 M5
  1/11/12  2 M5
  16/9/12  2 M3
  6/5/12  2 M2
  19/11/11  2 M4
  25/8/11  2 M2
  28/6/11  2 M3
  24/6/11  2 M8
  26/2/11  2 M3
  22/7/76  2 M3
  29/6/21  1 M9
  3/4/21  1 M1
  5/1/19  1 M1
  28/5/17  1 M2
  12/7/16  1 M1
  16/8/15  1 M3
  25/11/14  1 M5
  10/8/14  1 M3
  10/8/13  1 M4
  9/7/13  1 M4
  8/6/13  1 M3
  28/7/12  1 M2
  29/2/12  1 M4
  29/1/12  1 M1
  13/7/09  1 M3
  14/9/19  0 M2
  25/5/18  0 M6
  7/10/17  0 M1
  20/6/17  0 M2
  21/10/16  0 M1
  20/8/16  0 M3
  19/8/16  0 M3
  30/4/16  0 M3
  7/10/15  0 M2
  18/7/15  0 M4
  9/7/14  0 M1
  7/6/14  0 M2
  1/5/14  0 M8
  21/7/13  0 M12
  16/7/13  0 M2
  22/6/13  0 M4
  3/6/12  0 M3
  1/6/12  0 M3
  26/5/12  0 M4
  5/5/12  0 M3
  14/1/12  0 M1
  3/10/11  0 M3
  23/7/11  0 M2
  11/6/11  0 M2
  22/5/11  0 M2
  30/9/10  0 M3
  26/9/10  0 M2
  18/8/10  0 M8
  12/6/10  0 M2
  23/5/10  0 M2
  29/11/08  0 M1
  22/11/08  0 M4
  28/8/93  0 M4

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