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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 Mheadhoin 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 Carn Crom and descending via the Hutchison hut.

The Ben Macdui route above could be extended by first ascending Carn a' Mhaim 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)



Munro book

Users' walk reports for Derry Cairngorm

There are 4729 Walkhighlanders who have climbed Derry Cairngorm. They have contributed 116 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.

Title AuthorDate walked LikesHills
  15/08/2014  28 M5
  25/07/2011  16 M7
  15/06/2019  13 M8
  21/01/2017  13 M1
  22/08/2011  13 M3
  13/09/2014  12 M10
  21/09/2013  12 M3
  20/07/2013  12 M8
  25/06/2014  11 M6
  18/06/2014  11 M1
  20/07/2020  10 M6
  17/09/2016  10 M6
  12/12/2015  10 M2
  03/11/2015  10 M3
  04/03/2012  10 M1
  01/09/2013  8 M13
  11/03/2012  8 M2
  29/07/2011  8 M7
  04/07/2011  8 M5
  24/08/2017  7 M6
  09/09/2015  7 M7C1
  01/05/2015  7 M2
  09/08/2014  7 M2
  03/08/2018  6 M3
  20/04/2018  6 M4
  16/06/2011  6 M4
  07/11/2020  5 M4
  21/07/2018  5 M3
  14/06/2013  5 M5
  06/05/2012  5 M4
  04/03/2012  5 M2
  27/05/2017  4 M2
  10/10/2015  4 M1
  23/04/2014  4 M1
  14/09/2013  4 M4
  07/07/2013  4 M3
  24/08/2019  3 M8
  22/07/2018  3 M3
  10/07/2017  3 M3
  25/05/2017  3 M4
  24/07/2016  3 M6
  07/06/2016  3 M1
  12/06/2014  3 M3
  10/05/2013  3 M2
  09/06/2012  3 M1
  10/10/1993  3 M2
  31/07/2020  2 M3
  24/07/2020  2 M4
  07/08/2018  2 M5
  20/05/2018  2 M2
  30/07/2017  2 M4
  17/07/2017  2 M5
  16/07/2017  2 M3
  19/06/2016  2 M5
  17/04/2016  2 M7
  10/10/2015  2 M3
  19/09/2015  2 M3
  22/08/2015  2 M3
  01/09/2014  2 M5
  01/11/2012  2 M5
  16/09/2012  2 M3
  06/05/2012  2 M2
  17/03/2012  2 M2
  19/11/2011  2 M4
  25/08/2011  2 M2
  28/06/2011  2 M3
  24/06/2011  2 M8
  26/02/2011  2 M3
  05/01/2019  1 M1
  28/05/2017  1 M2
  12/07/2016  1 M1
  16/08/2015  1 M3
  25/11/2014  1 M5
  10/08/2014  1 M3
  10/08/2013  1 M4
  09/07/2013  1 M4
  08/06/2013  1 M3
  28/07/2012  1 M2
  29/02/2012  1 M4
  29/01/2012  1 M1
  13/07/2009  1 M3
  22/07/1976  1 M3
  02/10/2020  0 M2
  14/09/2019  0 M2
  25/05/2018  0 M6
  07/10/2017  0 M1
  20/06/2017  0 M2
  21/10/2016  0 M1
  20/08/2016  0 M3
  19/08/2016  0 M3
  30/04/2016  0 M3
  07/10/2015  0 M2
  18/07/2015  0 M4
  09/07/2014  0 M1
  07/06/2014  0 M2
  01/05/2014  0 M8
  21/07/2013  0 M12
  16/07/2013  0 M2
  22/06/2013  0 M4
  03/06/2012  0 M3
  01/06/2012  0 M3
  26/05/2012  0 M4
  05/05/2012  0 M3
  14/01/2012  0 M1
  03/10/2011  0 M3
  23/07/2011  0 M2
  11/06/2011  0 M2
  22/05/2011  0 M2
  30/09/2010  0 M3
  26/09/2010  0 M2
  18/08/2010  0 M8
  12/06/2010  0 M2
  23/05/2010  0 M2
  29/11/2008  0 M1
  22/11/2008  0 M4
  28/08/1993  0 M4

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