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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.
Altitude: 1155 metres
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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
Users' walk reports for Derry Cairngorm
There are 4803 Walkhighlanders who have climbed Derry Cairngorm. They have contributed 116 public walk reports including this summit. These are ordered below with the most recent ones first. The rightmost column shows how many summits were included in their report, which may help you to find the most relevant reports.