Geal-charn (Drumochter)

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There are several Geal-Charns; this one is on the north side of the Drumochter Pass. It is a rounded dome which can be quickly reached from Balsporran Cottages, and formerly had a line of very prominent cairns some distance short of its summit.

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Region: Cairngorms

Altitude: 917 metres

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Detailed route description and map

A'Mharconaich and Geal Charn from Drumochter

Other routes and challenges

The route above can be linked to the Beinn Udlamain and Sgairneach Mhor route for a round of all four Munros on the west side of Drumochter Pass. The cycle route over the pass can be used to link the start and end of the two routes.

Walker-friendly accommodation in the area

Kingussie / Newtonmore Hotels

Kingussie / Newtonmore B&B

Kingussie / Newtonmore cottages

Cairngorms hostels

Panoramic summit view (click to open)


Geal-charn (Drumochter)



Users' walk reports for Geal-charn (Drumochter)

There are 6883 Walkhighlanders who have climbed Geal-charn (Drumochter). They have contributed 106 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
  10/12/11  19 M4C1
  04/08/18  14 M4
  30/03/16  14 M6
  27/02/16  10 M4
  02/12/12  10 M2
  23/02/19  9 M7
  11/11/18  8 M7C1S2
  11/06/15  8 M4
  23/11/14  8 M4
  27/09/12  8 M4C1
  16/08/20  7 M2
  13/12/14  6 M4
  19/03/16  5 M2
  07/02/13  5 M4
  02/12/12  5 M2
  12/02/12  5 M3
  05/04/17  4 M4C1
  09/10/16  4 M2
  01/12/13  4 M5C1
  28/05/11  4 M7C1
  13/04/19  3 M12C1
  13/04/17  3 M2
  05/02/15  3 M1
  18/07/14  3 M4
  15/06/14  3 M4
  12/10/13  3 M4
  26/04/13  3 M4
  02/03/13  3 M5
  04/09/11  3 M2
  16/07/19  2 M2
  19/04/19  2 M4
  19/08/18  2 M10
  01/11/15  2 M4
  20/06/15  2 M2
  12/01/14  2 M2
  07/07/13  2 M4
  07/07/13  2 M2
  27/09/12  2 M4
  08/01/12  2 M2
  23/02/20  1 M1
  12/07/18  1 M2
  31/05/18  1 M2
  21/04/18  1 M4
  15/06/17  1 M6
  12/05/17  1 M1
  31/03/16  1 M4
  10/06/14  1 M4
  26/03/14  1 M2
  23/03/14  1 M9
  06/06/13  1 M4C1
  19/05/13  1 M5C1
  14/03/13  1 M3
  02/06/12  1 M2
  21/04/12  1 M4
  20/11/11  1 M4
  19/11/11  1 M2
  15/07/11  1 M2
  03/08/10  1 M4
  28/11/09  1 M4C1
  18/08/09  1 M4C1
  29/12/08  1 M1
  30/08/20  0 M4C1
  25/07/19  0 M4
  14/07/19  0 M2
  30/04/18  0 M2
  15/03/18  0 M2
  26/06/17  0 M4
  18/06/17  0 M2
  18/02/17  0 M2
  22/01/17  0 M2
  05/12/16  0 M4
  07/07/16  0 M4
  20/05/16  0 M4
  02/01/16  0 M2
  22/11/15  0 M4
  14/07/15  0 M3
  09/06/15  0 M4
  26/07/14  0 M2
  09/11/13  0 M2
  24/06/13  0 M4C1
  23/02/13  0 M4
  23/02/13  0 M4
  11/11/12  0 M4
  30/09/12  0 M4
  14/07/12  0 M2
  13/07/12  0 M2
  04/07/12  0 M7C1
  29/03/12  0 M2
  03/03/12  0 M4
  07/01/12  0 M2
  11/12/11  0 M2
  30/11/11  0 M1
  12/11/11  0 M4
  16/08/11  0 M4
  24/07/11  0 M4
  06/06/11  0 M3
  11/04/11  0 M3
  05/03/11  0 M4
  12/07/10  0 M1
  22/05/10  0 M4
  10/04/10  0 M2
  10/04/10  0 M2
  23/03/10  0 M4
  23/03/10  0 M4
  08/03/10  0 M4
  05/09/09  0 M4

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