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The Cairnwell is a prominent cone-shaped mountain when seen from the south on the drive up the Cairnwell Pass. It is a great viewpoint, but the summit has been ruined by the construction of communications masts whilst its slopes are scattered with ski-ing impedimentia.
Altitude: 933 metres
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Other routes and challenges
The Cairnwell can also be tackled up the southern flank, striking up from the Old Military Road.
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Users' walk reports for The Cairnwell
There are 10444 Walkhighlanders who have climbed The Cairnwell. They have contributed 138 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.