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Name:Carn Dearg NW Top (old GR)
Hill number:283
Height:1214m / 3983ft
Parent (Ma):278  Ben Nevis [Beinn Nibheis]
Parent (SMC):278  Ben Nevis [Beinn Nibheis]
RHB Section:04A: Fort William to Loch Treig and Loch Leven
County/UA:Highland (UA)
Catchment:Lochy, Catchment Boundaries, Nevis
Class:Deleted Munro Top
(xMT)
Grid ref:NN 15892 72122
Summit feature:rock 23m NE of cairn
Drop:5m
Col:1209m  NN158720  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 41
(1:25k) 392
Observations:cairn is at NN 15873 72109
Survey:Abney level
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 136 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
ramblyandy07/07/2019
Toril02/07/2019
Up Castle, down LedgeKevin2903505/03/2019
iainwalton21/02/2019
mcbiydw229/05/2018
David8426/05/2018
dadofmorph19/05/2018
cachristiso113/05/2018
From the North Face car park; linear walk with nephew Andrew Purkiss. Last of 6 hills for the day. Descended to parking area at end of the road E of the Visitors' Centre in rain.jonglew01/05/2018
Missed on previous outingMountain Goat28/09/2017
C/W round carn beag dearg, carn dearg meadhonach, carn mor dearg, the ben, carn dearg south top, carn dearg north top, meall an t suidhe from north face cp.robertphillips23/10/2016
Toril01/09/2016
From the North Face Car Park. Carn Beag Deag, Carn Dearg Meadhonach, Carn Mor Dearg,Ben Nevis, Carn Dearg SW, Carn Dearg NW,Carn Dearg NW Top and Meall an t-suidhe. Great day in great weatherAlunRees3114/07/2016
From the North Face Car Park. Carn Beag Deag, Carn Dearg Meadhonach, Carn Mor Dearg,Ben Nevis, Carn Dearg SW, Carn Dearg NW,Carn Dearg NW Top and Meall an t-suidhe. Great day in great weatherAlunrees3314/07/2016
atreides788716/03/2016
a scramble up via the ledge routeAristotle Chip12/12/2015
CUHWC Roy Bridge trip. Ben Nevis via Carn Mor Dearg plus all of the Tops.AGWilliamson22/09/2015
weaselmaster20/08/2015
DaveMcS15/07/2015
OR199008/04/2015
PeterKirkwood22/03/2015
Neil Midgley07/06/2014
Ron Rees Davies24/10/2012
AdyGray30/08/2012
soloRockhopper15/08/2012
Hyperopic07/07/2012
salen13/02/2012
Moore10017/09/2011
vuirich29/04/2011
Badders22/04/2011
liamsnodden01/04/2011
ajwxyzt16/10/2010
Craig6726/09/2010
The-Z-Man17/09/2010
Ascent of Ben Nevis from Glen Nevis, Carn Mor Dearg and the CMD Arete with a multigenerational party consisting of my brother, nephew and father.andy01/09/2010
Steve Q01/10/2009
NormanW08/08/2009
Chris Ellis20/02/2009
ngthack16/05/2008
Via Ledge Route in snow.Wheelsy30/12/2007
davidpettit8415/07/2007
ancient brit21/06/2007
Solo. From the Visitor Centre in Glen Nevis. Up the Tourist Route to Ben Nevis. Overtook about 60 people. Only one overtook me. Near the top I veered off to continue to the summit of Carn Dearg (NW) Top of Ben Nevis. I continued to a larger cairn on the 1214m top and down NW over steep loose boulders to join the track from the CIC hut and then down the Tourist Route to the starting point.pwbellarby14/06/2007
Martin R04/05/2006
silverhow02/05/2005
Ledge routebrianm06/03/2005
After doing the arête took the tourist path down but did an out and back for this onegaryhoney28/07/2004
Top of Ledge routerambler_gary01/06/2004
Brief sortie up Ben again in good spring weather -picked up this topnordicstar01/05/2004
Tweeky Senior13/08/2003