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Name:Carn Dearg
Hill number:3035
Height:787m / 2582ft
Parent (Ma):396  Stob an Aonaich Mhoir
RHB Section:05A: Loch Ericht to Glen Tromie and Glen Garry
County/UA:Perth and Kinross (UA)
Catchment:Tay
Class:Simm, Corbett Top
(Tu,Sim,CT)
Grid ref:NN 53382 67517
Summit feature:knoll
Drop:32m
Col:755m  NN531674  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 42
(1:25k) 385E
Observations:outcrop 110m S at NN 53360 67413 is 40cm lower
Survey:Abney level
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 32 users)ByDate of Ascent
From Bridge of Ericht by bike along Coire Bhachdaidh track, left bike by bridge at NN539666, continued along track to ca NN545682, then headed NW direct up slopes to summit of Stob Aonaich Mhior, followed line of v complex (in the prevailing thick mist) ridge SSW then E to Carn Dearg, descended E then SE back to bike by bridge, retirn to Bridge of Erichtkdbennett16/07/2020
Round of 6 Simms from Rannoch power station. Beinn Bhoidheach, Glas Mheall Mor, Meall Odhar Loch Monaidh, Glas Meall Chumhainn, Carn Dearg, Sron a' Chlaonaidh.PGCE09/07/2020
interloper31/10/2019
Fletch31/10/2019
weaselmaster07/07/2019
Sick Kid07/07/2019
m0untain_n0mad18/06/2019
hill walker16/06/2019
Pete R11/05/2019
mae23/04/2019
Gallovidian20/08/2017
From tent near footbridge up estate track at GR 524640. Sron a Chlaonaidh, then an unexpectedly undulating ridge which might have been more interesting in better visibility - in clioud and drizzle all the way to Carn Dearg and on to Stob an Aonaich Mhor. Not straightforward route finding winding between various bumps in consistent cloud. Deserved a better day, got just the odd glimpse of Loch Ericht. Had planned longer two day trip with bivi bag but deterred by continuous cloud and wet so gave it best and returned down track to tent.dickscroop17/06/2017
neilsan02/04/2017
alda14/08/2016
From N side of bridge to SE. Easy enough to pick a grassy line through the outcrops onto the bumpy summit crest.Lindsay M01/05/2016
Martin R25/10/2015
Gavin Theobald15/08/2014
With SaAM.jimbloomer28/03/2014
Walked up from Rannoch side road in less than 2 hrs, good walk, no need for bike, easy going and good views. After warm up tops, from watershed cut onto to top. Grand views of Alder group. Descended down south ridge to tops, great locations, can't do that w a bike! Easy ridge down to hydro dam and track out.nordicstar04/08/2013
Laurel21/10/2012
Rowan21/10/2012
IainT25/07/2010
richtea504024/04/2010
ajwxyzt24/04/2010
chalky195304/04/2008
chrispine10/10/2004
bertbarnett12308/05/2004
3 kinnears08/05/2004
v fine summit; fine view. circuit from Br of Ericht: desc OK to E RHW01/06/2003
alda16/07/2001
Ken_Stewart16/07/2001
Solo. From Bridge of Ericht I walked/jogged up the tarred track leading to Coire Bhachdaidh Lodge and nearby power station. Eventually left the track to head for Stob an Aonaich Mhòir. I saw a green lizard at about 700m. Continued to Creag na h-Iolaire and Carn Dearg before rejoining the tarred track. After 1 ½ km left the track to take the path going S and SE. I left this path to follow Allt Gaochan an t-Seilich. At weir I followed the track beside the aqueduct and from pipeline direct to starting point. It was dry all day apart from a few light snow flurries and rain which started right at the end (and continued heavily in the evening). There were very good views from summit of Schiehallion, Ben Lawers, Ben More, Buachaille Etive Mòr etc, all with a fair amount of snow. There were only a few patches on my hills.pwbellarby13/05/1995