Add marker to map:              help
Marker Notes X

To add your own marker to the map, click on the appropriate symbol below the map, then click again at the location required on the map (using the crosshairs).

Logged-in registered users only...
When you add a marker, a pop-up box should then appear on the map - fill in the elevation (if known) and a brief description of your marker, then click [save].

To view previously saved markers which fall within the bounds of the map, click the show link (you may need to repeat this if you zoom or pan away from the current position on the map).

Loading...
Name:Carn Geal
Hill number:3084
Height:776.3m / 2547ft
Parent (Ma):445  Ben Vrackie
RHB Section:06B: Pitlochry to Braemar and Blairgowrie
County/UA:Perth and Kinross (UA)
Catchment:Tay
Class:Simm, Corbett Top
(Tu,Sim,CT)
Grid ref:NN 96782 63267
Summit feature:rock
Drop:78m
Col:698m  NN961634  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 43
(1:25k) OL49E 386E
Observations:rock 15m SW at NN 96772 63255 may be as high
Survey:Leica RX1250
Change log:show changes for this hill entry
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

View on: Geograph  OS Maps  Streetmap  Magic  NLS  OSM

Full screen map - includes OS 1:25k scale mapping (Bing Maps)
Switch to OS OpenSpace view

Show/hide GPS File for mountains/markers shown

Show/hide GPX File for mountains shown

Photos
No summit photo available
Hill summit
No portrait photo available
Hill portrait

To contribute a summit or portrait photo for a hill
please contact the hillsummits website

N.B. Some hill summits are on private property or on land where there is no public right of way.  Permission should be sought from the landowner where access to a hill summit is through private land(*).
*For information about access rights in Scotland see the ScotWays website.
Please report via the contact page any logs you see below which describe or encourage acts of trespass.  Please quote the hill number and hill name.

Logged Descriptions  (logged by 38 users)ByDate of Ascent
with joshNHumes 11/06/2020
Circuit from Moulin, via Meall an Daimh and Meall Breac. 15.4k. Light covering of snow. The sun came out and winds were light.NormanW09/01/2020
From tent 100 metres or so up the track by the memorial. Followed this for some way then lost it but found another path (this one not on the map) which took a higher, better line to east of Carn Geal(Ct) summit then directly up this on decent ground. All in cloud which continued along ridge to Meall Breac(Gt). Cloud cledared by now form pleasant and gentle crossing to Crungie Clach(Gt). Dropped west of south to cross stream and join forest edge, up firebreak and down forest track back to road.On drop down to stream came across a Red Deer skull with very impressive set of antlers still attached. Large but in poor condition, obviously a couple of years old at least.dickscroop19/05/2019
7 top round from parking at moulin, creag bhreac, meall na h aodainn moire, meall uaine, meall an daimh, meall breac, carn geal, carn dubh, down to the masts to pick up the bike for a downhill cycle back to moulin.robertphillips06/05/2019
Parked by the memorial on the Pitlochry/Braemar road. Followed track and then sheep trails round Carn Dubh. Picked up a Land Rover track after crossing the wall. Ascended grassy slopes from the east to be met by gale force winds as I crossed to the summit. Fortunately visibility was still good but it closed in after leaving. Ascended Carn Dubh on the return.JohnW22/10/2018
Pitlochry-Creag Bhreac-Ben Vrackie-Carn Geal-Meall Breac-Meall an Daimh-Meall na h-Aodainn Moire-Meall Uaine-Pitlochrycampagvelocet23/10/2017
Some very rough ground to south on way to Carn Dubh and road - steep heather and boulders in murk and duskalda04/12/2014
JW Uisdean2510/12/2011
TMS group - Heighting training daydavidsbatty18/04/2009
fine summit & view. via FP & layby from S RHW20/06/2004
Bitter cold day - went in from high point at aerials on Kirkmichael road, through woods and in from NE to Vrackie, back out via Geal Carn ridge to start pointnordicstar13/02/1999
RS AS A. From road (992620) past forest to Ben Vrackie then solo return over Carn Geal & Carn Dubh to start. Cold fine day with strong N wind.Vin07/01/1999
Simon Winton20/05/2020
carole engel01/07/2019
JtwoUD12/05/2019
kathyh30/06/2018
summitter06/10/2017
richtea504031/08/2017
BaggerGutt30/05/2016
mae22/04/2016
Alex C09/04/2015
Gavin Theobald11/07/2014
neilsan09/11/2013
Dave Geere21/07/2013
Adrian19/05/2012
BlackPanther16/01/2012
Tricky16/04/2011
Mr Apples06/09/2009
chalky195323/11/2007
Colin Crawford25/05/2006
bertbarnett12318/02/2006
alda30/03/2004
daviemore22/10/2002
steven morrice01/07/2001
Lindsay M21/01/2001
IainT08/12/1992
Isbjorn22/03/1992
amblemark01/01/1970