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Name:Creag a' Chalamain
Hill number:3121
Height:787m / 2582ft
Parent (Ma):518  Ben Macdui [Beinn Macduibh]
RHB Section:08A: Cairngorms
County/UA:Highland (UA)
Catchment:Spey
Class:Simm, Corbett Top
(Tu,Sim,CT)
Grid ref:NH 96181 05296
Summit feature:large cairn
Drop:86m
Col:701m  NH963050  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 36
(1:25k) OL57S 403S
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 51 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
After Eilrig and Odhar, circuit from L Morlich. Fine rocky summit, cairn. Then to Airgiod.RHW05/05/2018
Climbed on way back to avoid going through the Chalamain gap, which contains boulders to clamber over, which were icy and snowy on the way up.gandrew19/11/2017
From Sugarbowl. 3/8 cloud, good vis, strong S'ly wind. Solo.CJM09/02/2017
C/W Round of creag an leth choin north, lurchers crag, sron na lairige, braeriach, creag a chalamain and airgold meall from sugarbowl cp.robertphillips25/09/2016
Round of SIMMS Airgiod-meall, Creag a'Chalamain, Carn Odhar and Carn Eilrig from Rothiemurchus Lodge. Airgiod-meall and Creag a'Chalamain fast across tops.Eddie09/04/2016
Scooby, ShonaJimA02/04/2016
Rather do this short climb than struggle through the 'gap'. Great cairn.Play2End15/07/2015
good walk,but difficult to get to.owlsrule12/06/2015
Solo. From Sugarbowl car park. Used path that heads towards Chalamain gap. Path very icy with fresh snow on top of ice. Left path to ascend Airgiod-meall. There's a fence to cross but there is a high stile. Continued to Creag a' Chalamain. Passed herd of free roaming reindeer who were quite unconcerned at my presence. Temperature of -9°C recorded at Cromdale this day, lowest recorded in Scotland so far this winter.pwbellarby27/12/2014
Round of 4 tops from Sugarloaf car park. Threatened wind did not materialise until late in day.dickscroop05/10/2014
Cycled up from the campsite, then ran up to the Gap, back over several small tops; first outing as part of September Weekend running/cycling extravaganza. Lots of trails but no more summits.Colinmac200528/09/2013
Morning ascent with low cloud on higher tops.JohnW31/10/2011
Debs Goska RosieMountain Goat25/04/2011
CraigW09/04/2010
Armpit-deep unconsolidated snow!! An all day expedition!! With Ian, coming up over Castle Hill (721m).Dangerous Dave16/01/2010
from Sugar bowl Car park through Chalmain Gap to Pools of Dee, bagged this on return as alterantive to Gapemily09/06/2009
PM26/03/2019
Swindon Bagger14/03/2019
Fi25/12/2018
scoob25/12/2018
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Conor12/05/2018
David Bell21/03/2018
ngthack11/03/2018
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Sick Kid23/09/2017
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Lindsay M07/06/2016
Nick Down107/06/2014
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GaryJones01/10/2013
mae12/07/2013
Gavin Theobald11/06/2013
Kevin2903506/08/2011
BrianMatthews21/07/2011
Mr Apples05/11/2009
chalky195314/09/2005
Colin Crawford15/07/2005
DaveMcS01/07/2004
bertbarnett12328/08/2002
kinley01/01/2001
thenomad10/02/1999
Clachaig01/03/1997
IanHHill31/07/1995
Chester09/09/1990
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