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Name:Geal Charn
Hill number:3129
Height:875.6m / 2873ft
Parent (Ma):631  Gairbeinn
RHB Section:09B: Glen Albyn and the Monadh Liath
County/UA:Highland (UA)
Catchment:Ness, Catchment Boundaries, Spey
Watershed:Inner Moray Firth
Class:Simm, Subhump, Corbett Top
(Tu,Sim,sHu,CT)
Grid ref:NN 44445 98834
Summit feature:cairn
Drop:97.4m
Col:778.3m  NN 4404 9901  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 34
(1:25k) OL55 401
Survey:obvious summit/Leica RX1250
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 85 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
P a little E of Melgrave. Visited Gairbeinn, Carn an Aonaich Odhair, Geal Charn & Corrieyairack Hill. With Bolton & Jon F. A few cm of snow on tops - the weather just got better & better - a classic hill day.ger07/11/2019
Enroute from Gairbeinn to Corrieyairack Hill with Ger and John F in the snow and wind.bolton07/11/2019
With bolton and ger.Jon F07/11/2019
From Gairbeinn. Solo.Dangerous Dave01/07/2019
A good round from Melgarva Bothy though cut short by ominous rumbles of thunder and lightening flashes. Corrieyairack Hill(Ct); Bac nam Furan(Ct); Geal Charn(C); Gairbheinn(C); Gairbheinn N top(Ct); Carn Dearg (Gt); Creag Mor(Ct) and back down to bothydickscroop29/06/2019
TGO Challenge 2018twg2716/05/2018
With Ian Coker, SMMC Raeburn meet.clashcityrocker03/11/2015
Fifth day of a trip to NW Highlands - climbed on return due to poor weather. From Melgarve. This point between the Corbett and the former Corbett (Corriyairack Hill). An unremarkable hill. We did not have a view from the summit, but did for most of the ascent. With DW & SL.AGWilliamson23/09/2014
Done after the Corbett. Heading west.Play2End23/02/2013
en route Garbeinn to Corriyairick, nice little summit though in snow.niallp04/03/2012
Up from road end passed Garve Bridge, @ NN500953, walked on the old road to top of pass. Picked up Corrieyairack Hill tops, then via Geal Carn to Gairbeinn.Back down hill to Melgarve.nordicstar22/04/2011
2 of 3: From Corrieyairack Hill.ChrisR03/02/2007
fine summit, short grass & rock, pair of PM. TGO Challenge: Laggan to Gairbeinn RHW16/05/2006
On circuit of Corrieyairick and Gairbeinn.Aye Jimmy02/06/2001
from Corrieyairack. 2 lines of posts led along boundary changing direction and rising and falling to top. 14.00. to C a A O.arranc25/06/1997
Ascended whilst walking between Corrieyairack Hill and Gairbeinn.JohnW19/05/1997
KT Uisdean2518/01/1997
Solo. From Garva Bridge walked on the old military road which goes over Corrieyairack Pass. At NN420986 ascended to Corrieyairack Hill. Then over Geal Charn, Gairbein, points 870m, 786m, 758m, Meall na h-Aisre. The descent was beside Allt Coire Iain Oig to reach Garva Bridge. Weather good. A bit slow due to peat hags.pwbellarby01/07/1995
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Toril23/06/2019
Dave McG18/01/2019
hillhunter23/09/2018
BaggerGutt21/07/2018
alda12/07/2018
mae13/06/2018
Dave Geere05/06/2018
Tom Mundell20/08/2016
Iona20/08/2016
trimarc221/06/2016
BaggerGutt30/05/2016
steven morrice15/05/2016
andrew brown30/04/2016
BlackPanther09/11/2014
Mudskipper23/09/2014
Gavin Theobald18/04/2014
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bertbarnett12326/08/2012
Alan22/05/2012
Martin R18/02/2011
jimbloomer15/11/2010
Cuillin10/10/2010
peterstanding16/08/2010
DaveMcS15/05/2010
Tony Rogers11/05/2010
ngthack13/03/2010
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IainT02/06/2007
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