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Name:Carn Dearg
Hill number:352
Height:1034m / 3392ft
RHB Section:04B: Loch Treig to Loch Ericht
County/UA:Highland (UA)
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Munro, Murdo,
Grid ref:NN 50419 76435
Summit feature:cairn
Col:876m  NN490759  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 42
(1:25k) OL50 393
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 442 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Up from camp at Culra. Steep pull up bank, then good broad ridge. Quite wild high up, wind and hail/snow above 800m. The first of the season. Good views on way down as clouds receeded.cjo20/10/2019
Good biking from Dalwhinnie along Loch Ericht to NN 551 786. Track around Loch Pattack very rough with plank and cable FB to negotiate - not good for bike. Grass track from NN 551 786 SW along Allt a'Chaoil-reidhe to Culra bothy, OK for competent biker.carole engel28/09/2019
From the north with tent. Bright sunny day. Met lots of people crossing Scotland from West to East.mindlessflogger16/05/2018
Geraldine, Jo, LesChris Blake05/09/2017
Les Chris JoGeraldine Fardon05/09/2017
Dianne Scorgie, Diane Bruce & Sarah Williams Girls go BaggingLizzieG27/08/2017
From Dalwhinnie. Walk-cycle to Loch Pattack, track to footbridge near Culra, ascend Beinn Bheoil by north ridge, continuing south via Sron Coire na h-Iolaire to Bealach Breabag, up Sron Bealach Beithe and round corrie rim to Ben Alder summit, crossed plateau to col below Meall an t-Slugain and bivvyed in valley of Uisge Labhair. Ascended Coire a' Charra Bhig to the col at Leabaidh Chrasgach, then up Beinn Eibhinn, returned to col, up Aonach Beag, continued on to Geal-Charn, descended and walked out to Sgor Iutharn, then contoured round above Log an Sgoir to Diollaid a'Chairn and up Carn Dearg, descended NE to track between Loch Pattack and Culra, walk and cycle return to Dalwhinnie. With SD.kdbennett23/07/2017
With Steve, Steven, Rod, AndrewOik04/06/2017
From Corrour out along path then up to Sgor Iutharn. Traversed to do Carn Dearg then returned over Geal Charn, Aonach Beag and Beinn Eibhinn picking up first top ascent on descent. Long but cracking day.SS04/06/2017
Cycled to Culra, camp overnight. Carn Dearg, Geal Charn, Aonach Beag & Beinn Eibhinn & back to Culra then cycle out. 9 hours on hill + 2 on bike. Clear blue sky all day - glorious views. Route as per Walk Highlands.Norman Reid06/05/2017
With Norman and Elspeth. Camp at Culra. Stunningly beautiful, sunny and warm.mn2306/05/2017
Cycled in to Culra and took a very direct line up the side of the hill from the bothy. The start of a long walk along the ridge to Beinn Eibhinn. Hot but breezy on top.Roblex16/08/2016
MTB from Dalwhinnie to Culra then a round of Sgor Iutharn, Geal-charn, Diollaid a'Chairn and Carn Dearg.rhalstead13/06/2016
Cycled Dalwhinnie to Culra then anti-clockwise circuit of the 6 Munros before cycling back to Dalwhinnie. On own.MorecambeMonkey06/06/2016
Solo trip. Bike from Dalwhinnie to Ben Alder Lodge, walk to Loch Pattack then up the east ridge. Not the best day of the week - cloud down to 700m.Invicta1427/05/2016
circuit with Geal Charn and 2 tops. 5.45 hours from CulraDunlawyering23/05/2016
Round of the 6 Dalwhinnie munros from Culra with Rob Wight. Dry, breezy day. Initially low cloud but cleared so fantastic views when on Ben Alder. 10 hours.alexmaclennan08/08/2015
1 of 5: from Dalwhinnie. Bike.ChrisR04/06/2015
Done on day out of Ben Alder with Julie B. From closed bothyBookerdddd22/05/2015
Cycled in. Lots of fresh snow made this the best winter ascent of the year! Also made for a rapid descent and a total of 5hrs return trip from Dalwhinnie.Play2End01/05/2015
Clear Skies, bitterly cold wind later on towards the end of the day. Great views. Done the circuit with the long 'walk out' first so Beinn Eibhinn was climbed first.FCMark16/05/2014
Easter camp near Loch Pattack. Over Carn Dearg, Geal Charn, Aonach Beag and Beinn EibhinnGallovidian19/04/2014
Climbed on 26.10.2013 with Andy Brown.Davidjones26/10/2013
From Corrour holiday cottages, hot, sunny and good views.iangalbraith09/06/2013
Solo in CLAGLoz_mck19/05/2013
Round of Beinn Eibhinn, Aonach Beag, Geal-Charn, Carn Dearg, Beinn a'Chlachair, Geal Charn and Creag Pitridh from Luiblea. Day 37 of 59 for all Munros. 36km, +/- 2600m, 13 hours.PGCE25/04/2013
Climbed with Jon. Cycled in from Dalwhinnie. Excellent clear day, blue skies with no wind.amcculloch01/03/2013
Cycled from Dalwhinnie to Culra and walked the 4 munros Carn Dearg to Beinn Eibhinn, returning via Bealach Dubh. Started 8:20am and got back just before 8pm after cycling back in the dark! Perfect sunny day, still extensive snow cover higher up, thankfully mostly firm, only occasional patches of softer/breakable stuff.jonbowyer01/03/2013
With Sgor Lutharn and Geal-charn. A big day out. Easy walk to this top in the mist though. Nice descent, heading back to the bikes at Loch Pattack then the long cycle out!nickywood102/07/2012
1st of 3. Cycled in from Dalwhinnie and dropped bike at bothy. Ascended Lancet Edge before skirting E face of Geal Charn. After bagging Dearg back down and ascended Ben Alder via the long leachas.bowzi25/06/2012
From Corrour 'village' via Uisge 'Laborious' and Bealach Dubh. 9hrs 40mins with Tallblond and The Bunny. Fourth and fifth trip up/down this endless glen this week!chriswatson27/04/2012
done with Chris Watson and Anne Bunn. Long walk through the valley to the col from corrour cottage. done the hill, great views, bitterly cold on top. took in total 10 hourstallblond27/04/2012
round of beinn eibhinn, aonach beag, gael charn, and carn dearg from corrour station cycled to 2 km past corrour shooting lodge.robertphillips02/03/2012
Last hill. Dropped from here to Culry Bothy to pick up bike. 7 hours from car to car.akmilne01/09/2011
Not the nicest of Munros. Heather, bogs and a Stoney top. Sunny, but windy. Probably the best route would have been from the north east starting at Loch Pattack and bagging this in isolation.Jhimmy01/05/2011
Long ridge walk with cycle in from Dalwhinnie, with Mike C & Jim S - fine & sunny with dry conditions underfootbarnz4825/04/2011
left rucksacks. Out and back.banksey17/06/2010
Sunshine cycling down Loch Erich in both directions. As I approached the top I found myself in the middle of most horrendous thunder & lightning.dal02/07/2009
From tent near Loch Pattack, up Carn Dearg, Geal Charn, Aonach Beag, Beinn Eibhinn, Ben Alder and Beinn BheoilGallovidian02/06/2009
With Jeanette from Culradickscroop17/10/2008
Cycled in to Culra Bothy, 16.5km where stayed the night. the following day completed Cairn Dearg, Geal Charn, Aonach Beag, Beinn Eibhinn + 4 Tops, 25.5km, 1505m, in 11.0hrJamesSDonald18/07/2008
Sunbathed on top while I took chance to get messages out while I had a mobile signal. Fantastic weather for February.signyred13/02/2008
Jim WilkinsonJonT10/11/2007
Solo.Dangerous Dave04/08/2007
Munro 132 2007 compleationancient brit27/06/2007
5 of 5: From Diollaid a Chairn.ChrisR26/04/2007
did all 4 started up Lancet EdgeNozzer07/10/2006
Start of an epic day all the way to Beinn Eibhinn. Company: Soloiandesbottes01/07/2006