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Name:Carn nan Sac
Hill number:437
Height:919.5m / 3017ft
Parent (Ma):428  Carn a' Gheoidh
Parent (SMC):428  Carn a' Gheoidh
RHB Section:06B: Pitlochry to Braemar and Blairgowrie
County/UA:Aberdeenshire (UA), Perth and Kinross (UA)
Catchment:Dee (Aberdeen), Catchment Boundaries, Tay
Watershed:Aberdeen Bay, Firth of Tay
Class:Deleted Munro Top
Grid ref:NO 11949 76946
Summit feature:cairn
Col:900.4m  NO 1159 7705  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 43
(1:25k) OL52N 387N
Observations:two cairns to ESE are both lower
Survey:Abney level/Leica RX1250
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 285 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Perhaps ten previous visitsbertbarnett12303/01/2020
From Glenshee Ski Centre (NO 13944 78092) - Carn Aosda - Carn nan Sac - Carn a' Gheoidh - The Cairnwell North Top - The Cairnwell. Navigation not too difficult, a mixture of good tracks and grassy paths throughout. Very windy during most of the walk, especially on The Cairnwell summit.david23020101/07/2019
Part of walk starting from the ski centre car park. Using walkhighlands route with Carn Binneien added.PsyCrow03/07/2018
Carn Aosda, Carn Aosda North Top, Carn nan Sac, Carn a' Gheoidh, Carn Bhinnein, The Cairnwell North Top and The Cairnwell. Another great day with great weather. From Glenshee Ski center.Alunrees3328/06/2018
3 Munro circuit from Glenshee Ski CentreAjm031020/08/2017
With TMD. A linear ridge walk using 2 cars. We are beginning with the Cairnwell (913m), then heading across to Carn Aosda (917m) before heading along the ridge to Carn nan Sac (920m), Carn a Gheoidh (975m) and Carn Bhinnein (917m) before dropping into the valley for some less visited miscellaneous locations that eventually take us back to my car at the Spittal of Glenshee.meltdiceburg31/05/2017
with JamesAimless Rambler21/11/2016
AloneRob Pen y Garn04/08/2016
From Glen Shee, Carn a'Gheoidh, Carn Bhinnein, An Socach (inc East Top), return to Glen Sheekdbennett18/06/2016
SMHC monthly walk. Cold but great clear views love a winter walk. Still some sizeable patches of snow lying around.LizzieG17/04/2016
From main car park as round of three Munros.emily07/03/2016
The three Cairnwell Munros, by the Walk Highlands route. Added a couple of minor tops which were just off the route and extended west to Carn Bhinnein. Lots of mountain hares on here.Crib Goch20/10/2015
DebsMountain Goat16/06/2015
Weather fair.MountainMac09/06/2015
Solo Uisdean2523/12/2014
Whilst doing round of Cairnwell munros.mcbboyd15/11/2014
On way to Carn a'Gheoidhgaryhoney27/08/2014
Glenshee 9 Hill Racegandrew03/08/2014
Solo hill run.gav77724/10/2013
Solo.Dangerous Dave04/10/2013
Stoney ClubGrah-tfun21/07/2013
From Carn a Gheoidh. Cairn.mick27/06/2013
With Peter. Ski Centre - Carn Aosda Hut - Carn nan Sac - Carn a'Gheoidh - Carn Mor (2 Golden Plovers) - track to main road about 1 mile N of Spittal.chrisbien02/06/2013
with Dinnyemma702710/05/2013
3 of 9: From The Cairnwell North Top.ChrisR30/04/2013
SMHC hill day Peter, Anne, Karin, John, Alan Henry, Steve McFarland & me flight of snow on the corbettLizzieG18/11/2012
Self, Cairnwell, Carn a'Gheoidh, Carn AosdaJamesSDonald02/04/2010
With Steve, Rod, John, AndrewOik09/06/2009
Tagged this one as I headed for Carn a Gheoidhtorkm03/05/2009
With Markgrimjimm11/04/2009
second ascent, 3 in party, climbed direct from ski centre, lots of fresh snow and bitter in the wind. continued on round the 3 munros and tops finishing on cairn aosda and a direct descent back to the car.rum doodle 02/01/2007
Company: Soloiandesbottes27/08/2006
2 of 8: From The Cairnwell.ChrisR01/11/2005
alone SheilaS12/06/2005
with Carn a'Gheoidh(qv)pwheeler03/06/2005
With Ian.Dangerous Dave03/05/2005
Walked across from The Cairnwell thankfully leaving the ski toes etc. behind. yorkie24/04/2005
Cairnwell Ski Summitsnickywood128/08/2004
Cairnwell, Carn a'Gheoidh, Carn Aosda + Top, 16.3km, 980m, in 5.0hrJamesSDonald01/10/2003
sololittle al02/08/2003
With May.mainnirnamfiadh04/07/2003
With Jeanette along with the other tops in the groupdickscroop13/05/2000
Work trip, diversion. Cairnwell, Carn Aosda and a'Gheoidh. Included later on ski tour of the area and top further out west.nordicstar25/10/1996
first ascent, solo, goc 95, snow showers, challenge rest day. climbed from ski centre, carn aosda first, top , cairnwell, top carn a gheoidh and back to centre in a snow shower.rum doodle 23/05/1995
With Ted Handley, 4 seasons in one day.Dugswell227/10/1994
Continuing round from Cairnwell towards second Munro, pass this summit.Aye Jimmy27/07/1994