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Name:Creag an Dubh-loch
Hill number:473
Height:983m / 3225ft
Parent (Ma):457  Lochnagar - Cac Carn Beag
Parent (SMC):470  Broad Cairn
RHB Section:07A: Braemar to Montrose
County/UA:Aberdeenshire (UA)
Catchment:Dee (Aberdeen)
Class:Simm, Munro Top, Murdo
(Tu,Sim,MT,Mur)
Grid ref:NO 23283 82310
Summit feature:boulder c.45m NW of cairn
Drop:47m
Col:936m  NO232817  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 44
(1:25k) OL53N 388N
Observations:top of boulder is higher than top of cairn
Survey:Abney level
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 231 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
carole engel14/10/2019
With SJW. WE had a 10.5 hour, 23 mile circular around the Loch Muick horseshoe coming up from Loch Muick at Broad Cairn, around to Carn an t-Sagairt Mor, across to Lochnagar, Meikle Pap and back down to Loch Muick.meltdiceburg08/08/2019
Kevin2903503/08/2019
Craig6714/10/2018
alda06/10/2018
From Invercauld bridgePeterb07/08/2018
Danmawr26/05/2018
kitmacleod01/01/2018
Dense cloud. No views this time round, unfortunately. Solo.Dangerous Dave17/09/2017
Hal & Rafe12/08/2017
Sick Kid23/06/2017
duchally14/06/2017
alasdaircairns03/06/2017
Munro Top bagging from Glen Clova: Acharn - Glen Doll - Crow Craigies - Fafernie - Cairn Bannoch - Cairn of Gowal - Craig of Gowal - Creag an Dubh-loch - Broad Cairn - Bachnagairn - Acharndavidpettit8416/04/2017
C/W round of broad cairn, creag an dubh loch, cairn of cowal, craig of gowal, crow craigies, fafernie, cairn bannoch, carn an t sagairt mor, carn an t sagairt beag, carn a choire bhoidheach, top of eagles rock, creag a ghlas uillt,from cp at glen muick.robertphillips17/09/2016
Pete R29/08/2016
iansm19/08/2016
High level circuit of Loch Muick from Spittal of Glen Muick, Broad Cairn to Lochnagarkdbennett24/07/2016
Oik27/05/2016
Weather fair.MountainMac11/05/2016
elma spencer01/05/2016
With ChristineKeith9920/07/2015
foggieclimber05/06/2015
On the TGO Challenge with Sue - Hill 26, when we puzzled other Challengers by zigzagging up some of the Munro Tops in the area before heading up Broad Cairn.Phreerunner18/05/2015
DaveMcS23/03/2015
Moorponder09/10/2014
highlandhillwalker15/09/2014
Gavin Theobald25/07/2014
weaselmaster28/06/2014
Driftwood11/06/2014
Steve Q18/04/2014
clashcityrocker11/01/2014
Rannoch_Monkey17/11/2013
bertbarnett12322/09/2013
With friend. From Spittal of Glenmuick on bikes to Glas-allt-Shiel. Objective: all Munro tops of Broad Cairn and Cairn Bannoch. After Broad Cairn, Craig of Gowal, Crow Craigies, Fafernie, Cairn Bannoch, Cairn of Gowal (983m), Cairn of Gowal (991m). We finished with Creag an Dubh-loch. We reached the summit cairn and it was now becoming misty. We continued a little further NNW as the ground seemed as though it might be getting slightly higher. We saw a large boulder, the top of which might be higher than where the summit cairn is. On a walk many years previously I had seen this boulder and made attempts to climb it. We now headed down NW so as to get round the cliffs of Creag an Dubh-loch and reach Dubh Loch. Up to now the ground had made for easy walking with short grass or heather but now it was getting rougher and was generally quite hard going. It was a relief to reach the proper path and after that we came out of the mist and made rapid progress to Glas-allt-Shiel.pwbellarby06/09/2013
justin99905/09/2013
Ibex18/08/2013
Bruckner716/08/2013
Adding old logsAngelaf06/08/2013
benalder28401/08/2013
hillhunter19/07/2013
mae29/06/2013
tuxer24/06/2013
wjdawson07/04/2013
The Rodmiester24/11/2012
Alastair S18/11/2012
marsdavs07/10/2012
Dylanafc11/08/2012
BlackPanther03/04/2012
RCFC24/03/2012