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Name:Carn na Criche
Hill number:522
Height:1265m / 4150ft
Parent (Ma):519  Braeriach
Parent (SMC):519  Braeriach
RHB Section:08A: Cairngorms
County/UA:Aberdeenshire (UA)
Catchment:Dee (Aberdeen)
Class:Simm, Munro Top, Murdo
(Tu,Sim,MT,Mur)
Grid ref:NN 93936 98258
Summit feature:cairn
Drop:50m
Col:1215m  NN944996  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 36 43
(1:25k) OL57S 403S
Observations:higher than large cairn 200m SW at NN 93780 98166
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 311 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Run from Linn of Dee, Devils Point, Cairn Toul, Sgor an Lochain Uaine, BraeriachHuwel20/08/2019
From Linn of Dee, MTB up Gleann Laoigh Bheag then out and back of The Devil's Point, Stob Coire an t-Saighdeir, Cairn Toul, Sgor an Lochain Uaine and Carn na Criche.rhalstead19/06/2019
With Olly E. Circuit of Braeriach and Sgor and Lochain Uaine from Sugar Bowl car parkraffemeister08/09/2018
after Braeriach broke off from group to add the topcolinfielding14/07/2018
Solo neil hutton19/06/2017
From the Sugar Bowl car park climbed Braeriach over Stob na Laurige. I was convinced by a teacher I met part way that I should do the other Munros. So I went on to Carn na Criche, The Angels Peak, Cairn Toul, Stob Coire an t Saighdeir and The Devils Point. I then went down to Corrour and the long walk North on the Lairig Ghru and back through the Chalamain Gap. The weather was warm and sunny with cloud free skies I got burnt. Wildlife included Snow Bunting, Grey Wagtail, Red Grouse, Ptarmigan a Lizard near Corrour and a Roe Deer near the Wells of Dee. Walk distance about 23 miles in 11 hours 30 minutes. Tiring but great day. The plateaux is very special in the UK hills.isabelle31/05/2017
From Whitewell, cycled south along the Loch Einich track, then took the stalkers path up through Coire Dhondail, then more or less directly to summit of Braeriach. Continued N to Sron na Lairige, returned over Braeriach, S to Carn na Criche, continued S to Tom Dubh, returned through Coire Dhondailkdbennett14/05/2017
Climbed with Sergey on DMC trip to Mill Cottage. Superb weather.electricfox17/09/2016
With Devil's Point, Cairn Toul, Angel's Peak, Braeriach from the Ski CentreGeoff Briggs29/07/2016
with Ruth see Braeriach extra 5 k in all in mistDunlawyering25/09/2015
With ChristineKeith9930/07/2015
With Gavin, from Whitewell, via Lairig Ghru and NE ridge of Angels Peak, Braeriach, S na Lairige ridge (not summitted) 11.5 hrs, brisk walking but slow in Garbh Choire. Really interesting and fun if overlong, being damp all day and limited vis on plateauniallp13/07/2015
From Corrour Hut with Robert Wight. Misty start to the day bur clear in the afternoon with fantastic views. 6 munros in 10 hours.alexmaclennan20/06/2014
Walked in Thurs 20th from Gen Feshie to camp on Tom Dubh. Wake on solstice to total silence, wind free. First sound is a bird song, then tumbling water as I cross first stream up to Cairn Toul. Wisps of cloud hang like a jellyfish with numerous tendrils hanging down, above Beinn Bhrotain to the south. CT for the third time SaLU for the second time and as I head for the Braeriach plateau, frustratingly a bank of cloud rolls over. Meet Canadian guy, Mark in the clagg, we wander the plateau a little disorientated towards eastern cliffs. Quite a bit of confusion and uncertainty, eventually get there, mist is thinning. As we part, I head further NE towards my northern Murdo. Hot and clear by this time. On way back I contour round the western edge of the plateau look down into Loch Coire an Lochain and across tops to Carn na Criche.vegibagger21/06/2013
GLMW Hillwalking trip, Devil's point Loop.andy2frith07/06/2013
Blisco10/05/2013
Two day bothy trip from Linn of Dee: Beinn Bhrotain - Monadh Mor - Angel's Peak - Cairn Toul - Devil's Point - Corrour bothy - Carn a' Mhaim - Derry Cairngormdavidpettit8421/08/2012
Climbed during a 3 day hike with Ad and Beechy. It rained alot!andybowyer15/08/2012
Solo day's hike in sun & extensive snow on plateau, cycling into Glen Einich.barnz4806/05/2012
3 of 7: From Braeriach.ChrisR08/09/2011
Second day in the Cairngorms - Braeriach, Angels Peak, Cairn ToulFlipperfeet01/05/2011
Second day in the Cairngorms - Braeriach, Angels Peak, Cairn Touljim_aramis01/05/2011
Second day in the Cairngorms - Braeriach, Angels Peak, Cairn Toulsimocity00/05/2011
Debs Goska RosieMountain Goat25/04/2011
self Braeriachdavidsbatty10/04/2011
SMMC Mid-Summer bivy, with Bill Bracewell and Liz Mackay.clashcityrocker22/06/2010
With I.McSkimming, David & Dougie FlemingHighland Days18/08/2008
t150redcon27/04/2008
On attempt of all Munros and tops in 2007ancient brit13/09/2007
See Braeriach.Messiaen20/05/2007
See Braeriach dbb14/10/2006
Short walk from Stob Coire an Lochain to the southern end of the stony plateau. yorkie31/08/2006
With Ian Soulsby.Dangerous Dave30/04/2005
ghaley28/07/2003
With Jeanettedickscroop09/07/2003
With Ashley completing Braeraich, Sgor an Lochain Uaine, Cairn Toul, Devil's Point, Monadh Mor, Beinn Bhortain + Tops from Linne of Dee, camping out 2 nights. 54km, 2300m in 24hr of walkingJamesSDonald01/09/2002
KeithByTheC28/07/2001
From Cairn Gorm ski center. Climbed Braeriach, Sgor an Lochain Uaine and Cairn Toul for a very long hard day out. Too tired and too late to attempt Devils point. Had to walk last hour in dark without torch.Jhimmy02/08/2000
DA Uisdean2527/09/1999
Galltywenallt25/09/1999
Estimated date - with James on our 4000s tourAimless Rambler10/05/1998
Lower ski car park through Chalamain gap. Snow on ground, clear viewsiangalbraith03/05/1998
Over all the tops in Munros tables from Devils Point to Braeriach. A start from Corrour bothy meant we could savour this walk, in fine conditions. Another fine top above the E corries of this massif. We visited the source of the Dee, at about 4000 ft, between Angel's Peak and here. With brother, Petepwheeler17/06/1997
With John. Backpack Day 3. Fifth of seven peaks. Strong winds all day slow us down.mikejacobs06/08/1996
On the way to Cairn Toul, a Top I'd missed when doing Braeriach.Aye Jimmy01/07/1995
Solo. From Whitewell via Sron na Lairige, Braeriach, Sgor an Lochain Uaine, Cairn Toul, Devils Point, Coire Odhar, Lairig Ghru & return to Whitewell. A bright, clear spring day.Vin01/06/1994
Angel's Peak round from Glen More.Eddie05/09/1993
Walked in from Linn of Dee, pitched tents near bothy and then traversed from Devils Point to Cairn Toul and Braeriach. With M,M and J on a very long day.PeterD11/07/1992
A solo summer 'expedition' over 2 long days taking in all Western Cairngorm Munros & tops with an overnight high bivi half way.Chris Pearson30/05/1992
On the 1992 TGO ChallengeBLACKHILL23/05/1992