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Name:Creag an Leth-choin [Lurcher's Crag]
Hill number:564
Height:1053m / 3455ft
Parent (Ma):518  Ben Macdui [Beinn Macduibh]
Parent (SMC):525  Cairn Gorm
RHB Section:08A: Cairngorms
County/UA:Highland (UA)
Catchment:Spey
Class:Simm, Munro Top, Murdo
(Tu,Sim,MT,Mur)
Grid ref:NH 96840 03331
Summit feature:cairn
Drop:56m
Col:997m  NH969030  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 36
(1:25k) OL57S 403S
Observations:nearby boulders may be as high
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 233 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Solo - see Ben MacduiTopsaswell25/06/2019
Weather fair.MountainMac29/04/2019
Circuit of Cairngorm and its Tops from Sugar Bowl Car Park.raffemeister09/09/2018
From Ski Centre car park, up Cairn Gorm via Sron an Aonaich, then along ridge to Stob Coire an t-Sneachda, Cairn Lochan and Creag an leth-choin, descending along tracks directly to car park. With JS.kdbennett05/07/2018
Fiacaill na Leth-choin, Creag an Leth-choin North Top, Creag an Leth-choin [Lurcher's Crag], Cairn Lochan, Fiacaill Coire an t-Sneachda, Stob Coire an t-Sneachda, Fiacaill a' Choire Chais, Cairn Gorm, Cnap Coire na Spreidhe and Sron a' Cha-no. From the Cairngorm ski centre car park. wonderful day.Alunrees3326/06/2018
Solo neil hutton18/06/2017
From the Butterbowl CP, path to Chalmain gap, then up steeps over tops to Lurcher's Crag. Onward to Fiacall na Leth-Choin MT and direct back down good path to ski station and road to car.nordicstar29/12/2016
A good circuit from the Sugar Bowl CP.jenx29/12/2016
and on to Cairngorm with RuthDunlawyering21/10/2016
C/W Round of creag an leth choin north, lurchers crag, sron na lairige, braeriach, creag a chalamain and airgold meall from sugarbowl cp.robertphillips25/09/2016
With GHC, clearing top.Play2End19/06/2016
Walked across from the Funicular car park with the dog using the Macdui Path to the Col, some snow on the slopes. Along the wide ridge then back down.Mountain300021/04/2016
JimT23/01/2016
With ChristineKeith9926/07/2015
Two day bothy trip: Glenmore - Creag Mhor - Fords of Avon - Beinn Mheadhoin - Hutchison Memorial Hut - Ben Macdui - Cairn Gorm - Glenmore.davidpettit8418/07/2013
GLMW Hillwalking trip, Devil's point Loop.andy2frith08/06/2013
New Year's Eve Epic with LUMC before getting lost.robertgn31/12/2012
1 & 3 of 7: Out from Coire Cas CP. Return from Lurchers Crag North Top.ChrisR22/11/2011
CK SheilaS20/04/2011
self (Cairngorm)davidsbatty13/04/2011
Walked up from the Chalamain Gap and onto the plateau from the NWtorkm09/05/2010
CraigW09/05/2010
Reached top in deep snow alone, after setting off with others from Chalamain Gapbarnz4804/12/2009
with Eivor. Very squally snow and rain, cold, but occasional clear spells: across to Sgoran Dubh. from ski carpark to col before Coire Lochan then doubled back.4 hrs enjoyable taste of winterniallp22/11/2009
En route to Ben MacDui from Coire Cas. Excellent views down the Lairig Ghru.andy05/07/2008
On attempt of all Munros and tops in 2007ancient brit06/09/2007
With Ian & Joel.Dangerous Dave03/03/2007
Straightforward walk north from Fiacaill na Leth-Choin. yorkie01/09/2006
With Ashley, started off at ski car park and camped overnight. Completing Cairn Gorm, Cairn a Mhain, Ben Macdui, Derry Cairngorm, Beinn Mheadhion, + 9 Tops, 50km 3500m in 22.5hr walkingJamesSDonald05/10/2005
Walked out to this on my return from Ben Macdui to the Ski Centre. This top was just below th ecloud base so good views down into the Lairig Ghru.garyhoney16/06/2005
t27redcon30/04/2005
PollyMountain Goat20/07/2004
With Jeanettedickscroop18/07/2004
Sunny and cloudy, great views.iangalbraith06/09/2003
ScoobyJimA05/09/2001
On a Ballater-Glen Markie-Glen Doll- Braemar- Loch Avon- Aviemore walking tour. This leg was from the Hutchinson Memorial Hut, past the Shelter Stone, over two tops- Carn Lochan and Lurcher's Crag, both below Hump status- to finish the walk.pwheeler18/06/1999
Galltywenallt28/09/1998
Nice little topsignyred18/02/1998
across the lower slopes from the Coire cas car park to Lurchers cragvegibagger06/02/1998
first ascent, goc 97, two in party, mist and rain clearing then a hail storm with lightening. climbed on way from glen feshie bmc hut to hutchinsons men hut. big storm just as we made the hut.rum doodle 17/05/1997
Quick bag on a short day.Aye Jimmy02/08/1995
Cairn Gorm and Bynack More round from Glen More.Eddie01/05/1994
A battle in severe blasting wind after climbing Spiral Gully (II)then a few minor tops -with Pete H. A tragic stormy day as elsewhere Andy Fanshawe was killed in a fall from Eagle Ridge on Lochnagar and a North Sea helicopter went down with the loss of 11 lives.Chris Pearson14/03/1992
Exact date not knownpaulgp01/01/1992
With Jasio and Adam a circuit of Cairngorm and its tops.chrisbien29/07/1991
On a Cairngorm Club bus meet, starting at the Sugar Bowl going over sundry tops to Braeriach, then a couple more tops before descending to Gleann Einich and walking out to Coylum Bridge.pwbellarby12/05/1990
From Coire Cas car park at 4.30 reaching this summit at 6pm in the gloom. Clear with a moon - back to car park at 7.15 with P.E.bolton11/02/1989
Bynack More together with a circuit of the Cairn Gorm skyline above the ski centre RHW29/05/1987
With TimRobF18/03/1985
With Wol, plus one subsequent visit.beorwulf01/04/1982