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Name:Carn a' Mhaim
Hill number:567
Height:1037m / 3402ft
RHB Section:08A: Cairngorms
County/UA:Aberdeenshire (UA)
Catchment:Dee (Aberdeen)
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Munro, Murdo,
Yeaman
(Ma,Hu,Tu,Sim,M,Mur,Y)
Grid ref:NN 99459 95190
Summit feature:cairn
Drop:231m
Col:806m  NN986971  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 36 43
(1:25k) OL57S 403S
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 553 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Out and back from Linn of Dee car park via Derry Lodge. Walked along the NNW ridge before returning to the summit and back to the car.welshyboyo05/01/2020
Cycle in to Derry Lodge, then on foot. Lovely clear morning, slightly breezy on summit. Fantastic views of all other summits, but I only had time for one today.mcbboyd12/10/2019
Javi, bel & bikes xjennygraham09/10/2019
From Linn of Dee Car Park (NO 06310 89799). Good track to Derry Lodge, briefly soggy underfoot before another good path as far as Luibeg Bridge. Boggy path downstream until re-joining the main path. Fairly steep ascent on a very good stepped path, some excellent maintenance work on the path was being carried out at the time. Air very clear so awesome views from the top... in particular Devil's Point to Cairn Toul and Ben Macdui to Derry Cairngorm.david23020101/10/2019
Climbed with Andrew Hall, from Linn of Dee car park. The plan had been to get Ben Macdui and Derry Cairngorm, but visibilty less than 30m with rain and wind, so just up to Carn a'Mhaim summit and back.chillyman828/09/2019
Run from Linn of Dee. Carn a' Mhaim, Ben Macdui, Derry CairngormHuwel21/08/2019
From Linn of Dee, MTB up Gleann Laoigh Bheag then up and down same route.rhalstead17/06/2019
From wild camp at Chest of Deeprwild29/05/2019
Pleasant easy ascent. Misty up high with route finding using map and compass.Great solo day.Langbank 01/08/2018
With Liam and Andy.gettingonabit19/06/2018
second ascent (26/06/2019) and reached the correct top after missing it on a west to east traverse from Devils Point Ridge to Ben Macdui ridge - accidentally bagged southern bump and only found out when I downloaded my GPS. Makes me wonder how non-GPS users can be so sure of their ascents ;)carole engel04/06/2018
With ChristineKeith9923/05/2018
With Keithchristine9923/05/2018
Climbed from the Linn of Dee on a very long winter day with LUUHCJonathanConey11/02/2018
46 - A second night at Bob Scott's bothy, waking up to glorious blue skies, and snow almost down to the valley floor. Did this round with Carn, Ben Macdui and Derry Cairngorm in 8hrs from the bothy.huwthomas04/02/2018
From Linn of DeeGeoff Briggs08/10/2017
With club, started with Derry Cairngorm then onto Cairn a' MhaimJamesSDonald09/09/2017
Pat, GeraldineChris Blake14/05/2017
Climbed with WC 1/3 for the dayAC-OFWC07/05/2017
From Linn of Dee, via Derry Lodge and Luibeg Bridge (river had too much water for stepping across), return same waykdbennett19/02/2017
From Coire Cas - good viz and warm - to summit then onto Carn 'a Mhaim (rocky descent/re-ascent) - treated to spectacular cloud inversion in Lairig Ghru - sunset on Ben Macdui summit the walked back in the dark - 9 hrswychwood18/12/2016
Solo with camp at Loch EtchachanUisdean2517/09/2016
Cycled into Derry Lodge from Linn of Dee then a straight forward out & back. On own.MorecambeMonkey30/08/2016
Weather fair.MountainMac24/08/2016
With LynfaRob Pen y Garn03/08/2016
With RobLynfa Penygarn03/08/2016
Start and finish in Lin of Dee. Loop Carn a'Mhaim, Ben MacDui, Cairn Gorm, Beinn Mheadhoin & Derry Cairngorm. Climb up to ridge on good path from Larig Ghru.gandrew21/05/2016
Part of 44km run taking in 5 Munros...tough steep climb in hail/rain conditionsCoatesie7721/05/2016
with Kirsty. Climbed along with Ben MacDui. Stayed at Hutchinson bothyAlistairCarson14/04/2016
3rd hill of the day, good descent from the summit back to Derry Lodge to pick up the bikes. With MikeFCMark19/08/2015
Cycled with John from Linn of Dee. Lovely sunny day.younggl13/08/2015
Solo, after easy bike into Derry Lodge. Clear but cold on top.Roblex03/06/2015
6 Munros East of Lairig Ghru. Day 55 of 59 for all Munros. 32km, +/-2900m, 11 hours 30.PGCE15/05/2015
Started at Corrour Bothy. Carn a'Mhaim - Derry Cairngorm - Ben Macdui - Cairn Gorm.tomd411/10/2014
Cycled to just beyond White Bridge then walked direct to the summit. A lovely day.Play2End26/08/2014
From Corrour Hut with Robert Wight. Misty start to the day bur started raining with high winds so only did 2 munros in 5 hours. Then walked and cycled back out to Linn of Deealexmaclennan21/06/2014
SMHC Sunday club walk with Peter McDonald, Jim Louge, Karin Marshall, Diane Bruce & Liz Gray. cycled to nr Luibeg river walked from there. No views from top low cloud & very cold with icy blasts. Stunningly fantastic beautiful Ridge walk to the Ben Macdui Sron Riach ridgeLizzieG18/05/2014
Ascent from Linn of Dee of Carn a'Mhaim, Ben Macdui, and Derry Cairngorm in one 37Km hike. Beautiful sunny day. Snow on summits and some slopes.VirtualMountain18/04/2014
With Davidamelialloyd29/12/2013
STONEY CLUB 16/06/2013Grah-tfun16/06/2013
Adding old logsAngelaf20/05/2013
Walk in to Derry Lodge from Linn of Dee in 55min, some boggy work post the bridge before a good track to foot of hill, 1hr45. Winds picking up on ascent and topped out at 3hr10. Too windy for planned circuit, back the way I came. 23km, 940m, 6hr50.bowzi20/04/2013
Super view of Lairig Ghrugeoffreybbb30/09/2012
From Derry Lodge. Nice walk except the snow blizzard part.Jhimmy11/09/2012
before derry cairngorm with elspeth and davemn2307/09/2012
Climbed with Maggie and Elspeth (driver on the day). Dry and sunny early on.Great views but blowy on ridges. Good views across Laerig Ghru. 1St munro of day.dave neilson07/09/2012
On two day backpack with Gwilym from Linn of Dee.alistairpooler25/08/2012
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 Cairngormdavidpettit8422/08/2012
Cycled with Juliet to Derry Lodge. Lovely ridge walk. On to Ben Macdui.tsharp11/04/2012
3 of 7: From Ben Macdui.ChrisR12/03/2012