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Name:Big Brae
Hill number:584
Height:940m / 3084ft
Parent (Ma):536  Ben Avon - Leabaidh an Daimh Bhuidhe
Parent (SMC):536  Ben Avon - Leabaidh an Daimh Bhuidhe
RHB Section:08B: Cairngorms
County/UA:Moray (UA)
Class:Deleted Munro Top
Grid ref:NJ 16012 03281
Summit feature:7m rock tor
Col:931m  NJ159032  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 36
(1:25k) OL58S 404S
Observations:outcrop at NJ 15898 03302 is 1m higher
Survey:Seco 2x Hand Level/Leica Disto D510
Comments:Outcrop 115m W mapped at 942m is considered less likely to be Munro's intended location. See 'The Munros and Tops 1891-1997' available at
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 62 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Revisit, think i also did the tor previous year but not 100% certain so made sure this time.Dave McG12/07/2020
I wouldn't describe the summit as a tor! However, the actual lower but bigger tor up here is a pleasant, easy scramble. Solo.Dangerous Dave29/06/2019
Cairn and rock torBaggerGutt14/05/2019
Collection of Big Garvoun and Ben Avon tops, in via R Gairn. Big Brae, visited 3 summits of which the bigger but lower 7m tor a greasy scramble a little worrying in descent, contouring descent then steeply down to Drochaid, over Tiekeiver, back out along R Gairn, 40km 12h.RHW27/04/2019
biked in from track entrance on B976 at 26100 98200 to lochbuilg lodge ruins c/w route carn tiekeiver, west meur gorm craig, big brae, east meur gorm craig, east meur gorm craig north top, meall gaineimh, meall an t seangain.robertphillips01/07/2017
2 of 8: From East Meur Gorm Craig.ChrisR21/06/2014
As part of round picking up deleted tops I had missed.From tent in valley to southdickscroop28/08/2013
On way from Clach Ban to Ben Avon, a fascinating approach, lots of knolls and tors. See Ben Avon log for full route from Inchory.pwheeler26/06/2012
CK SheilaS17/04/2011
Secound visit to Ben Avon, to complete the tops and Beinn A Bhuird. Cycled in on evening before from Invercauld. walked 33.5 km, climbed 1520m in 11 hours before returning.JamesSDonald23/09/2008
Walked around from West Meur Gorm Craig. yorkie30/08/2006
Solo. Ben Avon & all Tops (past & present).John Lee27/08/2006
From Tomintoul by bike, calm, sunny and good views. Recently added footnote - top coords moved, reckon I climbed all the tors there and had ripped trousers to prove it!iangalbraith15/06/2006
with MoragRockhopper06/05/2001
En route from East to West Meur Gorm.Aye Jimmy05/10/1996
Went over this Top when descending from summit of Ben Avon and making way between West Meur Gorm Craig & East Meur Gorm Craig. (Solo)gerrybowes25/06/1988
From Keiloch up Glen Slugain doing Ben Avon and Beinn a'Bhuird before meeting GB on the slopes of Beinn Mheadhoin.bolton25/06/1988
Crawford Lindsay02/08/2020
Corvid Fiesta02/08/2020
carole engel11/07/2020
Dave McG07/06/2019
Erik B07/06/2019
Sick Kid15/07/2017
Dave Geere18/08/2015
Norrie Muir07/08/1999
Tony S11/05/1996