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Name:Carn na Caim
Hill number:389
Height:940.8m / 3087ft
Section:05B: Loch Ericht to Glen Tromie and Glen Garry
Classification:Ma,Hu,Tu,Sim,M,Mur,Y
Drop:327m
Col:614m  NN720868  
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Entry no.Date recordedGrid Ref.Feature / Observations / SurveyRecorded byStatusSubpointLatest review
692204/08/2014NN 67696 82150  F: cairn
S: Leica RX1250
alda
Summit
GJ
1528906/08/2016NN 67704 82143  F: CairnDSM
Summit
GJ
1825524/03/2017NN 67706 82143  F: CairnLR
Summit
GJ
2595402/01/2019NN 67703 82144  F: CairnDSM
Summit
DM
2936413/10/2019NN 67702 82142  F: CairnCraig67
Summit
Jim
-144510/04/2009NN 67703 82141  F: cairnDW
Summit
-144603/01/2015NN 67703 82142  F: cairnDSM
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Andrew, Chris, Jane, WillieNHWC14/12/2019
Weather fair.MountainMac23/07/2019
25th May 2019 GMC Aviemore trip. Also did A'Bhuidheanach Bheag Carn na Caim South Top & Glas Mheall Mor jps66601/06/2019
65th Munrolojzi86062120/04/2019
Solo - from Bus stop, Dalwhinnie road end 17:07Topsaswell18/04/2019
Climbed Carn na Caim and A'Bhuidheanach Bheag from the A9. Pretty slow going in soft, deep snow.Geoff Briggs06/02/2019
With Lionel and Geraldine. Perfect day, sun, lots of snowChris Blake02/02/2019
From layby 87 on A9, up track to A'Bhuidheanach, continuing to A'Bhuidheanach Bheag, then on to Glas Meall Mor, returning to A'Bhuidheanach Bheag, along ridge to Carn na Caim South Top and Carn na Caim, descending down same track to A9. With JS.kdbennett23/09/2018
Solo from Loch an DunUisdean2511/08/2018
On TGO ChallengeColin Crawford17/05/2018
hard work wading through snow but great views all round.gettingonabit20/02/2018
Along the plateau, just above the cloud base. Deep snow, so no sign of the track, followed the fence posts, most of them partially buried, the rest totally buried in snow. As the wind was behind us we continued on to the NNW spur, then NW down steep snowy (briefly icy) slopes, then west through tiring soft deep snow back to the A9 1 km north of the Dalwhinnie turn.Owen B16/02/2018
Parked in layby 87 for an early start on a superb November day: snow enough to walk dryshod over the summit plateau bogs, good visibility and frequent sun. Made the most of it with a long, rangy circuit: Carn na Caim South Top, CnC, A'Bhuideanach, A'B Bheag, Glas Meall Mor, Meall Uaine, Meall a'Chaorainn. Back down the track as darkness fell, somehow managing to stay upright on the ice patches, having left the spikes in the car to save weight. A'BB was my 141st Munro: half way there, but the difficult half awaits...Nick Down119/11/2017
941mThe Grouse20/09/2017
From Layby 87 and up track which is a bit of a chore. Pleasant walk once on the plateau on a cool sunny day. Sat at summit watching the fall streaks passing by to the northmindlessflogger04/05/2017
Club Walkiansm216/04/2017
Climbed with A'Bhuidheanach Bheagchillyman807/04/2017
TD & CThis Dog21/08/2016
Solo. Cloudy, but clear-ish at the top.Roblex04/07/2016
From Layby 88 on A9 to Carn Na Caim & A'Bhuidheanach Bheag. With Nathan,Paul & Helen.MorecambeMonkey09/03/2016
With JaniceJamesSDonald08/01/2016
Fresh snow over icy snow. Misty.Hammy31/12/2015
Up track to quarry, then out and back to A'Bhuidheanach Bheag and Carn na CaimGallovidian17/11/2015
12miles for bothTash23/07/2015
tashpigerg23/07/2015
Climbed in deep snow with Maria (her first Munro), Mike C, Jim and Maggie.barnz4829/12/2013
with M&J. from layby 88. to Carn na Caim only. Busy with other walkers. Cloud dispersed from plateau as we reached it. Pleasant sunshine and dry, with cold breeze. 4.5 hoursniallp13/10/2013
Continued by track north-east from Pt.914m to summit. Returned by ascent route. With niallp and JK. Not a boring hill - spacious with wide views.Man of Kernow113/10/2013
ALL ALONE , VERY HOT DAY, BORING HILLtallblond20/07/2013
From Layby 88, easy walking up the Land Rover tracks. A'Bhuidheanach Bheag and Carn na Caim.rhalstead24/06/2013
Across from A'Bhuidheanach. Back along same route to old quarry and then down track to layby 88 on A9.tsharp14/06/2013
with Dinny & Beardyemma702712/05/2013
With Tim, much nicer hills in winter!Loz_mck15/12/2012
With Bill and Andy from a camp near the old quarries. Hot and windy. Nice view from the edge of Coire Cam just north of the summit.mick25/05/2012
http://www.walkhighlands.co.uk/Forum/viewtopic.php?f=9&t=18889basscadet26/02/2012
Solo, 2nd of 3. Back at 902m cairn 2hr10 from layby 88, 30 mins takes you to Carn na Caim. Weather getting progressively better. Back to 902m cairn and descent to car, dull hills. 19.4km, 935m, 4hr10. :)bowzi14/08/2011
With Sam - A'Bhuidheanach Bheagrobba_wag29/07/2011
ScoobyJimA03/06/2011
a bhuidheanach and carn na caim in the morning and meall chuacich in the afternoon.robertphillips13/05/2011
Parked in Lay-by 87. Horrible land rover track up and down. After bagging A'Bhuidheanach Bheag it's a fairly easy walk to Carn na Caim. Paths are obvious. Forgot to take photo of cairn - doh!Jhimmy25/04/2011
Debs GoskaMountain Goat22/04/2011
Shocker of a day. Soaked and very windy and cold. One of the worst experiences yet!akmilne15/01/2011
urrgh, horrible days walkingFCMark15/01/2011
Climbed with Sam (DURC). White out conditions with covering of snow / ice. Low wind.amcculloch21/11/2010
A clear day, not a soul seen.akraw09/10/2010
No trig but very nice mountpigerg10/06/2010
Solo on TGO Challenge 2010alistairpooler20/05/2010
walked up the quarry road and along the worn track, pretty featureless plateausry203/05/2010
Climbed with Maggie after A'Bhuidheanach Bheag. More snow during levelish plateau walk.dave neilson01/05/2010
with davemn2301/05/2010