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Name:Creag Ruadh
Hill number:403
Height:658m / 2159ft
Section:05B: Loch Ericht to Glen Tromie and Glen Garry
Classification:Ma,Hu,Tu,Sim,G
Drop:197m
Col:461m  NN722898  

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Entry no.Date recordedGrid Ref.Feature / Observations / SurveyRecorded byStatusSubpointLatest review
1263328/02/2016NN 68536 88205  F: CairnDSM
Summit
GJ
-151707/08/2003NN 68533 88205  F: cairn
S: Abney level
DLC
Summit
-151803/06/2007NN 68535 88204  F: cairn
S: Abney level
jimbloomer
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-151925/03/2012NN 68537 88204  F: cairn
S: Abney level
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Walked over from Druim nan Sac then descended back to car.187lenny05/11/2017
Along track to the loch, continue through gate, then straight up the hill.nicolajane14/09/2017
Ascended from L/Bay 95 on A9. great views of the valleyNozzer08/04/2017
Weather fair.MountainMac25/03/2017
From a large layby on the 'old A9', at NN 65049 87340. After the tunnel under the A9, a left turn picks up an ATV track which fords the burn, goes through a gate in the deer fence and continues up to above the 500m contour. We saw evidence of the track again later, but it was just as easy to just dead-head for the top. Route and write-up at: http://gayleybird.blogspot.co.uk/2017/03/creag-ruadh-nn685883-658m.htmlGayle07/03/2017
With EKMC from Dalwhinnie long trudge in following the aqueduct to Loch Cuach where part of the track had collapsed and was flooded. Thankfully the hill was clear on top. Ascended very quickly from the loch side track. Very steep but gained the ridge in minutes.munromurph03/04/2016
Creag Ruadh NN 684882 S/F NN 659876 Short walk up featureless hill. Sunny but very cold with snow showers and high cloud. Both altimeters recorded a much higher ascent than on map, 690 rather than 658 m as on map??John Young01/04/2016
With M, quite a bit of snow. Walk up track followed by entertaining scramble and walk back along river.douglas_easton27/03/2016
Round including Druim nan Sac and Clach Mheal Dubh from near Loch Cruaich after bike in. Late start and just beat rain at end. mainly short heather (grouse moor management) except for crossing and re-crossing of bealach to final summit which was rather boggy in places.dickscroop19/10/2015
Second Graham of day after Creag Liath with Jenx. Parked on A9 and in showery weather straight up hillside to bag the top. Grouse shooting sounded all around but no issues encountered.nordicstar23/09/2015
shortest route from A9 layby 98. 2.25 miles, 55 mins rtn.AndyS31/08/2015
Hill 'run' after dropping kids to Dalguisenix_snilloc18/07/2015
Snow showers on ascent from lay-by at Cuaich, taking the gentle ridge from the power station and continuing over the hill to the head of Loch Cuaich and a lochside return. 3 hour round trip.Phreerunner27/04/2015
With Dave, Vic, Bob, Pete R, Pete C, Steve & Andy. KMRT meet. From Cuiach. My 70th birthday.ngthack07/03/2015
Not often get to wear snowshoes pioneering from vehicle to summit. Strange looks from drivers on A9.Martin R08/12/2014
Leg stretcher on the way to Torridon - good for that purpose only.SS15/06/2014
Detour on the way to Meall a'Chuaich (which I did not summit). Strong wind, snow showers, only occaional views from summit.Topographer5701/02/2013
Solo, straight up from the A9.amswanston08/12/2012
??ancient brit05/09/2012
creag ruadh AM and the fara PM enroute to culra bothy.robertphillips09/03/2012
MCMartin6601/12/2011
selfdavidsbatty09/04/2011
Climbed on way home from a stay at Altass.marktrengove21/05/2006
With Kenny SummersSpudGunn09/10/2005
Walked along the grassy ridge from Druim nan Sac to the northeast. yorkie25/04/2005
on TGO ChallengeBLACKHILL13/05/2004
Solo Uisdean2526/07/2003
Pine marten on road. Parked by side of A9. Followed aqueduct to power station and track towards Loch Cuaich. Crossed dry stream and followed deer fence to gate. Plod up on short heather to domed top at 10.45. Hare.arranc08/07/2002
Ascended after driving east to avoid the wet west. Went on to re-ascend Meall Chuaich.JohnW18/05/2002
Solodonmeister01/02/2001
Galltywenallt18/11/2000
Parked 637837, walked along track beside aqueduct to power station, then up Creag Ruadh, and on to Meall Chuaich, Carn na Caim, and A'Bhuidheanach BheagGallovidian06/05/2000
Up the track and down from the A9 on the way home.Eddie07/12/1999
Solo tripInvicta1403/10/1998
heathery ascent not unpleasant, decet summit. A9 layby in cutting @ 673892 RHW21/06/1998
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