N.B. Some hill summits are on private property or on land where there is no public right of way. Permission should be sought from the landowner where access to a hill summit is through private land(*).
*For information about access rights in Scotland see the ScotWays website.
Please report via the contact page any logs you see below which describe or encourage acts of trespass. Please quote the hill number and hill name.
|Logged Descriptions (logged by 218 users)||By||Date of Ascent|
|From Sherrabeg. Around the north west side of the plantation, then direct to the summit. Deep soft snow and squalls made it hard work. With TH, PJ, AJ, DW.||Owen B||18/02/2020|
|Route as bolton, low cloud, snow on ground, freezing, views but high tops missing.||iangalbraith||07/11/2019|
|Usual way from Sherrabeg, quite pleasant on a fine day.||Jon F||05/11/2019|
|A very pleasant short walk, mainly on a decent path from Sherrabeg. Through the gate, across the field then another gate into deciduous woods, up to a final gate, then a boggy path along the forestry fence leads up parallel to the ridge line, up a squidgy coire, then gets lost in bog vegetables. Hop over the fence where it has fallen down, then up steeply to the plateau. Final stroll on short heather to fine views along Loch Laggan. An interesting and varied walk.||Gill||03/11/2019|
|From S near Poll nan Cuirteag viewpoint. Sunny, with showers which passed by. Snow on tops. En route to Edinb.||Rounsfell||04/03/2019|
|Parked at Sherrabeg. A track follows the edge of the forest through 3 gates on the west side of the burn. Under 2 hours return in reasonably clear conditions. Solo.||bolton||22/02/2019|
|Used SMC Grahams book route starting from near Sherrabeg. Showers with mist at summit, but with occasional weather windows revealing good views, especially down to Loch Laggan. Fairly distinct grassy path, becoming more vague past forest.||ger||30/12/2018|
|From layby on A86 at NN56521 90325, from where a road walk was avoided by making my way through the reasonably sparse trees to the power line clearing. My failure to make a mental note as to my surroundings when I popped out in that clear line made my return 'interesting'! Recorded route and write-up at: http://gayleybird.blogspot.com/2018/05/creag-ruadh-and-creag-na-doire-duibhe.html||Gayle||16/05/2018|
|Bagging the trig. Parked below the marked fort near to the Spey Dam. Followed informal mountain bike tracks up to the fort. Great view. From there followed a marked path south west up on to the summit of Black Wood Hill. From here the going was much rougher and included crossing a deer fence. The Vanessa is a little way off the summit. The views were astounding. The descent was by the obvious ridge to the north to Sherrabeg and then back along the road.||BigJ||30/08/2017|
|After doing the TUMP this was very tedious but a very quick descent back to the car.||Play2End||30/06/2017|
|With Peterb from Sherrabeg. Followed a squelchy path up through young woodland which goes through two deer fences lower down which have gates that open. The last deer fence near the top required climbing as there is no gate.
Easy ascent on short grassy, heathery slopes to the summit trig point. Retraced route to return.||bowlesy||21/05/2017|
|A quick up and down from Sherrabeg with Chris.
Followed the stream up and through a couple of deer gates.
Nearly trod on a meadow pipit that was sitting on four eggs.||Peterb||21/05/2017|
|With M, day off from cycling Corbetts. Windy. Easy way up, rough descent for round trip.||douglas_easton||29/04/2017|
|Group of ten NUFWAS bods.||Grinner||01/01/2017|
|As per AD's book from Sherrabeg, cold and wet but limited views.||MichaelF||21/05/2016|
|With RRMC a beautiful day weather wise Started from Wolftrax following a forest track up to a Pictish hill fort Followed a footpath to the 565 top. Left the path to pick a route through easy forest to a deer fence. Onto open hillside and the 622 trig point. Descended to the Spey dam reservoir and out to Laggan village||munromurph||02/04/2016|
|Out & back from Sherrabeg. With Nathan.||MorecambeMonkey||11/03/2016|
|Up and down the NE ridge from Sherrabeg||davidpettit84||02/01/2016|
|Walked up from our holiday cottage Ravenswood which was located just above the old village hall and phone box at Kinlocklaggan. (Parking possible 547898). Walked through woods to pylon service track and followed this east to a gate and the open hill side. Fine Views.||mindlessflogger||20/12/2015|
|On KMRT meet at Tipsy Laird hostel, Kingussie. From C/P to south||ngthack||06/03/2015|
|With Jenx, Martin and Brian from Feagour. Through the black wood on a deep snowy but easy to follow path. Took in the Black Craig, then to Creag Ruadh East top and then main Graham summit. Direct from col back to raod and along to car park start.||nordicstar||20/01/2015|
|Via Black Craig and the east top. A repeat visit with birthday boy Nordicstar and Jenx. Direct down to road slipping and sliding in the snow. Lovely.||Martin R||20/01/2015|
|From Sherrabeg, keep close to stream to start with vague path to avoid problems (hidden holes) of new planting. Initially missed top due to cloud but from above loch followed fence to trig point. A quick morning run up before heading home.||dickscroop||18/09/2014|
|From Sherrabeg (NN 56845 92933) following the route in Dempster's book. This involves scaling three deer fences to reach the summit. Watch out for hidden holes in plantings on NNW flank of hill. Descended via Loch na Lairige to the track in Glen Shira, and so back to Sherrabeg - a much better route, with no deer fences to climb.||Man of Kernow1||14/08/2014|
|Solo run, from Sherrabeg. No problem with the trees (yet) from this side and a sketchy path to follow most of the way.||amswanston||16/04/2014|
|with renee followed tracks up from aberarder lodge.||robertphillips||24/11/2013|
|Revisit for trig. Other summit candidates mentioned are clearly lower - throw away that Abney ;-) From NE, then E along ridge to hill fort, then SW from saddle to regain open ground. However the N slopes have been recently planted so this route may be less feasible in future.||RHW||07/07/2013|
|From Sherrabeg by resr. With Karen, Sam, Tim and Lauren.||ChrisR||03/04/2013|
|Nameless hill just north of Loch Laggan road (NN 558914) S/F NN 531896 Cold day but dry, good visibility. Lots of constructiuon works to build new pylons. Lake near top frozen, accepted a lift down last bit of hill.||John Young||01/04/2013|
|MC JC O.||Martin66||12/09/2012|
|Up NE ridge from Sherrabeg, return via Black Wood. Several areas were enclosed by high fences to defend ever thickening regenerate vegetation. Starting from Inverpattack would probably have been better.||Topographer57||05/08/2011|
|From Sheerabeg, like everyone else.||Martin R||18/02/2011|
|solo - on way back from Mannys Corbet run||donmeister||02/07/2009|
|Emma and Simon||17/02/2007|
|On the TGO Challenge||BLACKHILL||13/05/2004|
|Morning walk ascending from Sherrabeg.||JohnW||05/05/2003|
|From Shernabeg on sheep grass to deer pastures. Forest fence to gate and longer grass to corner and 1/2 mile to heathery ridge to column at 13.10.||arranc||08/07/2000|
|Date is first visit. Notes from later... simple steep grass ascent, start adj cottage. A86 E of Inverpattack Lodge||RHW||04/04/1999|
|Out and back from Glenshero track.||Eddie||13/02/1999|
|SMMC meet Newtonmore, with Charlie Prowse, Nic Bullivant, Mark Townsend ansd Gary Luke.||clashcityrocker||20/02/1997|