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Name:Beinn a' Ghlo - Carn Liath
Hill number:429
Height:976m / 3202ft
RHB Section:06B: Pitlochry to Braemar and Blairgowrie
County/UA:Perth and Kinross (UA)
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Munro, Murdo,
Grid ref:NN 93608 69822
Summit feature:large cairn
Col:765m  NN938714  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 43
(1:25k) OL51E 394E
Observations:cairn base is 80cm higher than trig point flush bracket
Survey:Abney level
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 685 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
With Ali great day out- long descent on walk outpaddyirish28/09/2019
Cold start but hot finishKevthecat20/09/2019
Super views up here today. It will be even better when they have finished working on the path.Alancache12/08/2019
Ascent of Carn Liath from Loch Moraig. On to Beinn Mhaol and Bràigh Coire Chruinn-bhalgain. Descent to coll at Bealach an Fhiodha and ascent of Carn nan Gabhar (Beinn a’Ghlo). Descent from Bealach an Fhiodha and return to track and return to Loch Moraig.raymooremanx06/07/2019
With D from St ARodge22/06/2019
Ascent via footpath from Monzie with a toddler in a carry pack (not recommended unless fit and confident on steep loose ground). Drizzle in between sunny spells. Then decided against the rest of the mountains in Bienn a'Ghlo with time and the weather closing in. Descended via gravel and boggy path down the Allt Coire na Saobhaidh.Canny28/05/2019
cLIMBED WITH lORNA, jAMES, jOHNNY AND mILLY.Skerryvore06/05/2019
Brilliant day with trimarc2 and GFE experiencing sunshine, hail, snow and wind. Ascent from the car park by the Loch - Beinn a' Ghlo - Carn Liath, Beinn a' Ghlo - Braigh Coire Chruinn-bhalgain, Beinn a' Ghlo - Carn nan Gabhar and then off over Airgoid Bheinn back. 23km total.Fionalevey03/05/2019
From Loch Moraig with FE and GE. Mainly fine with some snow and hail showers on a windy day. All 3 of Beinn a'Ghlo peaks. Paths in better condition than I expected so easy navigation as cleartrimarc203/05/2019
carole engel30/04/2019
With Karen, Gary Ashmore, Deborah McFarlane & Lynne EdwardsHighland Days30/03/2019
Round of 3 munros, only 3 swans at loch todaycjo01/03/2019
Round of 3 Beinn a'Ghlo munros from Loch Moraig - mild, light breeze, no snow, mostly high cloud all daywychwood11/01/2019
Loch Moraig there and back. 5.9 miles, 2:50callumorr03/01/2019
Beinn a'Ghlo Munros from Loch Moraig (where there were 5 Whooper Swans)Geoff Briggs20/12/2018
Sick Kid27/10/2018
Debs and Talisker, Carn Laith & Cnoc Monzie. To windy for the ridge.Mountain Goat02/10/2018
Park at Loch Moriag, Carn Liath to Braigh Coire Cruinn-bhalgain to Carn nan Gabhar, returning via valley.gandrew08/09/2018
Carn Liath, Braigh Coire Chruinn-bhalgain, Carn nan Gabhar with GuyHuwel08/09/2018
Lorna S09/07/2018
Great day, clear blues skies and no wind.denisB5212/05/2018
Path up was quite new which made it a bit tricky underfoot. But well worth it! My 3rd Munroeilidh06/05/2018
Cold bright day - trickiest bit was driving to the road end over ice and snow.younggl26/11/2017
Sick Kid05/11/2017
A straightforward walk up to here. Time and energy meant this was the only top today. Lovely rainbow on the way down and clouds were kind enough to lift for the lunch stop on the top.Walker Dan26/10/2017
Climbed from Loch Moraig- up the track alongside Allt Coire Lagain- to Carn nan Gabhar first- then Braigh Coire Chruinn-bhalgain and finishing with Carn Laith returning down the main ascent route.chillyman808/10/2017
Penny Penny Pen Pen & Fergaloooooooo <3jennygraham24/09/2017
Hal & Rafe26/08/2017
With TMD. We walked the Beinn a’ Ghlò range. Firstly climbing Càrn Liath (975m) before continuing to Bràigh Coire Chruinn-bhalgain (1070m), then climbing to Airgiod Bheinn (1061m) before finally reaching the ultimate summit of the range at Càrn nan Gabhar, at 1129 metres. From the last summit there is no easy way back, so we dropped very steeply down the side of the mountain to Loch Loch to see the RAF Hercules XV 193 crash site, before making the long walk back through the valley on the track.meltdiceburg02/06/2017
From Loch Moraig, the whole ridge walk with some bonus humps and tumps. Light snow showers. TRig within low wind shelter and separate large cairn, Quartzite.Denise 16/04/2017