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Name:Carn Glas-choire
Hill number:610
Height:659m / 2162ft
RHB Section:09A: Inverness to Strathspey
County/UA:Highland (UA)
County (CoH):Nairnshire (CoH)
Catchment:Findhorn, Catchment Boundaries, Spey
Watershed:Inner Moray Firth
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Graham, Historic County Top,
Grid ref:NH 89151 29153
Summit feature:cairn and ground to 5m E
Col:408m  NH830260  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 35 36
(1:25k) OL60 418
Observations:trig point base(5m N) is 15cm lower than base of cairn
Survey:Abney level
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill
  • Nairnshire historic county top

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 237 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Parked along Auchterteang track by cattle grid. Followed estate tracks to coll NE OF summit. Had a good wander around summit area. V high winds, frequent heavy horizontal snow showers difficult to stand at top.CJM22/02/2020
GavinTheobald 317/01/2020
With M, cloudy with some heavy rain and wind, tracks easy but boggy on top. Lots of hare and curlew.douglas_easton02/06/2019
Solo.Dangerous Dave05/05/2019
Carn nan Eagan,Carn Ghlas-choire, Cnapan a' Choire Odhair Mhoir, Creag na h'Iolaire + Creag na h'Iolaire south top. From track to Ess (92969 27205). SMMC Mill Cottage meet.clashcityrocker16/01/2019
From B9007. Cnapan a' Choire Odhair Mhoir, Carn Glas-choire, Carn nan Eagan. Cold, snow on tops.RobertP30/10/2018
An easy walk via Auchterteang, parking along the track, over the cattle grid by some sand heaps. The views from the top are splendid, and the summit is covered in lichen. The track has been upgraded all the way to the highest junction and the going is very easy and ugly. The RH branch goes way up the hill, where SSE are doing something nasty but you take the LH branch, which has been extended right over the moor. There is a nasty caterpillar track heading off from this almost to the summit. Why is it that people who want to slaughter grouse and deer have lost the use of their legs? There is a handy hut part way up the track, very useful for sitting out torrential downpours.Gill23/09/2018
2of6: From Carn nan Eagan.ChrisR22/09/2018
County top walk from a forestry entrance on the B9007 Duthil to Forres road,a wide access track takes you to to within a short jump to the summit pick it up past Auchterteang and past a metal hut, eight miles in three hoursWAYNE ROWLETT27/07/2018
From the eastern Road anticlockwise circuit over TuMPs and Marilyn /Graham. High cloud very light breeze. Ideal walking weathervegibagger11/06/2018
Local informants suggest parking 200m down the track to Auchterteang, (small metal shed on my visit), and starting the walk from there. Up the track, right fork, due N over two tops of Crag na h-Iolarie. Rejoin track, and ridge W to summit.Minto09/06/2018
Clive G15/05/2018
With Dave Roeder. From road (8:35) took estate track past Auchterteang to high point near 912301, then along broad ridge (mostly short heather) to top. Back via more direct track (which now crosses ridge). Overcast, some drizzle. Finish 12:50dbb22/04/2018
MMC Aviemore Day 2. Rob W, Nick H, Jon M and I Roadside by Auchterteang along tracks almost to the trig. Snowy fresh dry day.alexmaclennan04/03/2018
Dave McG01/03/2018
Simon Winton09/02/2018
From SW, 2km up track on bike until it got too boggy, and very soon too steep. Mainly track but 'leggy' heather for final section. A wet and increasingly windy day made it not too pleasant but better than the overnight storms and than the forecast.dickscroop17/10/2017
A Peckish19/06/2017
Overnighted in Granton. Headed up hill at 5:30am, summit at 7:15am and back at car for 8:30am. Parked to East near 384 spot height of Beum a''Chlaidheimh and ascended/descended cross country via Carn Allt Laoigh. Nice views of the Cairngorms and Ben Rhinnes.assynt_bob03/06/2017
Mr Apples03/03/2017
Sick Kid15/02/2017
GavinTheobald 221/01/2017
With Peterb. Usual route from Auchterteang. Followed the track to the high point then headed up snow covered slopes to summit. Zero visibility on top and quite significant snow fall and wind. Retraced steps to return.bowlesy02/01/2017
Parked at the forestry access near Auchterteang and walked via the estate track before striking up to the summit for the final 500 metres or so. We had decent views for most of the way though visibility was poor at the summit. Ankle deep snow at the top didn't present any difficulties. With ChrisPeterb02/01/2017
After Boat of Garten bothy award occasionbertbarnett12314/11/2016