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Name:Carn nam Bad
Hill number:951
Height:457m / 1499ft
RHB Section:12B: Killilan to Inverness
County/UA:Highland (UA)
Catchment:Beauly, Catchment Boundaries, Ness
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Tump (400-499m), Yeaman
(Ma,Hu,Tu,4,Y)
Grid ref:NH 40174 33913
Summit feature:northerly cairn on rock
Drop:211m
Col:246m  NH500336  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 26
(1:25k) 431
Survey:Abney level
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 106 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Nae Bad at all.summitter14/04/2019
First day out in new year break. Straightforward route following pylon track to high point then animal tracks to summit.Crumblie229/12/2018
If I was to do this again I would walk up the estate road until about 200m from Loch Carn Nan Baden. Then just go straight up to the summit. However my route up was on the road, then the pylon track and through the Heather over to the top. It was fine and Carn nam Bad isnít bad at all as the view is lovely.elizyanne28/05/2018
A nice hill, perfectly designed for loafing in the sun enjoying the splendid views. Shame about the tedious walk up the forestry track and the Beauly Denny power line. Other notes: There's a decent parking space about 200 m up the road in the Cannich direction on the left. The entrance to Mellness house and the logging road has got a stile, and all other gates can be opened.Gill08/04/2018
SoloBlisco01/01/2018
From Millness, small space to park opposite track. Frollowed track to near summit then quick up and return, both cairns visited. Shame about the new pylons...N.Morters01/05/2017
From Meltness, also ran up Meall Cluainidh.NormanW14/04/2017
Up the track, down the pylons. 64 mins round trip, jogging where I could.AndyS28/12/2016
Per Nordicsar but unless you cycled I am not sure how you got in and out in 90 minutes.Topographer5719/09/2016
From A831 at Milness Cottage.ChrisR31/05/2016
Pretty much up the pylon route. Someone has planted rhododendrons along the track. Why?jenx21/03/2016
With Jenx, parked on road near Millness (entrance to riding school). Over stile by the fortress gate and followed track NE. Service road for pylons now gone, so stick with forest track, gets you to the near point from where its possible to easily scale the hill. In and back inside 90 mins.nordicstar21/03/2016
Parked on the verge outside the Deer Centre. A 5 mile walk taking around 2 hours 10 minutes in glorious sunshine. Solo. The pylons now spoil the vista.bolton13/02/2016
Made use of the new track created along the pylon route. Good views to the Northwest from the summit.Peterb23/12/2015
KeithByTheC19/08/2015
Sunny day. Parked in a spot on the road up the road from the entrance of the gate. Lots of pylons.with Peter Dawestallblond14/06/2015
A simple Marylin on our rest day.nickywood112/06/2015
from millness on good tracks.robertphillips04/04/2015
Walk up new track from road at Millness, Dry day limited viewsNozzer19/03/2015
Parked Millness. Security guard looked intimidating but allowed me through. Up track to summit and more direct route back next to pylons.AndrewFinnimore26/04/2014
Walked up from Millness. Newly upgraded track on Beauly-Denny power line development.Almanac05/04/2014
Bad and getting worse! Followed the roads NE that are being used for the construction of the phylons on a damp and misty day. A walk recommended to be done in thick fog.mindlessflogger21/12/2012
FJB Uisdean2529/12/2011
CraigW19/11/2011
From Milness. Sunny spells, good viewsiangalbraith13/04/2010
Parked on verge near Millness. Over 2 deer fence stiles, through forest to a third locked gate needing a climb over. To top of track clear of forest and uphill over rough moor and into 12inch heather - heavy going - used deer tracks to reach a fence on ridge, turned left and to top at 10.45. No view - mist.arranc04/07/2006
Late afternoon ascent from Millness.JohnW14/06/2006
RHW25/06/2002
Out and back from N of Millness.Eddie05/12/1999
softsquare29/12/2018
Thorny29/12/2018
tummelv09/12/2018
kathyh30/03/2018
tsmart30/03/2018
Isbjorn10/01/2018
GmacT28/10/2017
willyross01/10/2017
lindaross01/10/2017
Andrew Simmons16/09/2017
Winterfloodian30/05/2016
iainwalton24/05/2015
TONY DEALL15/05/2015
tallscottishguy14/02/2015
Martyn109/02/2015
petesimpson30/09/2014
Lionel Bidwell07/05/2014
Tony Rogers07/05/2014
PeteN14/04/2014
foggieclimber03/04/2014
richtea504010/01/2014