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Hill number:519
Height:1296m / 4252ft
RHB Section:08A: Cairngorms
County/UA:Aberdeenshire (UA), Highland (UA)
Catchment:Dee (Aberdeen), Spey
Watershed:Mull of Kintyre to Rattray Head, Aberdeen Bay
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Munro, Murdo
Grid ref:NN 95328 99906
Summit feature:rock c 20m NE of cairn
Col:835m  NH973013  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 36 43
(1:25k) OL57S 403S
Observations:top of rock is level with half way up the cairn
Survey:Abney level
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 562 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
with ascents of adventure group day 2 of 4 doing Scottish 4,000scolinfielding14/07/2018
4 of 4 solo, clear day then glenmore lodge.Rodge30/06/2018
Climbed from the sugar bowl carpark.gandrew19/11/2017
From Whitewell on Lairig Ghru path then over Sron na Lairige.garyhoney28/06/2017
Solo. Wild camp at Wells of Dee. neil hutton19/06/2017
Via Chalmain gapFifi6002/06/2017
From the Sugar Bowl car park climbed Braeriach over Stob na Laurige. I was convinced by a teacher I met part way that I should do the other Munros. So I went on to Carn na Criche, The Angels Peak, Cairn Toul, Stob Coire an t Saighdeir and The Devils Point. I then went down to Corrour and the long walk North on the Lairig Ghru and back through the Chalamain Gap. The weather was warm and sunny with cloud free skies I got burnt. Wildlife included Snow Bunting, Grey Wagtail, Red Grouse, Ptarmigan a Lizard near Corrour and a Roe Deer near the Wells of Dee. Walk distance about 23 miles in 11 hours 30 minutes. Tiring but great day. The plateaux is very special in the UK hills.isabelle31/05/2017
Solo trip from the Sugarbowl car park. Rather a lot of steep descent and re-ascent ...Invicta1431/05/2017
From Whitewell, cycled south along the Loch Einich track, then took the stalkers path up through Coire Dhondail, then more or less directly to summit of Braeriach. Continued N to Sron na Lairige, returned over Braeriach, S to Carn na Criche, continued S to Tom Dubh, returned through Coire Dhondailkdbennett14/05/2017
In deep soft snowRuth09/03/2017
From Coire Cas - thru Charlemain Gap then to summit - continued Angel Peak, Cairn Toul and The Devil's point - then returned in dark up Lairig Ghru to start - freezing and some snow above 1000m - visibility mostly poor - 13hrs40wychwood17/12/2016
C/W Round of creag an leth choin north, lurchers crag, sron na lairige, braeriach, creag a chalamain and airgold meall from sugarbowl cp.robertphillips25/09/2016
Climbed with Sergey on DMC trip to Mill Cottage. Superb weather.electricfox17/09/2016
With Diane Bruce, Mo Burridge 2 collies & Kasi. Dry, warm but with passing cloud cover on the tops. Small patches of snow left, the dogs loved that bit. Chalamain Gap didn't disappoint have been wanting to scramble through that for a long time. Would the rusting remains on the hillside be the remains of crashed aircraft? Not a busy hill despite it being a bank holiday saw max 10 other peopleLizzieG30/05/2016
Sron na Lairige, Braeriachkeithouk17/02/2016
with Ruth plus two tops, 9.10 to 6.15Dunlawyering25/09/2015
A massive circular walk to Braeriach from the Rothiemurchus Forest. Wet and windy on top leading to a difficult descent to Gleann Eanaich made better by a siting of a Mountain hare. Beautiful sunshine on the long return leg to Rothiemurchus Forest.Ginger Dave29/08/2015
With ChristineKeith9930/07/2015
From Sugarbowl C.P. Late start owing to persistent rain but soon cleared to a lovely day. great views.Play2End15/07/2015
With Gavin, from Whitewell, via Lairig Ghru and NE ridge of Angels Peak, Braeriach, S na Lairige ridge (not summitted) 11.5 hrs, brisk walking but slow in Garbh Choire. Really interesting and fun if overlong, being damp all day and limited vis on plateauniallp13/07/2015
8 Munros West of Lairig Ghru. Day 54 of 59 for all Munros. 47km, +/-2800m, 15 hours 30.PGCE13/05/2015
From the Sugar Bowl car park. With Will C for his ML(W) training, soft snow underfoot - hard work! But good weather, only clouded over after we had started the descentajsburns07/02/2015
Start/Finish CP at Ski Centre, up through Chalamain Gap and ascent of Northern ridge to summit of Braeriach, and back same route via Sron na Lairige. Amazing views! (With LUMC).robertgn04/01/2015
Braeriach - Sgor an Lochain Uaine - Cairn Toul - The Devil's Point. Finished at Corrour Bothy.tomd410/10/2014
Walk with Evelien & Joachim. Walked via Chalamain gap. Bad weather for the second half.rurquhart20/08/2014
From Corrour Hut with Robert Wight. Misty start to the day bur clear in the afternoon with fantastic views. 6 munros in 10 hours.alexmaclennan20/06/2014
With Bod & Val.MorecambeMonkey18/04/2014
2nd ascent with AnnePeterb29/08/2013
First of 4 Munros on a long day from Sugar Bowl car park.dal01/07/2013
Braeriach and Sron na Lairige, a long walk in the clouds.rhalstead27/06/2013
Walked in Thurs 20th from Gen Feshie to camp on Tom Dubh. Wake on solstice to total silence, wind free. First sound is a bird song, then tumbling water as I cross first stream up to Cairn Toul. Wisps of cloud hang like a jellyfish with numerous tendrils hanging down, above Beinn Bhrotain to the south. CT for the third time SaLU for the second time and as I head for the Braeriach plateau, frustratingly a bank of cloud rolls over. Meet Canadian guy, Mark in the clagg, we wander the plateau a little disorientated towards eastern cliffs. Quite a bit of confusion and uncertainty, eventually get there, mist is thinning. As we part, I head further NE towards my northern Murdo. Hot and clear by this time. On way back I contour round the western edge of the plateau look down into Loch Coire an Lochain and across tops to Carn na Criche.vegibagger21/06/2013
Up from Sugar Bowl Car Park, over Sron Na Lairige, back same way. Men were working on path, they'd been flown in last week and were spending 3 months in a cabin that had also been flown in:
GLMW Hillwalking trip, Devil's point Loop.andy2frith07/06/2013
Estimate date. Climbed Braeriach, Carn Toul and Angel's Peak on day Angel's Peak was announced as munro. Exhausting day out!jvrussell801/06/2013
Solo. 1st of 4. After less than 4 hours sleep it was a dash to Aviemore from Glasgow to get an early start for a big day. Left Sugarbowl carpark, thru Chalamain Gap down to Lairig Ghru and reasonable path to summit.bowzi26/05/2013
Windy, blizardy ascent from Coire Cas via Chalamain GapAJones02/03/2013
Climbed during a 3 day hike with Ad and Beechy. It rained alot!andybowyer15/08/2012
with dave roy and petermn2316/06/2012
Early start from Glenmore Lodge with Maggs, Roy and Peter (Roy's cousin from Henley). Thru' Chalamain Gap and across Lairig Ghru and up into clouds that never lifted. So no view and wet from persistent mist but enjoyable and not as haed as I'd expected.dave neilson16/06/2012
Saw a plectrophenax nivalis here, snow bunting and a rarer sighting of a Dutchman who was on his 100th Munro. He was a happy chappy. Company: Soloiandesbottes02/06/2012
Solo day's hike in sun & extensive snow on plateau, cycling into Glen Einich. (Previously climbed about Aug-1979 during week's Cairngorm trek with Douglas)barnz4806/05/2012
Angela, Chris + Londonerlithosyork01/01/2012
with fuzzrbarker198427/12/2011
Second day in the Cairngorms - Braeriach, Angels Peak, Cairn ToulFlipperfeet01/05/2011
Done as part of the second circular of three in the Cairngorms.simocity01/05/2011
Second day in the Cairngorms - Braeriach, Angels Peak, Cairn Touljim_aramis01/05/2011
a big day from glen feshie 6 munros, sgor gaoith, braeriach,sgor an lochain uaine,cairn toul, devils point, and mullach clach a bhlair, 13 hours.robertphillips01/05/2011