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Name:Sron na Lairige
Hill number:530
Height:1184m / 3885ft
Parent (Ma):519  Braeriach
Parent (SMC):519  Braeriach
Section:08A: Cairngorms
County/UA:Aberdeenshire (UA), Highland (UA)
Catchment:Dee (Aberdeen), Doubles, Spey
Watershed:Mull of Kintyre to Rattray Head, Aberdeen Bay
Class:Simm, Munro Top, Murdo
(Tu,Sim,MT,Mur)
Grid ref:NH 96428 00615
Summit feature:rock c.15m NNW of cairn
Drop:50m
Col:1134m  NH963002  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 36
(1:25k) OL57S 403S
Observations:top of rock is higher than rock at base of cairn
Survey:Abney level
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 302 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Climbed on route to Braeriachgandrew20/11/2017
From Whitewell, taking Lairig Ghru path. Ptarmigan near cairn.garyhoney28/06/2017
Solo trip, with Braeriach.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
Also went on to Braeriach summitAlastair S26/03/2017
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
Sron na Lairige, Braeriachkeithouk17/02/2016
with Ruth on way to BraeriachDunlawyering25/09/2015
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
On the way to Braeriach. Dull.Play2End15/07/2015
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 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: https://en-gb.facebook.com/CairngormWildernessContractstsharp10/06/2013
GLMW Hillwalking trip, Devil's point Loop.andy2frith08/06/2013
Blisco10/05/2013
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
Hyperopic19/02/2012
self Braeriachdavidsbatty10/11/2011
Debs Goska RosieMountain Goat25/04/2011
Alone from below ski grounds in a repeat of 1989. No Sinclair Hut this time - it is virtually impossible to identify where it was.SS30/09/2009
With AH Reendeir nearby as part of Braeriach climbalanm20/09/2009
Walking in to Corrour bothy over the tops.Grinner16/08/2008
with the Laings Old Guysaemmott14/06/2008
En-route to Braeriach, it started to snow here, by the time I reached Braeriach it was sunny again.sotabagger18/05/2008
t151redcon27/04/2008
On attempt of all Munros and tops in 2007ancient brit13/09/2007
Warm start but cold misty with mizzle later.Dugswell202/08/2007
See Braeriach.Messiaen20/05/2007
See Braeriach. Time approx. dbb14/10/2006
Twin cairns separated by about 150m lie just to the east of the main track yorkie31/08/2006
Minus 15 wind chill, cloudy, snow showers, spin drift.One F in Foreig29/05/2006
Crossed en-route to Braeriach.Windy Corner24/07/2005
With Ian Soulsby. Long walk back along The Lairig Ghru to the tents at Corrour Bothy.Dangerous Dave30/04/2005
Jeanette did not divert to this top.dickscroop08/07/2003
with MVW in grey/whiteout conditions, tops as were available. Up from Ski road and through Chalmain gap. Descended northern ridge to escape weather and contoured back to Lairig Ghru and the gap.nordicstar22/02/2003
With Ashley completing Braeraich, Sgor an Lochain Uaine, Cairn Toul, Devil's Point, Monadh Mor, Beinn Bhortain + Tops from Linne of Dee, camping out 2 nights. 54km, 2300m in 24hr of walkingJamesSDonald01/09/2002
Jim KennedyJimA05/09/2001
KeithByTheC28/07/2001
From Cairn Gorm ski center. Climbed Braeriach, Sgor an Lochain Uaine and Cairn Toul for a very long hard day out. Too tired and too late to attempt Devils point. Had to walk last hour in dark without torch.Jhimmy02/08/2000
DA Uisdean2527/09/1999
Estimated date - with James on our 4000s tourAimless Rambler10/08/1998
Braeriachmountainmunki11/06/1998
Walk with Laura up Braeriach.stever23/05/1998
From lower ski car park, through Chalamain gap. Snow on ground, clear viewsiangalbraith03/05/1998
Parked on the mountain road CP (NH 98549 07494) > Chalamain Gap > crossed the Lairig Ghru > BRAERIACH - SRON NA LAIRIGE summit cairn > Braeriach > returned back the same wayTony Hartry30/07/1996
Galltywenallt07/04/1996