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Name:Sron na Lairige
Hill number:530
Height:1184m / 3885ft
Parent (Ma):519  Braeriach
Parent (SMC):519  Braeriach
RHB Section:08A: Cairngorms
County/UA:Aberdeenshire (UA), Highland (UA)
Catchment:Dee (Aberdeen), Catchment Boundaries, Spey
Watershed:Mull of Kintyre to Rattray Head, Aberdeen Bay
Class:Simm, Munro Top, Murdo
Grid ref:NH 96428 00615
Summit feature:rock c.15m NNW of cairn
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 399 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
From sugar bowl car park to Braeriachemily31/12/2019
Just under 14 miles out and back from Sugar Bowl car park, the usual route through Chalamain Gap and up ridge onto summit of Braeriach, great views from the summit stretching from Lochnagar and the southern Cairngorms all the way to Morven in Sutherland, descended over Sron na Lairige summit and Creag a' Chalamain summit avoiding coming through the gap again. Sunny/high cloud all day, windy on ridge but not on summit of Braeriach, saw about 10 people all day.DanTrig19/06/2019
Parking Sugar Bowl, walk through Chalamain Gaphugoklip19/05/2019
With Olly E. Circuit of Braeriach and Sgor and Lochain Uaine from Sugar Bowl car parkraffemeister08/09/2018
broke off from group to pick off this top on way up to Braeriachcolinfielding14/07/2018
Cycled part way from Whitewell then South through the Lairig Ghru & then a South to North traverse of the 4 Munros. Simply magnificent. On own.MorecambeMonkey28/06/2018
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
With CathyB. From Ski-centre.masmith28/12/2016
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 Devil's Point, Cairn Toul, Angel's Peak, Braeriach from the Ski CentreGeoff Briggs29/07/2016
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
Final Munro Top (and a Full House). Would have been my first Munro Top had I made the short detour from the path on the way to Braeriach in 2003.mae12/07/2013
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.andy2frith08/06/2013
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
self Braeriachdavidsbatty10/11/2011
1 of 7: From Sugarbowl CP.ChrisR08/09/2011
Debs Goska RosieMountain Goat25/04/2011
SMMC Mid-Summer bivy, with Bill Bracewell and Liz Mackay.clashcityrocker22/06/2010
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
With I.McSkimming, David & Dougie FlemingHighland Days18/08/2008
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
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