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Name:Carn a' Chlamain
Hill number:409
Height:963.5m / 3161ft
RHB Section:06A: Glen Tromie to Glen Tilt
County/UA:Perth and Kinross (UA)
Catchment:Tay
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Munro, Murdo,
Yeaman
(Ma,Hu,Tu,Sim,M,Mur,Y)
Grid ref:NN 91592 75798
Summit feature:cairn
Drop:317m
Col:646m  NN888802  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 43
(1:25k) OL51E 394E
Survey:obvious summit/Leica RX1250
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 492 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Alan P, Chris T, Gavin, Jane, WillieNHWC02/06/2019
SoloUisdean2526/05/2018
With LionelChris Blake09/05/2018
Afternoon cycle up Glen Tilt to Forest Lodge, and walk to summit, with JMcd. Hail and snow, but midgies as well. Retracing the trip from 18 years ago was a definite sign how much I have slowed up, even now questioning if I actually got to the summit at all last time!barnz4827/04/2018
From Old Bridge of Tilt. Followed yellow trail markers along a riverside loop and through the rifle range to Gilbert Bridge. Along the Tilt to Gaws Bridge and up the SW ridge of Carn a'Chlamhain at Balaneasie. Once out of the shelter of Glen Tilt, a fierce SW wind blew away any notions of a tour of adjacent tops, and I settled for the summit and North Top only. Glen Tilt is delightful: on this occasion, I saw a heron in flight twice, dippers - each on its rock, and oystercatchers, a curious sight so far inland.Nick Down101/07/2017
From Glen Tilt, ascent from Balaneasie, descent to Forest Lodgekdbennett09/10/2016
Walked in the rain via Glen Tilt, very long, saw nothing at the summit then dropped down to Tarf Hotel Bothy for the night.Chris Mac26/07/2016
From Old Bridge of Tilt MTB to bull dozer track then up and down the track.rhalstead15/06/2016
Battled against the head wind up Glen Tilt on my bike. Ascended mindlessly up the easy zig zag path from Forest Lodge. Clear but very windy on top. The bike ride back was glorious, more like sailing than cycling, as I hardly had to peddle at all. Back at the car park for 11am.mindlessflogger25/05/2016
Snowshowing Ring of Tarf with Rob Wight on Day 2. Low cloud, windy, but dry.alexmaclennan01/04/2016
All weathers, high cloud so good views, cool breeze on tops, from Marble Lodge (worth the rental).iangalbraith29/07/2015
with Davidamelialloyd06/06/2015
Weather fair.MountainMac08/05/2015
From Glen Tilt car park. With Paul & Helen.MorecambeMonkey30/04/2015
On top by 10pm for long rough track downalda23/04/2015
With Glasgow HF Clubmunromurph19/04/2015
Round of Beinn Dearg, Carn Ealer, An Sgarsoch, Tarf Hotel and Carn a Chlamain from Atholl rifle range. Day 42 of 59 for all Munros. 39km, +/-2300m, 11 hours.PGCE19/05/2014
Cycled in from the Glen Tilt car park in around an hour to Balaneasie and then up the track to the summit. Good visibility both east and west.Roblex24/10/2013
Ian's last Munro meet. Up S. ridge. Cycled Old Bridge of Tilt to Clachghlas and back neil hutton19/10/2013
Best day ever on the hills. Davie, Davied and Neil the first time cycling into a Munro. Loads of fun and a good laugh. Sunny sunny sunny.Eileen O'Neil12/10/2013
Tacked on to the end of the Beinn A'Ghlo hills.justin99907/09/2013
M2Dave Geere18/07/2013
2nd ascent, this time I started from Gilbert's Bridge.Peterb29/05/2013
MMC Walk. Alex, Fraser Gold, Ron Dorn, Ian McArthur and Eunice walked from Old Glen Tilt Carpark to Forest Lodge then up good stalker path to Carn 'a Chlamain. Rest went down the ridge. I carried onto Beinn Mheadhonach and descended from there. Occasional snow and high wind, occasional calm and sun. A great day. 7 1/2 hoursalexmaclennan28/04/2013
Cycle in to bridge after Marble Lodge, nice straightforward walk to summit a few wee patches of snow to cross. Sun, Snow, Wind, Hail, Rain. Your typical day in the Scottish hills.Munro #83 SMHC with Peter McDonald & Willie NorrisLizzieG21/04/2013
http://www.walkhighlands.co.uk/Forum/viewtopic.php?f=9&t=18409basscadet06/02/2012
with Markgrimjimm05/11/2011
Jim and I on a warm November day. Set off from carpark and followed road instead of path, quick hike over wall and back on track. If going by bike stick to road on East side of river, if walking mix it up a lil! 4hrs to summit, 27.9km, 1370m, 7hr20.bowzi05/11/2011
A very wet 7.5 hrs from Bridge of Tilt and back. Easy walk up the track.chriswatson10/08/2011
Three-day Forest of Atholl backpack. Started off up Beinn Mheadhonach and then onto here. Stayed in Tarf Hotel Bothy. With Ruth.AGWilliamson20/07/2011
Solo Mountain Bike Bag on an excellent Sunday afternoon. Total time 4h 30 mins including a 30 min lunch faff on the summit :) Was hard work getting the bike to the summit but amazing fun coming donw!!!amcculloch12/06/2011
Did with Hazel - on foot all the way from the Glen Tilt car park (28km!) Fairly sunny day with frequent brief light showers. A great day but the feet were suffering after all that track walking!jonbowyer14/05/2011
remember the bike next time!!hazel14/05/2011
Mountain biked it to Forest Lodge in beautiful Glen Tilt. Easily found zig zag path but it was a slog up to top. Nice sunny weather.Jhimmy28/04/2011
From Tarf Hoteldavidpettit8427/04/2011
carn chlamain and beinn mhaedanach cycled along glen tilt to marble lodge.robertphillips22/04/2011
also did the Corbett to the westNozzer19/06/2010
Long walk in from old Blair 6.5 hours Amandapigerg11/06/2010
A very long walk in!akraw10/06/2010
Solo on TGO Challenge 2010alistairpooler21/05/2010
Cycled in from Blair Athol car park. Very efficient travel cloudy and grey. Notable for Glen Tilt, Dead Hare, Stalker's path ascent to plateau. Peaky summit. Cool wind and descent without incident despite recent ruptured muscle.david.walker4001/05/2010
Great bike in. Nice day and we had a couple of snow showers. Took us 5 1/4 hours to completeakmilne20/03/2010
From Old Bridge of Tilt CP.ChrisR23/11/2009
Long cycle in from old bridge of Tilt to Forest Lodge, up Zig zag path then walk up plateau to the top, glorious sunny,no wind with fantastic panoramasry208/11/2009
Carried. With AS, FS, RB, LB, and others.eks25/05/2008
Solo.Dangerous Dave11/05/2008
With Ian long walk up the Tilt Valley where cars not allowed, then up to the summit and listened to the stags over on Beinn a Ghlo! Fantastic location one of my favouritesnickywood110/10/2007
Munro 267 2007 compleationancient brit15/09/2007
3rdThearlaichdubh21/03/2007
From Blair Atholl railway station.Grinner09/12/2006