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Name:Carn Bad a' Ghuail
Hill number:4181
Height:629m / 2064ft
Parent (Ma):602  Carn Ealasaid
RHB Section:08B: Cairngorms
County/UA:Aberdeenshire (UA), Moray (UA)
Catchment:Don (Aberdeen), Catchment Boundaries, Spey
Watershed:Mull of Kintyre to Rattray Head
Class:Simm, Graham Top
Grid ref:NJ 17981 09807
Summit feature:no feature
Col:587m  NJ181101  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 36
(1:25k) OL58N 404N
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 20 users)ByDate of Ascent
From Craig Veann KeithByTheC13/05/2019
Overnight route from car park just to S of Tomintoul. Track along Glen Avon, climb to Liath Bheinn, Craig Veann, Carn Bad a' Ghuail, descent to Inchrory. Took track WSW then cross River Avon and climbed track over Drum Loin, then rougher ground to Cnap Chaochan Aitinn. Descent N in gathering darkness to reach track, followed to top of woodland where camped by stream. Descent to glen and start point.RobertP02/11/2018
A 7.30 start for a morning walk and the opposite side of the A938 in the afternoon. From ski station up ski slope to Beinn a'Chuinaich, Carn Ealasaid, Toim Buirach, Liath Bheinn, Carn Bad a'Ghuail and back to start by-passing first two tops.dickscroop24/08/2017
From NW, estate road, via Craig Veann et al. The Eag is a nice feature worth a look. Path down's a bit intermittent but OK. RHW06/07/2013
Date uncertain, circuit from the Lecht ski centre, returning via River Don to Cockbridgerjf3527/06/1985
Dave McG22/10/2018
Gavin Theobald29/05/2016
Martin R30/03/2016
hill walker02/05/2015
Colin Crawford22/05/2010