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Name:Cuidhe Crom
Hill number:460
Height:1083m / 3553ft
Parent (Ma):457  Lochnagar - Cac Carn Beag
Parent (SMC):457  Lochnagar - Cac Carn Beag
RHB Section:07A: Braemar to Montrose
County/UA:Aberdeenshire (UA)
Catchment:Dee (Aberdeen)
Class:Simm, Munro Top, Murdo
(Tu,Sim,MT,Mur)
Grid ref:NO 25996 84916
Summit feature:rock tor
Drop:38m
Col:1045m  NO253852  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 44
(1:25k) OL53N 388N
Observations:cairn 140 NW at NO 25898 85015 is lower
Survey:Abney level
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 244 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Lochnagar and adjacent tops from Spittal of GlenmuickCrib Goch28/05/2019
From Spittal of Glenmuick, cycle to Glas-allt Shiel, walked along tracks past Dubh Loch continuing near Allt an Dubh-loch then up SE slopes of Carn a' Choire Boidheach, contoured round to Top of Eagles Rock, then Creag a' Ghlas-uillt, no to Cac Can Mor and Cac Carn Beag (Lochnagar), east round the corrie rim to Meikle Pap, returning up to Cuidhe Crom, then Little Pap, descent to Glas-allt Shiel and cycle back to Spittal of Glen Muick.kdbennett25/05/2019
Diversion from main path up Lochnagar to bag this one with C.PeterD28/05/2018
2nd top of day, walking solo through boulderfields after encountering grouse, hares and deer in abundance on the way up.barnz4819/05/2018
With BillyDanmawr26/03/2017
Weather fair, snow on ground.MountainMac21/11/2016
ACW round of meikle pap, meall coire na saobhaidhe, lochnager, cac carn mor, cuidhe crom, little pap, an t sron from cp in glen muick.robertphillips18/09/2016
Solo. From the car park at Spittal of Glenmuick. After climbing Little Pap continued up to the rock tor that marks the summit of Cuidhe Cròm. Continued towards the main summit of Lochnagar but soon came across a group of three young people who wanted to know how to get down to Glas-allt-Shiel. It was very misty. They had no compass, a poorly printed copy of a map and were not where they thought they were. I went with them and showed them the path down to Glas-allt-Shiel.pwbellarby02/08/2016
High level circuit of Loch Muick from Spittal of Glen Muick, Broad Cairn to Lochnagarkdbennett24/07/2016
TGOiansm17/05/2015
Great walk returning towards Spittal of Glenshee on a sunny warm day but with lots of snow on ground, with Alvin, fellow member of Bassetlaw Hill & Mountain Club.alwaysinshorts27/02/2013
Adding old logsAngelaf20/06/2012
SHMCGrah-tfun19/02/2012
alone but CK nearbySheilaS14/04/2011
Glorious sunny day with Ian Soulsby. Temperature inversion. Climbed in snow up to Cac Carn Mor then Lochnagar summit. Down over Cuidhe Crom and Little Pap.Dangerous Dave12/02/2011
Solo circuit of NE topsdickscroop19/03/2010
With Rod and John as a through walk from Loch Muick to Glen Callater where Stephen picked us up. Brought back fond memories. SS11/06/2009
3 of 8: From Meikle Pap.ChrisR20/04/2009
self (lochnagar)davidsbatty11/04/2009
On attempt of all Munros and tops in 2007ancient brit07/09/2007
t101redcon26/12/2006
Fine easy walk over from the ladder pathtorkm14/07/2006
Easy walk across from Meilke Pap. yorkie27/06/2005
With Frser, completing Lochnagar cuircut and all tops. 40.4km 2130m with overnight camp walking 16.0hrJamesSDonald04/04/2004
See Lochnagar summit for details dbb25/03/2004
From Loch Muick, high cloud, windy, good views.iangalbraith03/10/2003
second ascents, 7 in group, sunny and hot day, climbed on a through walk from braemar to glass allt-shiel bothy, goc 2000. braemar, auchallater to lochcallater lodge then path up and over to lochnagar over the munros and tops, then down to the bothy over the 2 munro tops, first ascents of the last two.rum doodle 22/05/2000
With MVW, after rock/ice climb on North Butress of Lochnagar, descend down over Cuidhe Chrom and Little Pap to usual track from Glen Muick.nordicstar13/02/1999
On way back from Lochnagar.Aye Jimmy26/07/1998
On the TGO ChallengeBLACKHILL18/05/1998
Cairngorm Club bus meet. Solo. I left Spittal of Glen Muick starting on the route up the track (which eventually leads to Meikle Pap Cuidhe Crom col), but struck off to make a route direct to Little Pap. I had gone south a little on a path which skirts Little Pap to the east, so the route was not absolutely direct. I continued to reach Cuidhe Crom. I joined the Ladder route, but made a more direct route (nearer the corrie edge) to reach Carn Cac Mor and then Cac Carn Beag.pwbellarby11/01/1998
Included in our day on Lochnagar and Meikle Pap- from the corrie rim and back to the same spot, we didn't want to miss a step of the rim. This summit was the windiest place on the day by a long way.pwheeler23/06/1997
Galltywenallt18/04/1997
Not sure of datenix_snilloc08/01/1994
Lochnagar round, Carn an t-Sagairt Mor to Conachcraig, from Loch Muick.Eddie09/07/1993
on a round of Lochnagar, White Mounth, Cairn Bannoch and Broad Cairn from Glen MuickPeterD20/06/1992
6 of 6: From Top of Eagle's Rock.ChrisR11/02/1992
Around the tops after climbing Eagle Ridge with Cath Heath -camp in woods at Glen MuickChris Pearson14/07/1991
petey01/01/1990
Ascended on the way to Lochnagar from Glen Muick.JohnW23/07/1988
KeithByTheC22/09/1987
Big day over the five Munros in the Lochnagar group and all the attendant Tops RHW01/06/1987
With John Muir after curry session the night before. SS27/07/1986
RN Uisdean2501/03/1986
See Lochnagar - Cac Carn Beaggerrybowes15/04/1984
This outlier done before the climb to Cac Carn Beag and back down via the Princess Stone with GB.bolton14/04/1984
Others missed this top.chrisbien23/10/1982
RP, BR, ST, JT (Lairig) Uisdean2525/01/1981
With mum, Margaret and Michael Hemmings. I flew off picking up outlying tops as they took the circuit of Loch Muick. Dad waited on us at the car park feeding sheep mutton pies! SS12/07/1980
With SteveOik29/06/1979