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Name:Cairn of Claise
Hill number:463
Height:1064m / 3491ft
Parent (Ma):461  Glas Maol
RHB Section:07A: Braemar to Montrose
County/UA:Aberdeenshire (UA), Angus (UA)
Catchment:Dee (Aberdeen), Tay
Watershed:Aberdeen Bay, Firth of Tay
Class:Hump, Simm, Munro, Murdo
Grid ref:NO 18550 78881
Summit feature:cairn on rocky knoll
Col:945m  NO174778  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 43
(1:25k) OL52N OL53N 387N 388N
Survey:Abney level
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Parked on verge outside carpark at ~NO148800. Over stone bridge and up Carn an Tuirc to Cairn of Claise to Glas Maol down (then up) to Sron na Gaoithe down to car via second bridge not shown on OS.Danmawr29/09/2018
Second of six Glenshee Munroes with AJ&AWFred Windsor22/09/2018
2/4 (Carn an Tuirc/Cairn of Claise/Glas Maol/Meall Odhar)Fergalh28/07/2018
With Carn an Tuirc, Tolmount, Tom Buidhe, Glas Maol, Creag Leacach and Meall Odhar from Glenshee Ski CentreGeoff Briggs07/10/2017
Another Munro on my relaxing, meandering second round! Solo. Up from Druim Mor.Dangerous Dave18/09/2017
with Markgrimjimm31/08/2017
With Glas Maol and three Munro Tops. ( see Glas Maol)Peterb06/08/2017
34. 3rd of round of 6, east of Glen Shee ski area. Parked at layby south of pass, so had to walk back from the other end. 27k in total, 7 hours. Sunny back to Glas Maol, great views all round.huwthomas31/07/2017
Solo neil hutton22/06/2017
From car park on A93 at NO139756, up Creag Leacach SW ridge to SW summit, then along ridge to main summit. Continued towards Glas Maol, contouring round to Little Glas Maol, then over Glas Maol itself, then following tracks north, contouring round to Druim Mor, then straight up Carn of Claise, and continuing on to Carn an Tuirc, descended N/NW to join path back to A93kdbennett18/06/2017
Climbed with AMAC-OFWC06/05/2017
26th Munrolojzi86062112/03/2017
Ski trip from ski carpark, Glas Maol, Tom Buidhe, Tolmount and Cairn of Claise.clashcityrocker25/03/2016
Ski toured with Kirsty and Colin. First time ski touring. From Cairn an Turic. Came down via Garbh Coire - fell on my arse!AlistairCarson20/03/2016
On skis.clashcityrocker16/01/2016
Four Munros from NO148800, using the route from SMC's Munros book. Dry still day, clear with cloud above most tops.Crib Goch18/10/2015
After ascending Carn Dubh and Carn an Tuirc, From Carn an Tuirc down to col with Cairn of Claise and up to summit of Cairn of Claise. There is now a rather ugly track that comes over the NE end of Carn an Tuirc and up to the summit of Cairn of Claise. Finely constructed cairn on summit of Cairn of Claise. Included Sròn na Gaoithe on descent.pwbellarby14/10/2015
With M.douglas_easton26/09/2015
With Stevenframeworks21/08/2015
11 munro's in one day. Great weather fantastic company. Glasgow hill walking group. 12 hours 15 mins all round.Eileen O'Neil20/06/2015
Chris and GoskaWaltzin Delilah14/06/2015
Sean Spittal - Carn an Tuirc - Carn of Claise - Sron na Gaoithe. Dull approach over flat moor.squeegs13/06/2015
Weather fair with snow on ground.MountainMac02/05/2015
Glas Maol / Carn of Claise / Carn an Tuirc ski tour from GlensheeJim Cooper17/01/2015
With Rockhoppers Mountaineering Club. Circular from bridge carpark on Military Road. Carn an Tuirc (1019m), Tolmount (958m), Tom Buidhe (957m), Cairn of Claise (1064m). Cold and windy but largely clear.tobywharne28/12/2014
Glenshee 9 Hill Racegandrew03/08/2014
Round of Cairn an Tuirc, Cairn of Claise, Glas Maol, Creag Leacach, Cairnwell, Carn a'Gheoidh and Carn Aosda. Day 44 of 59 for all Munros. 24km, +/-1400m, 8 hours.PGCE24/07/2014
after Cairn an TuircThruston25/06/2013
with Dinny & Beardyemma702710/05/2013
From Carn an Tuircmick02/06/2012
Adding old logsAngelaf09/05/2012
Climbed the round of 6 Munros with Juliettsharp13/04/2012
from glas maol with timLoz_mck10/04/2012
Part of round of 4SteveF10/04/2012
David O +Chris Blake22/03/2012
A pleasant ascent with Carn an Tuirc and Glas MaolClaire14/03/2012
With Ashley, from Glenshee, Carn an Tuire, Cairn of Claise, Tolmount, Tom Buidhe, Glas Maol, Creag LeacachJamesSDonald16/10/2011
Headed up Sron no Gaoithe before getting onto the Route which links to Glas Maol. Misty at first. Headed off to take in Tolmount and Tom Buidhe.Roblex30/07/2011
Final of four Munros today. Then drove to Inverey and walked to Altanour Lodge in Glen Ey for the five Munros there the following day.AGWilliamson02/07/2011
A round of Carn an Tuirc, Tolmount, Tom Buidhe, Cairn of Claise and Glas Maol. Lots of Ptarmigan on the tops.rhalstead19/06/2011
Repeated on 18/6 Hyperopic19/06/2011
started from carpark below devils elbow, round of creag leacach, glas maol,cairn of claise,tom buidhe, tolmont, and carn an turic to road where i had left bike earlier, cycled back to carpark.robertphillips23/03/2011
With Hannah Desperate Stan30/10/2010
done with carn an tuirc, tolmount and tom buidhebuggerlugs17/10/2010
xx - KirstyMountain Goat22/07/2010
Sunday - EUHWC Braemar tripBronagh04/10/2009
Slight drop from Maol then follow land rover track but look left as you ascend as I almost walked right by....40 mins from Maol. 3rd of six.bowzi26/09/2009