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Name:Cairn Bannoch
Hill number:468
Height:1012m / 3320ft
Parent (Ma):457  Lochnagar - Cac Carn Beag
RHB Section:07A: Braemar to Montrose
County/UA:Aberdeenshire (UA), Angus (UA)
Catchment:Dee (Aberdeen), Catchment Boundaries, South Esk
Watershed:Aberdeen Bay
Class:Simm, Munro, Murdo
Grid ref:NO 22289 82546
Summit feature:cairn
Col:935m  NO211835  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 44
(1:25k) OL53N 388N
Survey:obvious summit
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With Tom. From (very crowded) car park at Spittal of Glenmuick (8:05) walked along the SE shore of the loch and up the slanting path to the plateau and thence to Broad Cairn (10:50). Cloudy but dry with increasing sunshine through the day; cold wind. Continued over Cairn of Gowal (~11:20), Cairn Bannoch (11:35), Carn an t'Saigart Mor (12:25), Carn an t'Saigart Beag (12:50), Carn a'Choire Bhoidheach (13:25) and Lochnagar (14:15) and finally back to car (16:55). 29 km. Great day in fine granite scenery, met 50+ people, saw ptarmigan with a chick and a tiny shrew on the summit pyramid of Lochnagar.dbb18/07/2020
After Broad Cairn. Climbed from Glen Doll, via Bachnagarn.mcbboyd12/07/2020
Spittal of Glenmuick CP now £4carole engel14/10/2019
Alan, Gavin, Graham, TorilNHWC08/09/2019
With SJW. WE had a 10.5 hour, 23 mile circular around the Loch Muick horseshoe coming up from Loch Muick at Broad Cairn, around to Carn an t-Sagairt Mor, across to Lochnagar, Meikle Pap and back down to Loch Muick.meltdiceburg08/08/2019
From Downie up River Esk South valley via Moulzie. Ascend out of valley at Bachnagairn to mountain track at Corrie Chash. Follow track to Broad Cairn and on to Cairn Bannoch. Round head of valley to Fafernie and Shank of Fafernie. Ascent of Tolmount and then contour round via Ca Whims to Tom Buidhe. Descet to Little Kilrannoch, round to Dun Hillocks and round to Mayar. Descent into Glendoll via Kilbo path, and return to Brawdownie.raymooremanx01/06/2019
Lochnagar, Carn a' Choire Bhoidheach, Carn an t-Sagairt,Cairn Bannoch, Broad CairnHuwel24/04/2019
With Will, Jon, Housechild, James & James from Dunfermline.Grinner-Munros220/04/2019
With Karen & Buster. Stayed at Glaa allt Shiel Bothy. T-shirt weather.Highland Days26/02/2019
Anticlockwise circuit of the five White Mounth Munros from Spittal of Glenmuick CP. Also included the Munro Top Carn an t-Sagairt Beag and deleted Top Cac Carn Mor.welshyboyo06/01/2019
From Invercauld bridgePeterb07/08/2018
With BillyDanmawr22/07/2018
With Mark.grimjimm27/06/2018
on TGOCoatcake21/05/2018
Carn an t-Sagairt Mor, Cairn Bannochkeithouk11/02/2018
Munros, Round 2. Solo.Dangerous Dave17/09/2017
From Glen Doll carpark via Jock's Road to Davy's Brouach, Crow Craigies, Fafernie, Cairn Bannoch, Cairn of Gowal, Broad Cairn, Bachnagairn and a long walk back to the carpark in the last remnants of daylight. Bitter 40mph winds on the tops. With Mark and Hamish & Huey the springer spaniels.Saggers28/10/2016
C/W round of broad cairn, creag an dubh loch, cairn of cowal, craig of gowal, crow craigies, fafernie, cairn bannoch, carn an t sagairt mor, carn an t sagairt beag, carn a choire bhoidheach, top of eagles rock, creag a ghlas uillt,from cp at glen muick.robertphillips17/09/2016
An anticlockwise circuit of the White Mounth from the Spittal of Glen Muick car park. On own.MorecambeMonkey29/08/2016
High level circuit of Loch Muick from Spittal of Glen Muick, Broad Cairn to Lochnagarkdbennett24/07/2016
with Kirsty. From Broad CairnAlistairCarson08/07/2016
Easy stroll from Broad Cairn.mindlessflogger23/05/2016
Weather fair.MountainMac11/05/2016
Counter clockwise circuit of the White Mounth Munros from car park at Spittal of Glen MuickHyperopic09/05/2016
With Liliana & Claudia sclater08/04/2016
13 - Circuit of the Loch Muick 5, as part of Christian Aid's 70 Munro Challenge. Heavens opened up on the approach her. Very wintry for August!huwthomas01/08/2015
With ChristineKeith9920/07/2015
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
Solo from AuchallaterUisdean2512/06/2015
On the TGO Challenge with Sue - Hill 22, in a snowstorm.Phreerunner18/05/2015
Round of 9 Munros from Glen Doll: Driesh to Lochnagar. Day 50 of 59 for all Munros. 39km, +/-2100m, 12 hours.PGCE20/04/2015
With Rockhoppers Mountaineering Club. From Loch Muick to Broad Cairn (998m) and Cairn Bannoch (1012m) and back by same route. Perfect winter weather.tobywharne30/12/2014
From Auchallater and Jocks RoadJA09/09/2014
Summit Camp.Waterlog25/08/2014
with SHAG group mproudfoot23/08/2014
climbed several times beforeclashcityrocker11/01/2014
With friend. From Spittal of Glenmuick on bikes to Glas-allt-Shiel. Objective: all Munro tops of Broad Cairn and Cairn Bannoch. No stalking today. After Broad Cairn, Craig of Gowal, Crow Craigies, Fafernie. There is no doubt about the location of the highest point of Cairn Bannoch. Continued to Cairn of Gowal, Creag an Dubh-loch.pwbellarby06/09/2013
Part of the 5 munro route at lochnagar from Loch Muick.Stuart 25/08/2013
Stoney ClubGrah-tfun18/08/2013
solo after broad cairnpigerg06/07/2013
Adding old logsAngelaf16/10/2012
David O +Chris Blake18/03/2012
From Spittal of Glenmiuck a round of Broad Cairn, Cairn Bannoch and Carn an T-Sagairt Mor.rhalstead23/06/2011
2nd of 4 (dave)mn2328/05/2011
2nd of day. Almost stalled on summit trying to move against wind. With Maggs.dave neilson28/05/2011
round of lochnager, carn a choire bhoidheach,carn an t sagairt mor, cairn bannoch, broad cairn,cycled from carpark to south end of loch at glas allt shiel and left bike there for my return journey.robertphillips07/04/2011
camped at fafernie - lots of water voles and haresbasscadet01/01/2011
Ashley, Lochnagar curcuitJamesSDonald13/10/2010