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Name:Broad Cairn
Hill number:470
Height:998m / 3274ft
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
(Tu,Sim,M,Mur)
Grid ref:NO 24056 81558
Summit feature:cairn
Drop:64m
Col:934m  NO234817  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 44
(1:25k) OL53N 388N
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 620 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Spittal of Glenmuick CP now £4carole engel14/10/2019
Alan, Gavin, Graham, TorilNHWC08/09/2019
GavinTheobald 308/09/2019
Toril08/09/2019
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
nadine25x03/08/2019
With D round of 5 in sun, down to Glen isla afterRodge23/06/2019
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
julianbarclay12/05/2019
Lochnagar, Carn a' Choire Bhoidheach, Carn an t-Sagairt,Cairn Bannoch, Broad CairnHuwel24/04/2019
Emma and Simon21/04/2019
With Will, Jon, Housechild, James & James from Dunfermline.Grinner-Munros220/04/2019
solitaryfellwanderer19/04/2019
From Acharn, along Glen Doll to Bachnagairn, then track N to join path from Muick, continued up Broad Cairn, then round to Craig of Gowal, descended S, crossing the river, continuing to join the path leading back to Bachnagairn and return to Acharn. With JAS.kdbennett14/04/2019
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
Craig6714/10/2018
alda06/10/2018
andy6320/08/2018
weaselmaster12/08/2018
From Invercauld bridgePeterb07/08/2018
With Billy. Down to Glen Muick visitor center via high track above loch.Danmawr21/07/2018
With Mark.grimjimm27/06/2018
nrowan26/05/2018
From Glen ClovaDanmawr26/05/2018
on TGOCoatcake21/05/2018
kitmacleod01/01/2018
Andytomlinson27/10/2017
Solo. Good path to Bachnagairn once off the summit area.Dangerous Dave17/09/2017
Hammy17/08/2017
Hal & Rafe12/08/2017
oriolefan10130/07/2017
Didi Gee25/07/2017
thelonious08/07/2017
Sick Kid23/06/2017
weaselmaster23/06/2017
vgiorgio05/05/2017
giuk3314/04/2017
arjh11/04/2017
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
rdhumble21/10/2016
Martinad18/09/2016
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
leyreflo09/09/2016
An anticlockwise circuit of the White Mounth from the Spittal of Glen Muick car park. On own.MorecambeMonkey29/08/2016
Pete R29/08/2016
indikid6005/08/2016
High level circuit of Loch Muick from Spittal of Glen Muick, Broad Cairn to Lochnagarkdbennett24/07/2016
dynamo8320/07/2016
marsdavs14/07/2016