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Hill number:519
Height:1296m / 4252ft
RHB Section:08A: Cairngorms
County/UA:Aberdeenshire (UA), Highland (UA)
Catchment:Dee (Aberdeen), Catchment Boundaries, Spey
Watershed:Mull of Kintyre to Rattray Head, Aberdeen Bay
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Munro, Murdo,
Yeaman, Trail 100
Grid ref:NN 95328 99906
Summit feature:rock c 20m NE of cairn
Col:835m  NH973013  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 36 43
(1:25k) OL57S 403S
Observations:top of rock is level with half way up the cairn
Survey:Abney level
Comments:Added to Trail 100 list Jan 2020
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 679 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Chris Terrey 24/07/2020
From sugar bowl car park to summit and backemily31/12/2019
With Jonathan. Windy but manageable, great views.Chris Blake10/09/2019
Run from Linn of Dee, Devils Point, Cairn Toul, Sgor an Lochain Uaine, BraeriachHuwel20/08/2019
GavinTheobald 321/07/2019
Just under 14 miles out and back from Sugar Bowl car park, the usual route through Chalamain Gap and up ridge onto summit, great views from the summit stretching from Lochnagar and the southern Cairngorms all the way to Morven in Sutherland, descended over Sron na Lairige summit and Creag a' Chalamain summit avoiding coming through the gap again. Sunny/high cloud all day, windy on ridge but not on summit of Braeriach, saw about 10 people, a great mountain for my 1000th hill on this website and 13th Munro.DanTrig19/06/2019
27th May 2019 GMC week Aviemore. Walked with Tressa & Bryn. Very cold wind -4 to -6. jps66628/05/2019
Parked Sugar bowl, walked via Chalamain Gap. Return same way.hugoklip19/05/2019
few timesfbsf02/02/2019
with ascents of adventure group day 2 of 4 doing Scottish 4,000scolinfielding14/07/2018
4 of 4 solo, clear day then glenmore lodge.Rodge30/06/2018
Sick Kid24/06/2018
carole engel04/06/2018
Climbed from the sugar bowl carpark.gandrew19/11/2017
From Whitewell on Lairig Ghru path then over Sron na Lairige.garyhoney28/06/2017
Solo. Wild camp at Wells of Dee. neil hutton19/06/2017
Via Chalmain gapFifi6002/06/2017
From the Sugar Bowl car park climbed Braeriach over Stob na Laurige. I was convinced by a teacher I met part way that I should do the other Munros. So I went on to Carn na Criche, The Angels Peak, Cairn Toul, Stob Coire an t Saighdeir and The Devils Point. I then went down to Corrour and the long walk North on the Lairig Ghru and back through the Chalamain Gap. The weather was warm and sunny with cloud free skies I got burnt. Wildlife included Snow Bunting, Grey Wagtail, Red Grouse, Ptarmigan a Lizard near Corrour and a Roe Deer near the Wells of Dee. Walk distance about 23 miles in 11 hours 30 minutes. Tiring but great day. The plateaux is very special in the UK hills.isabelle31/05/2017
Solo trip from the Sugarbowl car park. Rather a lot of steep descent and re-ascent ...Invicta1431/05/2017
From Whitewell, cycled south along the Loch Einich track, then took the stalkers path up through Coire Dhondail, then more or less directly to summit of Braeriach. Continued N to Sron na Lairige, returned over Braeriach, S to Carn na Criche, continued S to Tom Dubh, returned through Coire Dhondailkdbennett14/05/2017
Ran as part of 4000ft loopKevthecat13/05/2017
In deep soft snowRuth09/03/2017
With CathyB. Turned back short of summit due to bad conditions. From Ski-centre.masmith28/12/2016