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Name:Derry Cairngorm
Hill number:539
Height:1155m / 3789ft
Parent (Ma):518  Ben Macdui [Beinn Macduibh]
Section:08A: Cairngorms
County/UA:Aberdeenshire (UA)
Catchment:Dee (Aberdeen)
Class:Hump, Simm, Munro, Submarilyn, Murdo
Grid ref:NO 01735 98023
Summit feature:northern of two cairns
Col:1014m  NO012989  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 36 43
(1:25k) OL57S 403S
Observations:cairns are about 50m apart
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 444 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Up from Little Cairngorm. Solo.Dangerous Dave19/09/2017
Beinn Mheadhoin & Derry Cairngorm from Linn of Dee,cycling into Derry Lodge. On own.MorecambeMonkey17/05/2017
Pat, GeraldineChris Blake14/05/2017
Climbed with WC, 3rd and final of the day, ~10.5 hours.AC-OFWC07/05/2017
Linn of Dee to Derry Cairngorm via Derry Lodge, on to the two Munro tops, then over to Beinn Mheadoin and its two Munro tops, return from Loch Etchachan along Glen Derrykdbennett23/10/2016
Lovely day out in perfect conditions with Ewan Clark and Ella. Cycled almost to Hutchison Hut from Linn of Dee carpark. Onto Beinn Mheadhoin then Derry Cairngorm, then its shoulder to bikes then cycled back out. 31k; 1300m; 8 hoursalexmaclennan06/09/2016
Weather fair.MountainMac24/08/2016
Start and finish in Lin of Dee. Loop Carn a'Mhaim, Ben MacDui, Cairn Gorm, Beinn Mheadhoin & Derry Cairngorm.gandrew21/05/2016
Ascent from glen luibeg after approach to macdui prevented by burn in spateRon Rees Davies10/05/2016
Cycled from Linn of Dee to the new Derry Lodge footbridge, ascent via Carn Crom and back down via the good path that was sadly not shown on our 1:50k OS map...jonbowyer03/10/2015
On return route from Macdhui back to Derry lodgeRoblex19/08/2015
climbed with Macdui & Carn a'Mhaim - longish day in good weather. With MikeFCMark19/08/2015
Dad and Davidamelialloyd24/05/2015
with Dale and Rachaelrambler_gary17/05/2015
6 Munros East of Lairig Ghru. Day 55 of 59 for all Munros. 32km, +/-2900m, 11 hours 30.PGCE15/05/2015
Started at Corrour Bothy. Carn a'Mhaim - Derry Cairngorm - Ben Macdui - Cairn Gorm.tomd411/10/2014
Return from Ben MacduiOwain G24/08/2014
Quite a long walk from the last Munro. Calm and clear. Now back to the bike at Derry Lodge.Play2End12/06/2014
Ascent from Linn of Dee of Carn a'Mhaim, Ben Macdui, and Derry Cairngorm in one 37Km hike. Beautiful sunny day. Snow on summits and some slopes.VirtualMountain18/04/2014
Up from ski centre car park, down to Loch Avon (inlet was not easy to cross without getting wet), Derry Cairngorm, Creagan a' Choire Etchachan, Beinn Mheadhoin (yes, you can scramble up to the top), a steep climb down to Loch Avon, no way across the outlet without getting wet, one more climb back to cairm Gorm and down the Windy Ridge. 10 hours.tsharp13/06/2013
281st - Solo - Dry, cool day with good visibility. From Cairngorm YH followed path through forest, along Strath Nethy, Loch Avon, Beinn Mheadhoin, Derry Cairngorm. Return over Ben Macdui to ski centre and through forest to YH. Approx 11hr day.RGibbs01/06/2013
Number 238. With Richard, mountain bikes to lodge. Straightforward easy walk, snow showers on hill. Cleared occasionally for some good views.Al-get-there15/10/2012
Very windy, but cloud about 1500m so super views, straight up from Derry Lodgegeoffreybbb30/09/2012
From Derry Lodge. Nice walk except the snow blizzard part.Jhimmy11/09/2012
after carn a'mhaim with elspeth and davemn2307/09/2012
2nd munro of day. Climbed with Maggie and Elspeth. Views remained superb but cloud built up over day.No rain. Cycled back from Derry Lodge to Linn of Dee.dave neilson07/09/2012
On two day backpack with Gwilym from Linn of Dee.alistairpooler25/08/2012
Adding old logsAngelaf20/08/2012
Roy & ScoobyJimA21/07/2012
long day from Derry lodgeeddy15/06/2012
Estimated date - with James and DylanAimless Rambler25/05/2012
Solo tripInvicta1425/03/2012
Worst of the Macdui 4. Very stony and a long drag out.akmilne14/08/2011
with Markgrimjimm03/07/2011
Left Ben Macdui to be overtaken by bikers coming down. Easy enough going and dropped packs at belach before stony ascent of DC, 3 of 4. 6hrs from start. Started to cloud over, but still warm!bowzi03/07/2011
Climbed while doing DMC mad wind surfing challenge. Poor visibility on top due to mist / cloud but otherwise an excellent day.amcculloch25/06/2011
round of carn a mhain, derry cairngorm, beinn a chaorainn, and beinn bhreac,cycled to 2 km past derry lodge.robertphillips20/05/2011
Climbed with EKMC on a very windy day but sunny day. Quite straightforward. Returned with Janet and Liz while the rest went on to get Ben Macduimunromurph01/05/2011
First day in the Cairngorms - Carn a Mhaim, Ben Macdui and Derry Cairngorm.Flipperfeet30/04/2011
Done as part of the first circular of three in the Cairngorms.simocity30/04/2011
First day in the Cairngorms - Carn a Mhaim, Ben Macdui and Derry Cairngorm.jim_aramis30/04/2011
Climbed on way back to Linn of Dee from Ben Macdui. Nearly 11 hrs by the time I had walked back. Good path down to Derry Lodge.chriswatson26/09/2010
Long day's solo cycle & walk in fair weather, from Linn of Deebarnz4802/08/2009
Second visit this year, this time on the way back from Beinn Mheadhoin. Boulders much easier to ascend than descend. Cloud which had been coming and going had cleared on reaching summit.Windy Corner14/09/2008
Second ascent 30/09/2010NormanW20/06/2008
From the Linn of Dee, the first of three Munros on the day. Early cloud had dispersed.Windy Corner25/05/2008
Munro 243 2007 compleationancient brit05/09/2007
With Rod, Andrew and Stephen from Linn of Dee. I was actually 'fittest' on a mixed day. SS29/07/2007