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Name:Creag Mhor
Hill number:594
Height:895m / 2936ft
RHB Section:08B: Cairngorms
County/UA:Moray (UA)
Catchment:Spey
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Corbett, Yeaman
(Ma,Hu,Tu,Sim,C,Y)
Grid ref:NJ 05747 04773
Summit feature:rock tor
Drop:167m
Col:728m  NJ047049  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 36
(1:25k) OL57S OL58S 403S 404S
Observations:rock 380m SW at NJ 05444 04543 is 10m lower
Survey:Abney level
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 270 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
WBMC Cairngorms meet. With DH and DB. Full winter condition. Long walk from Glenmore Lodge.John Lee12/03/2019
From Glenmore Lodge.CJM26/02/2019
From Glenmore skirting east side of Bynack More. Good paths, great conditions and clear weather. 16.6 miles return and 7 hours 35 minutes. Partly with CM as he went up Bynack Beg.bolton25/02/2019
During a windy week in Tomintoul. Started from road next to the Reindeer Centre, along to Glenmore Lodge & followed tracks round to the site of Bynack Stable. Continued up broad ridge where Smithy headed up Bynack More & then over the undulations to a point about 300m short of Lochan a Bhainne. Headed straight up to great view from interesting summit block. Returned the same way pausing at Bynack Stable to dunk my feet in the river. Suitably numbed/refreshed, continued taking the blue waymarked higher alternative path back to the start. All sorts of funghi spotted, some at quite high elevations.NotReallyABagger10/09/2018
From Glenmore lodge, cycled to river Nethy then paths most of the way to summit. Further than Bynack More and, there and back, more ascent.Topographer5724/07/2018
KeithByTheC05/06/2018
With SR from Loch Morlich, cycle to Bynack stable and long walk to summit on very hot day. Return same.Frank26/05/2018
With Colin from Lagganliaiansm11/11/2017
Long circuit from Glenmore via Fords of Avon, The Saddle and Strath Nethyrjf3505/08/2017
A long walk from Glenmore. Conditions fine and clear.Windy Corner08/07/2017
Weather fair.MountainMac08/07/2017
From Cairngorm Lodge YHA. All thoughts of cycling to Bynack Stable (no stable) were abolished by the rain. I keep forgetting that the paths have been repaired, so its an easy walk, albeit with a lot of up and down. Almost got a view from the top.Gill07/05/2017
With: hb; Past Glenmore Lodge & An Lochan Uaine to Ryvoan. S to bridge over Nethy to Lairig an Laoigh path then N ridge to Bynack More. Dropped SE through snow to Lochan na Bhainne then up Creag Mhor to summit tor. Camped by Fords of Avon Refuge.Ian Baines29/04/2017
With: ib; Past Glenmore Lodge to An Lochan Uaine to Ryvoan. S to bridge over Nethy to Lairig an Laoigh path then N ridge to Bynack More. Dropped SE through snow to Lochan na Bhainne then up Creag Mhor to summit tor. Camped by Fords of Avon Refuge. Helen Baines29/04/2017
With Mora. From the ski centre car park. Over the shoulder of cairngorm - the saddle -Loch Avon - fords of Avon refuge - summit. Returned same way.BLACKHILL22/04/2017
From Glenmore, good paths most of the way, a little drizzle/light rain and cloud dropped over summit by the time reached the top.RobertP04/11/2015
Biked in to Bynack Bridge then a long day to take inb this plus Monadh nan Eun and carn Bheadhair. Good going on way out, a lot of tussocky heather and grass on return half was hard goingdickscroop10/10/2014
20th Solo. From Glenmore, following ascent of Bynack More and its top, descended to Fords of Avon, then ascended Creag Mhor by its SW face. Day 1 of an overnight bivi trip (overnight alongside Loch Avon). Dry day with good visibiliity (clouds above summits), some wind.RGibbs30/09/2014
With M. Easy but very long walk from Glenmore. Nice drink afterwards.douglas_easton13/10/2013
Two day bothy trip: Glenmore - Creag Mhor - Fords of Avon - Beinn Mheadhoin - Hutchison Memorial Hut - Ben Macdui - Cairn Gorm - Glenmore.davidpettit8417/07/2013
Solo fell run from the shelter stone.Loz_mck12/07/2013
From Glenmore Lodge, after visiting Bynack More. See my blog post for more details: http://blog.alistairpooler.co.uk/2013/05/bynack-more-and-creag-mhor.htmlalistairpooler16/05/2013
cycled from glenmore to where 3 paths at river nethy meet, then onto summit.robertphillips17/02/2013
Out and back from Glenmore Lodge. Great walk in sunny weather. Set off late so not back to the car till 22.10. Good job the Indian restaurant in Aviemore is open till 11pm.KevPalmer03/07/2012
selfdavidsbatty25/03/2012
With Will. On way into the Shelter Stone. The feck up with the gas.Grinner11/06/2011
Did after Bynack Moreduchally10/04/2011
See Bynack Moregercal5304/08/2010
MC JC. On run up to final Corbett. Weather forecast was thunderstorms for the afternoon over the Cairngorms. Left home at 4am and Glenmore Lodge at dawn. Good path. Hills clear and ground hard underfoot.Sharp shower in Lairig an Laoigh, otherwise very muggy and not a breath of wind. Flatish tor on top. Return by same route.Martin6623/05/2010
Ascended from Glenmore Lodge. Long walk in on a great day. Unfortunately a virus I had picked up kicked in and made the walk out from Loch Avon to Cairngorm hard work. Fortunately, old snow made the descent straightforwardgman15/05/2010
Self and BonnieInvicta1414/09/2009
Climbed from the Fords of Avon on easy slopes onto a plateau very similar to Beinn Mheadhoin and Ben Avon with the large tor as a great place for a well deserved cup of teatorkm05/07/2009
From Linn of Dee, back pack to Sgor Mhor, on over Carn a Mhaim and Macdui and down to camp by Loch Avon. Next day to Creag Mhor and over Munro/top of a' Chaorainn and to Linn of dee car park.nordicstar24/05/2009
4 of 4: From A' Choinneach.ChrisR19/05/2009
With Ian Soulsby.Dangerous Dave02/03/2008
Creag Mhor S/F NH976098 Windy, cool, heavy showers, cloudbase 2000' am 3000' pm. Overnight stay at bothy (NJ005115) prior to ascent.John Young01/07/2004
Its a long way in....Colinmac200516/08/2003
Galltywenallt24/11/2001
Started at Glenmore Lodge, long walk. Returned over Bynack More and Bynack Beg, last done many years previously.Aye Jimmy27/05/2001
Solo Uisdean2517/10/2000
Via MTB up Glen Avon to bothy then up. With Kenny Summers and tbcSpudGunn10/09/2000
Round from Glenmore to Bynack Beg More, Meall a'Bhuachaille and on to Craiggowrie.Eddie22/09/1995
Ascended from Glenmore Lodge by the Lairig an Laoigh path in perfect summer weather.JohnW09/08/1995
Did it with Bynack MoreIanHHill02/08/1995
Day trip from Stonehaven. Solo. After ascending Meall a' Bhuachaille descended the eastern slopes to reach Ryvoan Bothy. I used path (traces in part) to cross to track leading to Bynack Stable. Continued on Lairig an Laoigh path to where it crosses Glasath. It had become cold with a strong wind blowing from S. It was misty on the tops now, and so it remained for the rest of the day. There was some light rain. I headed up to the summit of Creag Mhòr. The summit is a small tor no cairn. Continued to A' Chòinneach and Bynack More.pwbellarby01/10/1994
Long solo mountain run over the Munros and tops and then back via Fords of Avon and down Glen Derry to Linn of Dee. Carryingan ice axe in pack for snow fields. Some low cloud requiring compass work.Great adventure. w/e from Sheffield with XC ski club.Chris Pearson27/03/1993
from Coinneach.. Over tundra downhill via rocky outcrops increasingly interesting views of Loch Avon and Strath Nethy. To the Saddle and on a diagonal path to the end of Loch Avon for lunch at 13.00. Delightful spot. Followed noisy outflowing stream from the loch to a vast open area with a stone covered refuge in the middle (and shovel). Over stream and up on dry tussock to flat tundra sandy top. 14.40. 15 inch dia holes with cool water in boulders. 2 ptarmigan. Even though it took 5 hours to get here, it must rank as one of the easiest Corbetts to climb with only 500' of ascent. A 9 hour day.arranc24/05/1992
Corbett bagging: Creag Mhor RHW04/05/1992
Route 93 in Cicerone guide to be published in 2012ancient brit19/04/1990
weaselmaster20/10/2019