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Name:Creag Liath
Hill number:6056
Height:861m / 2825ft
Parent (Ma):457  Lochnagar - Cac Carn Beag
RHB Section:07A: Braemar to Montrose
County/UA:Aberdeenshire (UA)
Catchment:Dee (Aberdeen)
Class:Subsimm
(sSim)
Grid ref:NO244881 (est)
Drop:24m
Col:837m  NO244878  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 44
(1:25k) OL53N OL58S 388N 404S

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 7 users)ByDate of Ascent
Solo. From the car park at Spittal of Glenmuick. After ascending Little Pap, Cuidhe Cròm, Cac Càrn Mòr, Cac Càrn Beag and Meall Coire na Saobhaidhe. Went to Creag Liath. Summit has a few stones on a rock. Returned ESE, going to the north of Meikle Pap, to join usual ascent route of Lochnagar and so back to the start. Much light rain on the latter part of the walk.pwbellarby02/08/2016
long walk in from Balmoral by Gelder Shiel then a straight grunt up the east slopes to a stony plateau with great views into the Corrietorkm29/05/2016
Cloudy, strong cold wind, good views.iangalbraith21/09/2003
chalky195325/06/2019
alda18/10/2015
Mudskipper16/06/2013
Ibex02/06/2013