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Name:Carn an Fhreiceadain
Hill number:633
Height:878m / 2881ft
RHB Section:09B: Glen Albyn and the Monadh Liath
County/UA:Highland (UA)
Catchment:Spey
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Corbett
(Ma,Hu,Tu,Sim,C)
Grid ref:NH 72563 07124
Summit feature:trig point in shelter
Drop:172m
Col:706m  NH717070  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 35
(1:25k) OL56 402
Observations:trig point is positioned in middle of very flat area; rock forming part of shelter to NE appears to be of similar height
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 278 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Circuit, the road having now been extended to complete the circuit makes this easy, if hard on the feet. Breezy day cold on top, warm back in the woods. With Ikuko.GWR Chris18/05/2018
From Kingussie.BLACKHILL01/05/2018
From Kingussie. Up the gravel highway to the top and back down the slightly more steeper other side. 3hours 57mins.Jhimmy23/04/2018
WBMC Cairngorm meet. With DH and PSJohn Lee21/03/2018
MMC Aviemore Day 3. Nick H and I from the Golf Club carpark. Bright sunny fresh day. Excellent snow for snowshoing following a track onto Beinn Bhreac, Carn an Fhreiceadain and back to car. 18k. 5 hoursalexmaclennan05/03/2018
Good vehisle track across from Beinn Bhreac. With Steves Smith & Lewis.jonglew02/02/2018
KeithByTheC27/07/2017
The circuit from the Golf course. What an incredibly easy walk! But the track is soooo ugly. What a weird thing to do to a lovely mountain.Gill29/12/2016
With Elizyanne. Anti-clockwise circuit of Carn an Fhreiceadain from Kingussie Golf club carpark. Beautiful autumnal day.GmacT30/10/2016
ghaley11/09/2016
Some well signed path alterations on route out of Kingussie. Broad hill track all way up, down and over subsidiary.trimarc222/06/2016
An anti-clockwise circuit of Carn an Fhreiceadain from Kingussie. With Nathan.MorecambeMonkey10/03/2016
With EYW Alisdair, Rachel, Ellie, winter dayDanmawr05/03/2016
CK, Daniel, RachelSheilaS31/12/2015
Wintery day with lots of white hares, grouse and ptarmigan. Misty on top.BigJ05/02/2015
Carried on to Creag Bheagduchally03/12/2014
Second top after Beinn Bhreac on a long day including 1 Corbett, 6 Corbett tps and two Graham tops going out as far as Carn Icean Duibh from Kingussie Golf Club. On return leg stepped knee deep into a bog with both legs - some difficulty pulling myself out - at bealach before Carn Sgulain. Bridge down near lodge at start, had to exit though lodge grounds and their bridge.dickscroop08/10/2014
Revisited for a trig log. From Balavil, after Creag Bhalg, skirting Bhreac which I did next.RHW02/05/2014
NUFWAS at Badenoch. With Jon, Housechild & Vicky.Grinner30/12/2013
with simon and Carmen, hard work deep snow on lower slopesvegibagger28/12/2013
with renee from pitmain lodge lots of white hares running about in deep snow.robertphillips08/02/2013
From Kingussie, via track over Beinn Bhreac, in low cloud.davidpettit8402/01/2013
8th Solo. From Newtonmore, headed up track alongside Allt na Beinne, cut across ground in NW direction to join track up to summit of Carn an Fhreiceadain. Returned passed Loch Gynack. Original plan was the Munro Geal Carn, but missed the school bus to Laggan. Light rain, but cloudy below the Corbett.RGibbs13/11/2012
On the Friday before the reunion dinner. Cold winds and several inches of snow on top but a great day on my own.Meagaidh01/11/2012
Very easy walk from Kingussie on hill roads which could be followed all the way. Up via Allt Mor, back via Beinn Bhreac (843 m). Enjoyable. Sunny day, good viewspwheeler25/06/2012
Solo. From Ardvonne car park, Kingussie. To Pitmain Lodge and up track on SW side of Allt Mòr. Found a track, not marked on my OS 1:50,000 map, that goes to summit of Carn an Fhreiceadain and beyond. From Carn an Fhreiceadain continued NE to minor top with a cairn and then SE to reach summit of Beinn Bhreac. Track came to an end. Came across a stone man and continued to point 701m. There is a rough track coming in from right. Highest point is knoll east of track. Continued to Cairn Dulnan.pwbellarby04/06/2012
Second round ascent.pwbellarby 2nd04/06/2012
solo, shorts and t shirt, between trains, superb views. up track to R, down by other trackniallp26/05/2012
Parked in Kingussie & followed the easterly track up the hillside with Shaky. Over Beinn Bhreac first & then round to the summit which is a belter of a viewpoint. If you can ignore the tracks that have been bulldozed all over every hill & glen in sight, that is. I realise that it makes the estate activities easier but really... Encountered a shooting party comes up the westerly track on our way down who gave us a cheery wave. Never seen quite so much deer poo on a hill as this one.NotReallyABagger12/10/2011
On landrover tracks from golf course north of Kingussie. Returned via Creag Bheag.Topographer5724/09/2011
selfdavidsbatty02/09/2011
Debs GoskaMountain Goat27/04/2011
with MichelleJamesSDonald01/11/2010
Couldn't reach our initial Munro target in Feshybridge by car as roads too icysignyred18/02/2010
With Ian.Dangerous Dave17/01/2010
In deep snow from Kingussie Golf club, park just below it and cross bridge other side of pavillion - right of way. Follow opn up track in drifted snow, windblown slopes on top.nordicstar27/12/2009
Easy plod up the land rover track beyond the golf course. Track has now been extended taking you right to the top.gman17/09/2007
first ascent, 3 in party, clear day, climbed from wild camp by dalbeg, goc 2007, on way to feshie bridge.rum doodle 17/05/2007
Climbed from Kingussie on Land Rover Tracks.rhalstead11/05/2007
and 28/06/2009chrispine21/01/2006
Carn an Fhreiceadain (NH 726071) S/F Golf Club, NH 755016 Long day with showers, low cloud on higher ground requiring careful navigation both on ascent and descent.John Young01/12/2005
Alone. Via MTBSpudGunn17/04/2004
should have used the bike for this; descent would have been a dream.IanHHill07/05/2003
MC JC. Climbed on a windy day with sunny spells. Track all the way to the summit. Interesting 'finger' cairn.Martin6605/05/2003
From near Kingussie, starting off by dipping boots in disinfectant (Foot and Mouth problems). Not an exciting hill but views superb.Aye Jimmy07/05/2001
Manny Gorman and young orienteers (Ewan & Donald)donmeister04/01/2001
Round of beinn Bhreac, Carn an Fhreiceadain, Creag Dubh, Creag Mor and Creag Bheag from Kingussie.Eddie13/02/1999
Staying in Kingussiedouglas_easton15/04/1998
Solo Uisdean2529/12/1997
from B Bhreac. 10 ptarmigan in partial winter plumage took off, some still with heather shoots in mouths! Down a little and up to top. 12.45. No view.arranc27/06/1997