Add marker to map:              help
Marker Notes X

To add your own marker to the map, click on the appropriate symbol below the map, then click again at the location required on the map (using the crosshairs).

Logged-in registered users only...
When you add a marker, a pop-up box should then appear on the map - fill in the elevation (if known) and a brief description of your marker, then click [save].

To view previously saved markers which fall within the bounds of the map, click the show link (you may need to repeat this if you zoom or pan away from the current position on the map).

Loading...
Name:Creag Liath
Hill number:645
Height:743m / 2438ft
RHB Section:09B: Glen Albyn and the Monadh Liath
County/UA:Highland (UA)
Catchment:Spey
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Graham
(Ma,Hu,Tu,Sim,G)
Grid ref:NH 66375 00764
Summit feature:outcrop 15m N of cairn
Drop:188m
Col:555m  NH655013  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 35
(1:25k) OL56 402
Survey:Abney level
Change log:show changes for this hill entry
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

Show Map
(Please be considerate with your usage of the OS map pages, as there are daily limits)

View on: Geograph  OS Maps  Streetmap  NLS

Full screen map - includes OS 1:25k scale mapping (Bing Maps)
Switch to Google Maps view

Resize map: portrait / landscape / reset

Map Help, This page uses the Ordnance Survey OpenSpace API
which does not include Explorer (1:25000 scale) mapping.

Show/hide GPS File for mountains/markers shown

Show/hide GPX File for mountains shown

Photos
No summit photo available
Hill summit
No portrait photo available
Hill portrait

To contribute a summit or portrait photo for a hill
please contact the hillsummits website

N.B. Some hill summits are on private property or on land where there is no public right of way.  Permission should be sought from the landowner where access to a hill summit is through private land(*).
*For information about access rights in Scotland see the ScotWays website.
Please report via the contact page any logs you see below which describe or encourage acts of trespass, and mention the hill number and hill name.

Logged Descriptions  (logged by 193 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
TGO Challenge 2018twg2717/05/2018
TGOC 2018 dropping packs at GlenBalloch and ascending the well made track. Great views.alexmaclennan16/05/2018
During a GHC weekend. Wild weather, just about managed the top with out been blown off.Play2End23/03/2018
Parked at the end of the public road at 692997. From the west end of Glenballoch after the deer fence we headed directly NW to the ridge at 662001. An easy walk to the summit in deepening snow with CM. The descent was similar but we followed the bottom end of the conifer plantation north of the farm and then crossed the river easily which was quite low. Under 5 hours in difficult conditions.bolton12/02/2018
From P N of Newtonmore. Up between the 2 plantations. Heavy going through snow on ground. With PM, soon to be SN2!CJM12/02/2018
Nice hill, easy walk up track, a bit muddy around the bridge and up to the hill but easy once on the ridge. Good views.nicolajane04/12/2017
A lovely walk up Glen Banchor, then straight up the hill to the left of the plantation on good deer tracks, and surprisingly dry and easy going. Such a nice walk that I went down the other side too, to max out on the views.Gill27/10/2017
started at the main car park and followed the river up to glenbanchor .took the main path all the way up to grid NH 659/019 from here the main path stops and and its on to a boggy arv track which soon fades away to a straggly deer path if your lucky to find it ..just after the grouse butts marked on the 1/25k map (nh657/008) you start to climb not to steep and over dwarf heather pleasant enough going up to a small cairn on the hill top ..very windy gusty day but that just adds to the fun of the day ..coming down i headed for marked 642 on the map then heather hopped all the way down to the fence where i found a path to take me to the corner of the wood creagan na h-eighich where i joined the main track back to the car all in 4hrs with 20min spent hidden behind a boulder on the top for lunch :)mikebeattie03/10/2017
Creag Laith (NH 663007} S/F NN 692996. Cold fresh day, light winds and good visibility. Decided to take short cut on descent, no problems crossing riverJohn Young01/10/2017
KeithByTheC30/07/2017
Started at C/park at end of road,set off to Genbollock turned N up the track to 663016 climbed up to ridge then the summit return down the S side to G/B and back to C/PNozzer17/04/2017
Really nice walk from car pk at end of Glen Banchor road. A direct approach from Glenballoch house to just above pt. 642m. was just fine, and quite easy underfoot (well deer-nibbled). The traverse of the mountain's S and NW ridges on wind clipped heath was very pleasant and we could appreciate the rather flowery comments- in a SMC guide!- likening the summit to a emperor's seat as the Monadh Liath appears as an impressive amphitheatre of mountains from here. Straightfoward descent using paths via Gleann Fiannrigh. With Pete, in fine weather. Less snow than you'd expect on 30 May.pwheeler30/03/2017
With Jon and Clare.Grinner31/12/2016
Climbed after Carn Dearg,its South East Top and Carn MacoulPeterb02/11/2016
Wandered up with Alex Jenkins. Nice stroll.assynt_bob01/08/2016
From road end, good parkingjimbloomer28/04/2016
On a fairly calm day from Newtonmore via Allt Fionndrigh, with Sue O, Sue B, Cary, Graham B, John B. Slow due to fresh snow.Phreerunner31/01/2016
Return from Kilda trip w Jenx, Aviemore overnight then this hill from Newtonmore, the usual car park. Easy ascent in reasonable weather.nordicstar23/09/2015
Weather fair.MountainMac13/03/2015
selfdavidsbatty11/02/2015
See Creag a Leth-choin - the last of the rounddickscroop16/09/2014
2 graham round creag liath, creag dhubh, from glenballoch carpark.robertphillips23/11/2013
With M. Easy day, chased by stalker.douglas_easton14/10/2013
and 06/11/2013chrispine29/01/2013
Solo, with Creag Dhubh.amswanston08/12/2012
With JdF, from car park at roadhead in Glen Banchor, via track up Fionndrigh glen. Onwards to Munro Carn Dearg.marktrengove06/05/2012
Debs Goska RosieMountain Goat24/04/2011
Left "The Highlander Hotel"signyred17/02/2010
MC JC. uring a weekend spent at the SMC Ladies hut at Kincraig. Foot of snow on following day.Martin6605/12/2008
Solo Uisdean2502/04/2005
Straightforward ascent from the road end in Glen Banchor. Headed for Creag Dubh.JohnW21/05/2004
AloneSpudGunn07/02/2004
Solo trip; with Carn DeargInvicta1428/06/2003
Parked at road end in Glen Banchor. To Glenballoch House, through forest fences and out by the river. 1 mile trudge over heather to cross final fence onto hill. Steady plod over grass, water courses and heather to ridge. Bore to right for 350' to cairn and then 1/2 m broad mossy prow to top at 15.05.arranc24/06/2003
Bonus marilyn -solo -heading for two previously missed Munro tops, then onto Glenmore Lodge for IML training courseChris Pearson29/05/2002
Alistair Joyce Fraser Bruntondonmeister31/12/2000
pleasant rocky hill, separated from monadhliath massif; decent plants. shepherds bridge @ roadhead to E: 2 hills a/clock RHW21/06/1998
Monadhliath round, Creag Liath to A'Chailleach, from Shepherd's Bridge.Eddie19/07/1993
alda11/06/2018
rdhumble26/05/2018
willyross01/09/2017
lindaross01/09/2017
alanm24/08/2017
patrick18/07/2017
Fellhugger22/03/2017
Ralph13/03/2017
Am Bodach11/03/2017
Fi07/01/2017
scoob07/01/2017
bertbarnett12318/12/2016