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Name:Creag Ruadh
Hill number:681
Height:622m / 2041ft
Section:09C: Loch Lochy to Loch Laggan
County/UA:Highland (UA)
Catchment:Doubles, Lochy, Spey
Watershed:Cardiff to Cape Wrath, Dover to Cape Wrath, Lowestoft to Duncansby Head, Land's End to John o'Groats, Ardnamurchan Point to Lowestoft, The Lizard to Dunnet Head
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Graham
(Ma,Hu,Tu,Sim,G)
Grid ref:NN 55808 91385
Summit feature:trig point
Drop:309m
Col:313m  NN531908  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 35
(1:25k) OL55 401
Observations:three alternative summits at NN 55798 91384; NN 55815 91412; NN 55875 91428
Survey:Abney level
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 157 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Bagging the trig. Parked below the marked fort near to the Spey Dam. Followed informal mountain bike tracks up to the fort. Great view. From there followed a marked path south west up on to the summit of Black Wood Hill. From here the going was much rougher and included crossing a deer fence. The Vanessa is a little way off the summit. The views were astounding. The descent was by the obvious ridge to the north to Sherrabeg and then back along the road.BigJ30/08/2017
After doing the TUMP this was very tedious but a very quick descent back to the car.Play2End30/06/2017
With Peterb from Sherrabeg. Followed a squelchy path up through young woodland which goes through two deer fences lower down which have gates that open. The last deer fence near the top required climbing as there is no gate. Easy ascent on short grassy, heathery slopes to the summit trig point. Retraced route to return.bowlesy21/05/2017
A quick up and down from Sherrabeg with Chris. Followed the stream up and through a couple of deer gates. Nearly trod on a meadow pipit that was sitting on four eggs.Peterb21/05/2017
With M, day off from cycling Corbetts. Windy. Easy way up, rough descent for round trip.douglas_easton29/04/2017
Group of ten NUFWAS bods.Grinner01/01/2017
With RRMC a beautiful day weather wise Started from Wolftrax following a forest track up to a Pictish hill fort Followed a footpath to the 565 top. Left the path to pick a route through easy forest to a deer fence. Onto open hillside and the 622 trig point. Descended to the Spey dam reservoir and out to Laggan villagemunromurph02/04/2016
Out & back from Sherrabeg. With Nathan.MorecambeMonkey11/03/2016
Up and down the NE ridge from Sherrabegdavidpettit8402/01/2016
Walked up from our holiday cottage Ravenswood which was located just above the old village hall and phone box at Kinlocklaggan. (Parking possible 547898). Walked through woods to pylon service track and followed this east to a gate and the open hill side. Fine Views.mindlessflogger20/12/2015
selfdavidsbatty22/03/2015
On KMRT meet at Tipsy Laird hostel, Kingussie. From C/P to southngthack06/03/2015
With Jenx, Martin and Brian from Feagour. Through the black wood on a deep snowy but easy to follow path. Took in the Black Craig, then to Creag Ruadh East top and then main Graham summit. Direct from col back to raod and along to car park start.nordicstar20/01/2015
Via Black Craig and the east top. A repeat visit with birthday boy Nordicstar and Jenx. Direct down to road slipping and sliding in the snow. Lovely.Martin R20/01/2015
From Sherrabeg, keep close to stream to start with vague path to avoid problems (hidden holes) of new planting. Initially missed top due to cloud but from above loch followed fence to trig point. A quick morning run up before heading home.dickscroop18/09/2014
From Sherrabeg (NN 56845 92933) following the route in Dempster's book. This involves scaling three deer fences to reach the summit. Watch out for hidden holes in plantings on NNW flank of hill. Descended via Loch na Lairige to the track in Glen Shira, and so back to Sherrabeg - a much better route, with no deer fences to climb.marktrengove14/08/2014
Solo run, from Sherrabeg. No problem with the trees (yet) from this side and a sketchy path to follow most of the way.amswanston16/04/2014
with renee followed tracks up from aberarder lodge.robertphillips24/11/2013
Revisit for trig. Other summit candidates mentioned are clearly lower - throw away that Abney ;-) From NE, then E along ridge to hill fort, then SW from saddle to regain open ground. However the N slopes have been recently planted so this route may be less feasible in future. RHW07/07/2013
MC JC O.Martin6612/09/2012
Up NE ridge from Sherrabeg, return via Black Wood. Several areas were enclosed by high fences to defend ever thickening regenerate vegetation. Starting from Inverpattack would probably have been better.Topographer5705/08/2011
From Sheerabeg, like everyone else.Martin R18/02/2011
solo - on way back from Mannys Corbet rundonmeister02/07/2009
On the TGO ChallengeBLACKHILL13/05/2004
Solo Uisdean2509/04/2004
Solo tripInvicta1427/06/2003
Morning walk ascending from Sherrabeg.JohnW05/05/2003
Galltywenallt26/11/2001
From Shernabeg on sheep grass to deer pastures. Forest fence to gate and longer grass to corner and 1/2 mile to heathery ridge to column at 13.10.arranc08/07/2000
Date is first visit. Notes from later... simple steep grass ascent, start adj cottage. A86 E of Inverpattack Lodge RHW04/04/1999
Out and back from Glenshero track.Eddie13/02/1999
SMMC meet Newtonmore, with Charlie Prowse, Nic Bullivant, Mark Townsend ansd Gary Luke.clashcityrocker20/02/1997
ARM30/09/2017
Nozzer20/08/2017
russell6103/07/2017
hill walker28/05/2017
scoob12/03/2017
Fi12/03/2017
alda28/02/2017
weaselmaster25/02/2017
Sick Kid25/02/2017
borderline15/01/2017
GavinTheobald 222/09/2016
Robert Paterson22/09/2016
LesH22/09/2016
walk livi03/09/2016
PaulineD03/09/2016
Barry Smith12/02/2016
marsdavs21/01/2016
duchally06/01/2016