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Name:Creag a' Chaorainn
Hill number:870
Height:998m / 3274ft
Parent (Ma):863  Sgurr nan Conbhairean
Parent (SMC):863  Sgurr nan Conbhairean
RHB Section:11B: Glen Affric to Glen Moriston
County/UA:Highland (UA)
Catchment:Ness
Class:Simm, Munro Top, Murdo
(Tu,Sim,MT,Mur)
Grid ref:NH 13708 13157
Summit feature:no feature: ground 7m W of cairn
Drop:37m
Col:961m  NH130133  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 34
(1:25k) 414N 414S
Survey:Abney level
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Route: A87 layby at 144102 Carn Ghluasaid Creag a Chaorainn Sgurr nan Conbhairean Sail Caorainn Sgurr nan Conbhairean Drochaid an Tuill Easaich Meall Breac Old Military Road A87 parking. Stats: 6hrs35, 18.5km, 1,417m ascent. Weather: claggy. Notes: very rapid ascent first Munro reached in 1hr45 & second Munro in 2hrs50.millionmts08/09/2019
Circuit of Carn Ghluasaid, Creag a'Chaorainn, Sgurr nan Convhairean, Sail Chaorain, Drochaid an Tuill EasaichGeoff Briggs30/05/2019
With Keithchristine9929/08/2018
With ChristineKeith9927/08/2018
Climbed solo. Exceptionally fine, warm, weather and dry underfoot. From Lundie (Loch Cluanie) to Old Military Road to stalkers path (excellent) all the way up Carn Ghluasaid. To Craig a Chaorainn, to Sgurr nan Conbhairean, to Sail Chaorainn. Return to Sgurr nan Conbhairean (skirted summit at 1050m contour). SW ridge to Drochaid an Tuill Easaich. S ridge to Meall Breac. Descend steep east slopes to Allt Coire nan Clach. Return to Lundie via stalkers path and old military road. Fine walk with extensive views of Kintail, Knoydart, Affric and south to Ben Nevis on a clear day. Fairly easy too in good conditions. Grassy/stony ridges with dramatic corries to the north and east (hidden from road).jamessteel10025/07/2018
From Lundie car park, via tracks straight up Carn Ghluasaid, then along ridges to Creag a' Chaorainn and Sgurr nan Conbhairean, then out to Sail Chaorainn, back by contouring round Sgurr nan Conbhairean to Droachaid an Tuill Easaich, descent via Meall Breac, then E to Allt Coire Lair, return to Lundie by track and military roadkdbennett01/07/2018
Re-visit. Swelteringly hot day.dal28/06/2018
Walked over from Carn Ghluasaid in clag.187lenny17/06/2018
round of carn ghluasaid, creag a chaorainn, squrr nan conbhairean, sail chaorainn, carn na coire mheadhoin, tigh mor na seilge, drochaid an tuill easaich, A, chioch, from A87.robertphillips27/05/2017
Wet and wild.Moorponder15/10/2016
On the way to Sgurr nan Conbhaireantomd407/09/2016
easy to bag on a route that takes in 3 munros. a simple over the top to bagAristotle Chip21/08/2016
Solo slog on the way to the second Munro. Clearing mist.Play2End20/04/2016
On New Year trip to Shiel Lodge at Shiel Bridge with CUHWC friends. With MJ and JA on a windy day - lots of spindrift!AGWilliamson01/01/2016
On New Year trip to Shiel Lodge at Shiel Bridge with CUHWC friends. Carn G, Sgurr nan C, Sail C and some tops with AW and JA on a windy day - lots of spindrift!Mark Jackson01/01/2016
On route from Carn Ghluasaid to Sgurr nan Conbhairean. Less of a top, more of a blip on the map.Roblex18/06/2014
A round of Carn Ghluasaid, Sgurr nan Conbhairean - Creag a'Chaorainn, Sgurr nan Conbhairean, Sail Chaorainn, CT and Sgurr nan Conbhairean - Drochaid an Tuill Easaich.rhalstead06/07/2013
MMC Ratagan weekend. Carn Glusaid with Eunice Coop and John Berry. They turned back to go home. I carried on to do all 3 munros. Mist and a little snow. 7 hour round.alexmaclennan12/05/2013
Solo afternoon walk in unexpectedly wet & windy conditionsbarnz4827/07/2012
Second half of horseshoe from Cluaniedickscroop07/06/2012
2 of 9: From Carn Ghluasaid.ChrisR20/06/2011
self (Sgurr nan Conbhairean)davidsbatty22/04/2011
JimT12/02/2011
ghaley12/07/2010
KeithByTheC29/05/2010
EUHWC burns trip 2010Bronagh23/01/2010
With Gavin Rees.Dangerous Dave01/08/2009
SMMC Morvich meet.clashcityrocker09/04/2008
With Will, Alan, Chris & Craig. And a broken foot. On way to Kishorn.Grinner02/01/2008
With Stephen from usual car park, going past mobile phone mast (things change) then up stalkers path. The route back skirted all the tops done on the way out. SS26/08/2007
Steve SMountain Goat19/06/2007
On attempt of all Munros and tops in 2007ancient brit26/05/2007
Completed Carn Ghluasaid, Sgurr nan Conbhairean, Sail Chaorainn, A'Chralaig, Mullach Fraoch-choire + 6 tops, 33km, 3460m, in 12.0hrJamesSDonald13/04/2007
CK Also 18/5/15 CK SheilaS14/04/2006
From Carn Ghluasaid to Squrr nan Conbhairean with Robert MacDonald who was on his seventh Munro round!!batrigg29/06/2005
first ascent, solo, clear and fine weather. caught bus from drum and climbed this group of munros & tops before the return bus.rum doodle 27/10/2004
Solo tripInvicta1431/05/2004
See Carn Ghluasaid dbb23/04/2004
2 of 5: From Carn Ghluasaid.ChrisR20/04/2004
George, KiraJimA16/05/2003
Carn Ghluasaid, Sgurr nan Conbhairean, Sail Chaorainn and 4 Tops.PGCE20/09/2002
Up from road in quick sortie to bag Ghlusaid and near top - mistynordicstar02/08/2002
Glasgow and Lancaster weekend. Ascent with Jon Moss, Iain and Doug robertson. Iain got hypothermia. Jon and I got v drunk in Clunie Inn that night.alexmaclennan06/04/2002
Followed the faint track leading NW for Carn Ghluasaid. yorkie19/06/2001
Date unknown paulsross01/01/2000
MM, RA Uisdean2529/12/1999
A walk over 3 Munros from Lundie- the usual route made tough by strong SW winds, snow showers. Even the burn crossing at the start took a while. The tops were all clear, though, and the atmosphere on these relatively easy Munros was tremendous. With brother, Pete.pwheeler22/05/1999
Galltywenallt04/05/1999
Hot, sunny and good views.iangalbraith20/07/1997
Cross-country trip from Lundie to Tomich over three Munros and a Corbett.dal27/05/1996