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Name:Carn Ghluasaid
Hill number:871
Height:957m / 3140ft
Parent (Ma):863  Sgurr nan Conbhairean
RHB Section:11B: Glen Affric to Glen Moriston
County/UA:Highland (UA)
Catchment:Ness
Class:Simm, Munro, Murdo
(Tu,Sim,M,Mur)
Grid ref:NH 14579 12513
Summit feature:cairn
Drop:62m
Col:895m  NH140126  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 34
(1:25k) 414S
Observations:this cairn is 30cm higher than cairn on corrie edge 30m NW at NH 14560 12535
Survey:Abney level
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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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
Climbed with Baz C. Parked car in lay-by at Lundie. Cloud and drizzle on ascent. Decent path to follow.187lenny17/06/2018
With GGWC, recovering from foot op and illness so my first hill for a long time. Glorious hot sunny Highland day with not a cloud in the sky and fantastic views in every direction. Cloud inversion towards Great Glen. Ptarmigan near top. Fantastic day. Makes you feel glad to be alive and blessed to live in this part of the country.Maggie26/05/2018
First Munro of 3 Munros & 4 Munro Top group. Followed path up from A87 west of bridge over Coire nan Clach. Went to SE cairn first and cairn to NW on edge of corrie looked higher, also large fixed rock between cairns looked to be a candidate. From NW cairn SE cairn looked lower. Visited all three so bagged for sure. On now to Creag a'Chaorainn.SteveSmith30/10/2017
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
1st munro of 3 today. Done with Maggie. Cloud cover meant views restricted but pleasant gentle stalker's path to summit.dave neilson21/05/2017
On way from Gairloch. Good stalkers' path. Cloud cover then rain on summit.mn2321/05/2017
With Penda. From wild camp at Lundie on Loch Cluanie. On to Sgurr nan Conbhairean and Sail Chaorainn. Sunny, windy on tops but warm out of the wind. 11.25 miles, 6.5 hours.beorwulf04/05/2017
Cold, wet and windy.Moorponder15/10/2016
Sgurr nan Conbhairean, Carn Ghluasaid and Sail Chaorainntomd407/09/2016
park on the A87 on the bend and follow the stalkers path on the opposite side of road and this path winds it way up to the summitAristotle Chip21/08/2016
Weather fair.MountainMac17/08/2016
solso walk from Strawberry Cottage, Glen Affric to loch Cluinelithosyork30/05/2016
With Brian R. Two hours from the road. Calm and 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
12 miles all 3Tash19/07/2015
Tashpigerg19/07/2015
Done as a part of a 3 munro day with Hazel and Gordon. Turned into a bit of an epic when wind tripled in strength, visibility vanished and planned descent route turned out a lot tougher than planned thanks to the full winter conditions.jonbowyer03/01/2015
John BeChris Blake18/09/2014
First top on the round. Another warm day. Difficult to justify this has Munro status next to Sgurr nan Conbhairean, but onward...Roblex18/06/2014
An easy and quick ascent on the nice stalkers path.steveroberts14/07/2013
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
First peak of good winter day out - weather okay - cleared later - plenty of snow above 750mwychwood03/11/2012
Solo afternoon walk in unexpectedly wet & windy conditionsbarnz4827/07/2012
The wettest & windiest munro yetLizzieG22/07/2012
Walk up from Cluanie. Rock Ptarmigan near summitButeobuteo10/06/2012
Second half of the horseshoe from Cluaniedickscroop07/06/2012
Solo, 1st of 3. Follow road to transmitter then take excellent path to right to Munro. Very easy going on a moderate day, 1hr55 to summit...just to be sure went to at least 3 cairns! :Dbowzi05/06/2012
Hyperopic23/07/2011
round of 5 carn ghluasaid, squrr nan conbhairean, sail chaorainn, a chralaig, and mullach fraoch choire. cycled back from cluanie inn to car.robertphillips10/06/2011
JimT12/02/2011
Hyperopic08/01/2011
Windy Day but mainly dry. First time up at Glen Shiel.akmilne15/09/2010
done with AKMilneFCMark15/09/2010
Rolls Royce weekend with tom Noble staying at Ratagan Youth hostelmunromurph12/07/2010
ghaley12/07/2010
KeithByTheC29/05/2010
Climbed with Richard - excellent weather / zero wind.amcculloch10/02/2010
183rd - Allan - from Loch Cluanie, dry and clear day, snow above 800m well bonded.RGibbs10/02/2010
EUHWC burns trip 2010Bronagh23/01/2010
Weather was rain and wind....and warm. Slightly cloudy top.Jhimmy12/08/2009
With Gavin Rees.Dangerous Dave01/08/2009
With Karen Clouded in on the ascentalanm13/06/2009
Started from the Cluanie Inn and walked toward the layby at Lundie. Took the old military road which was a petty poor path, would advise to stick to the road. Route up is straight forward once you get on the path. On the old military road found the riverdspenc1621/05/2009
Snowshowers.V windy .Some sun.younggl03/05/2009
Loch Cluanie to Cluanie Inn via Carn Ghluasaid, Sgurr nan Conbhairean, Sail Chaorainn, A'Chralaig, Mullach Fraoch-choire and Ciste Dubh. Day 21 of 59 for all Munros. 24km, +/-2500m, 10 hours.PGCE17/04/2009