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Name:Geal Charn
Hill number:624
Height:926m / 3038ft
Parent (Ma):621  Carn Dearg
RHB Section:09B: Glen Albyn and the Monadh Liath
County/UA:Highland (UA)
Catchment:Spey
Class:Hump, Simm, Munro, Murdo, Yeaman
(Hu,Tu,Sim,M,Mur,Y)
Grid ref:NN 56146 98758
Summit feature:2m high cairn
Drop:100m
Col:826m  NN569998  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 35
(1:25k) OL55 401
Survey:obvious summit
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 543 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
laura249018/02/2020
arjh26/01/2020
Start at Garva Bridge, after summit descend down into Glen Markie. Snowy above 600m. Cloudy at the top, no viewsHuwel12/01/2020
With Lynnnix_snilloc22/09/2019
Dave McG06/07/2019
Ascent of Gael Charn from Garva Bridge with Beinn Sgiath added on the descent. A day in the clag and descended due to a thunderstorm rather than continue to An Torr.welshyboyo24/06/2019
Alan,Chris,Gavin,Jan,WillieNHWC22/06/2019
GavinTheobald 322/06/2019
Gallovidian20/06/2019
duchally11/02/2019
Kendall04/02/2019
Ski tour from Spey Dam, up Glen Markie. CCMC Laggan meet, with Paul, Jane, Jon, John + Gintas.clashcityrocker02/02/2019
Pommyjon20/01/2019
Geal Charn Circuit from Garva BridgeAjm031020/11/2018
From kingussieRodge10/11/2018
alda28/09/2018
weaselmaster28/09/2018
Sick Kid28/09/2018
Ralph25/08/2018
stevedixon24/08/2018
mountainman27711/08/2018
From Sherramore. Watched two deer cross the Spey as I crossed the bridge. By tracks great and small through the woodland to Meall and Domhnaich, then enjoyably along the ridge to Beinn Sgiath (the summit cairn is surprisingly difficult to find as broad, diverging slopes conceal it until quite close) and Geal Charn. An ATV track makes for a quick return to Sherramore.Nick Down104/08/2018
From Garva Bridge (NN 52218 94730). Followed path alongside Feith Talagain then alongside Allt Coire nan Dearcag for a short distance before heading up the broad ridge to the summit plateau. Path indistinct at times.david23020110/07/2018
mae208/06/2018
spallen29/05/2018
TGO Challenge 2018twg2716/05/2018
From Garva; continued on to Beinn Sgiath and Meall an Domhnaichcallumblack08/05/2018
JimT09/03/2018
Sick Kid12/01/2018
weaselmaster12/01/2018
steveroberts19/11/2017
43 - From Garva bridge. Struggled with this one. Very boggy pretty much all the way, and path non-existent in places. New utility company track is quite an eyesore to the West too.huwthomas08/08/2017
Tartantraveller02/08/2017
Huge cairn!thekirkie pirate23/07/2017
Solo neil hutton15/06/2017
stephenhaywood09/06/2017
Solo effort on way home from Inverness MHTS hearing. Easy climb. Big cairn set back on summit plateau.dave neilson12/05/2017
hosabel04/05/2017
LionelChris Blake07/04/2017
Domino07/04/2017
From Spey dam, over Markie Burn via new bridge (currently enclosed as a construction site - road apparently being built to west - might not be accessible if site closed), up Beinn Sgiath to Geal Charn, down to Glen Markie via lower parts of Piper's Burn, return along trackkdbennett01/04/2017
Hammy03/01/2017
Lorna S17/12/2016
Weather clag on summit.MountainMac28/11/2016
kojak19/11/2016
buggerlugs22/10/2016
neilsan16/10/2016
oldbagger2707/10/2016
Toril08/09/2016
Robert Paterson08/09/2016