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Name:Carn Gorm
Hill number:109
Height:1029m / 3376ft
RHB Section:02A: Loch Rannoch to Glen Lyon
County/UA:Perth and Kinross (UA)
Catchment:Tay
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Munro, Murdo,
Yeaman
(Ma,Hu,Tu,Sim,M,Mur,Y)
Grid ref:NN 63515 50070
Summit feature:rock near small cairn on outcrop
Drop:187m
Col:842m  NN641513  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 42 51
(1:25k) OL48E OL49W 378E 386W
Observations:trig point (NN 63481 50134) is over one metre lower
Survey:Leica Disto D510
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 627 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Debs & Talisker, Glen Lyon round, 4 Munros, 3 Munros tops and 3 other tops. Cracked the halfway mark.Mountain Goat21/06/2019
Ascent as part of my anticlockwise circuit of the Glen Lyon Horseshoe. Cold north westerly wind, but dry with clear summits. NOTE: Start at Invervar now 50yards west of telephone box.knarf05/05/2019
Clear sunny, dusting of snow. with mags and dave then after coffee did rest of round with deepa.Rodge02/01/2019
40mph gusting wind and arctic conditions on top made this the one and only hill of the day.Colin Crawford05/12/2018
From Invervar (NN 66616 48220) - Carn Gorm - Meall Garbh - Meall a' Bharr - Carn Mairg - Meall na Aighean. Woodland path then hydro track to begin then clear mountain paths from then on. Exceptional windchill, icy and also deep snow in some areas.david23020130/10/2018
Started at 07:45, as one circuit including Carn Gorm, Meall Garbh, Carn Mairg & Meall nan Aighean (Creag Mhor). Very misty on top of Carn Gorm and Meall Garbh, this cleared around 12:00 to gives good views of Schiehallion and Glen Lyon, 7:10 hours all in.chillyman808/08/2018
With Karen Daly & BusterHighland Days24/06/2018
51st Munrolojzi86062107/05/2018
Carn Mairg loopHuwel10/04/2018
From Invervar. Solo. Usual ascent. Snow pretty much from treeline. Soft, deep and tiring. But a dry day weatherwise. Took a lot of effort to reach summit as snow wasnt hard enough to bear weight until around 950m. Super views. Trig buried in snow.stig_nest13/03/2018
From Invervar with Meall Garbh, Carn Mairg and Meall na AigheanGeoff Briggs16/09/2017
Completed the horseshoeJamesSDonald04/06/2017
Clockwise round of 4 munros and 3 tops - very windy but good views otherwise!twg2713/03/2017
The expected overdose of hectoring keep-out-for-two-months notices at Invervar, then a path covered in felled forestry mess, left deliberately to put walkers off. Path up Carn Gorm once over the bridge by forest edge was fine. Rebuilt cairn by summit rock. Fallen trig pillar is lower.alda02/10/2016
Started from Invervar and went round clockwise in strong windjustin99911/09/2016
TD & CThis Dog30/08/2016
Second time up; this time en route to Ben Macdui. From the Aviemore Ski Centre, up to Cairn Gorm summit. Then to Stob Coire an t'Sneachda and south; lunch by Lochan Buidhe (beautiful in the sunshine). Then straight to the summit. Return over west shoulder of Cairn Lochan (clear and easy path, well maintained).AlexanderHoward22/08/2016
C/W round of 4 munros and 3 tops from inverar.robertphillips17/07/2016
Glen Lyon horseshoe, anticlockwisekdbennett25/06/2016
From Inverar round of the 4 Munros and 3 tops.rhalstead16/06/2016
Glen Lyon 4 circuit, 8hr 25min with 5hr 4 min on the move. With Pete and Steve.Hyperopic05/06/2016
Circular from Inverar, 4 Munros. Baking hot day with strong winds at summits.liljonb11/05/2016
With Ian Soulsby.Dangerous Dave16/04/2016
From Invervar. Clockwise circuit of the 4 munros. Wet and windy with deep snow on the summits. In cloud most of the walk so no views. No diversions in place any more.Stevend112/03/2016
Clockwise circuit from Invervar. No problems other than hydro scheme works at Invervar.TRG31812/08/2015
Clockwise round of four Munros and adjacent tops from Invervar - unlike previous entry I refused to be dictated to by diversion signs! Snow shower on Carn Gorm - well it is June.Crib Goch08/06/2015
Meall na Aighean, Carn Mairg, Meall garbh, Carn Gorm. Started at Invervar. The hydro construction works diversion signing forces you to do them in an anti-clockwise direction with Meall na Aighean first and Carn Gorm last. In clouds all day. Getting off Meall na Aighean was a bit of a challenge, but after Carn Mairg the fence posts tend to make the navigation easier.tsharp04/06/2015
Weather fair with moderate wind.MountainMac10/04/2015
with Alan Munro on a SMHC day out low cloud most of the day great view of our route on the descent from last munro.LizzieG14/03/2015
From Invervar (NN 66610 48214) - car park at beginning of track to River Lyon. Clockwise circuit of the four Munros. First Munro of the day.marktrengove03/05/2014
Glasgow hill walking group. Deep snow. Four munro,s bagged in a day.Eileen O'Neil03/11/2013
Munro No12 Anti-clockwise circuit of The Glen Lyon Horseshoe with John P. starting at InvervarSteveSmith14/09/2013
Adding old logsAngelaf17/07/2013
From a camp at Allt an Sgorr with Paul. Local estate advice is to walk this group of hills in an anticlockwise direction and don't venture into the valleys unless an emergency. I felt my need to wildcamp was an emergency as I was carrying a very heavy pack so ignored their advice!!mick25/06/2013
Another visit, this time with EJS. A gentle Sunday afternoon stroll to the top. The cloud obligingly cleared just before we arrivedRoblex09/06/2013
The Invervar round of Munrosnickywood119/05/2013
First of the day with Brian P. Murky.Play2End24/04/2013
Single-munro revisit for trig. Poor vis but decent snow RHW02/03/2013
With Tim, Sarah, Keith & Sven. Amazing views, lots of snow :)Loz_mck27/01/2012
230th - Solo - approached from Kinloch Rannoch with E - W traverse, cold with strong gusts of wind, cloud lowered to 700m in afternoon.RGibbs16/10/2011
John, Chris HelenChris Blake22/09/2011
Day 4 of 7-day trip. Weather fantastic, with strong wind. With Ruth and Alex Tuck.AGWilliamson23/07/2011
from Kinloch Rannoch via Glen SassunnButeobuteo10/07/2011
Made it an overnighter by camping by rickety bridge - nice unusual green weavils in these parts.basscadet27/06/2011
Carn Gorm, Carn Mairg, Meall Garbh and Meall nan Aighean in the morning; Schiehallion in the afternoon. Day 32 of 59 for all Munros.PGCE30/04/2011
From Invervar via the east ridgedavidpettit8422/04/2011
1st of a group of four for the dayrobertphillips08/02/2011
7 of 8: From An Sgorr.ChrisR21/06/2010
With John Lees Desperate Stan23/05/2010
Clockwise circuit of 4 Glen Lyon Munros from InvervarGallovidian10/04/2010