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Name:Sgurr an Lochan Uaine
Hill number:578
Height:983m / 3225ft
Parent (Ma):518  Ben Macdui [Beinn Macduibh]
Parent (SMC):539  Derry Cairngorm
RHB Section:08A: Cairngorms
County/UA:Aberdeenshire (UA)
Catchment:Dee (Aberdeen)
Class:Simm, Munro Top, Murdo
(Tu,Sim,MT,Mur)
Grid ref:NO 02567 99101
Summit feature:boulder 10m SE of cairn
Drop:44m
Col:939m  NO022990  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 36 43
(1:25k) OL57S 403S
Observations:smaller boulder 2m SE of cairn is about the same height
Survey:Abney level
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 173 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
From Linn of Dee, MTB to Derry Lodge then a round of Sron Riach, Stob Coire Sputan Dearg, Creagan a Choire Etchachan, Sgurr an Lochan Uaine, Derry Cairngorm, Little Cairngorm and Carn Crom.rhalstead16/06/2019
With Derry CairngormPeterb04/08/2018
From camp at Loch Etchachan after round of Beinn Mheadhoin tops with C on way back over Derry Cairngorm. Great weather.PeterD27/05/2018
With ChristineKeith9923/05/2018
With Keithchristine9923/05/2018
Derry Cairngorm onto to Macdui via the tops and down 23k plus bikes to Derry Lodge another 10k with Gordon and Nick back in dark finished 8pm. Started 10.15Dunlawyering06/10/2017
A missed MT from last visit. Came down from Derry Cairngorm over rough scree. Great summit. Solo.Dangerous Dave19/09/2017
Linn of Dee to Derry Cairngorm via Derry Lodge, on to the two Munro tops, then over to Beinn Mheadoin and its two Munro tops, return from Loch Etchachan along Glen Derrykdbennett23/10/2016
2 day bothy trip bagging munro tops started ski centre over cnap coire na spreidhe, cairn gorm, fiacaill choire chais, stob coire an t sneachda,cairn lochan, carn etchachan, sron riach, squrr an lochain uaine, creagan choire etchachan, stacan dubha, beinn mheadhion sw top, stob coire etchachan, then dropped down to hutchison hut for the night.robertphillips22/09/2016
Weather fair.MountainMac24/08/2016
Two day bothy trip from Linn of Dee: Beinn Bhrotain - Monadh Mor - Angel's Peak - Cairn Toul - Devil's Point - Corrour bothy - Carn a' Mhaim - Derry Cairngormdavidpettit8422/08/2012
Adding old logsAngelaf20/08/2012
Did all 3 Derry Cairngorm topsAlastair S04/03/2012
Solodickscroop26/09/2009
self (Derry Cairngorm)davidsbatty12/09/2009
Long day's solo cycle & walk in fair weather, from Linn of Deebarnz4802/08/2009
On attempt of all Munros and tops in 2007ancient brit05/09/2007
Easily approached from Derry Caungorm across the snow covered slopes. yorkie01/05/2006
With Ashley, started off at ski car park and camped overnight. Completing Cairn Gorm, Cairn a Mhain, Ben Macdui, Derry Cairngorm, Beinn Mheadhion, + 9 Tops, 50km 3500m in 22.5hr walkingJamesSDonald05/10/2005
t53redcon24/09/2005
Bike to Derry lodge, mostly sunny, fine views, drizzle on the way out.iangalbraith30/05/2004
Overnight in Hutchison, back over Derry tops and Munro to bike at Derry Lodge and out to roadnordicstar10/10/2003
See Derry Cairngorm dbb09/09/2003
fine graceful peak, steep rough feasible descent S to saddle. Ling Hut car pk, clockws S of glen RHW04/05/2001
Climbed during a re-ascent of Beinn Mheadhoin and Derry Cairngorm.JohnW28/10/1999
Galltywenallt25/07/1998
Top from back packing base.Dugswell224/06/1997
On the way to Derry Cairngorm via Linn of Dee, Derry Lodge and Glen Derry. Snow mostly soft and plentiful.Aye Jimmy07/04/1996
From Linn of Dee, BACKPACKINGBLACKHILL14/06/1994
Cairngorm Club weekend meet at Muir Cottage. With two fellow members I had reached Derry Cairngorm. I continued alone in whiteout conditions with very strong wind to reach Sgùrr an Lochain Uaine and then Creagan a Choire Etchachan. I descended NW and returned to Linn of Dee via Hutchison hut and Glen Derry. I came out of the mist above the hut. Above that there was so much snow it was impossible to tell where any path or burn was.pwbellarby12/02/1994
Anticlockwise Munro and tops round from Linn of Dee: Derry Cairngorm ... Mheadhoin, Macdui ... Carn a'Mhaim. Glorious start with rain at the end.Eddie01/09/1993
With: tp rk; Parked in Coire Cas. Quick walk to top of Cairn Gorm then down Coire Raibert to Loch Avon. Checked shelter Stone then up to Stachan Dubha to Beinn Mheadhoin & tops.Down to Loch Etchachan to Derry Cairgorm then Ben Macdui & back. Stunning day!Ian Baines08/06/1993
Solo Uisdean2529/05/1990
petey01/01/1990
Date unknown (pre 1995) RHW01/01/1990
See Derry Cairngormgerrybowes28/07/1985
The last of the day with GB and a descent from Coure Craobh an Oir to our campsite just up from Derry Lodge.bolton28/07/1985
Blair28221/09/2019
carole engel05/07/2019
Kevin2903505/01/2019
AdyGray09/07/2018
alda29/06/2018
kitmacleod01/01/2018
foggieclimber13/08/2017
Sick Kid29/07/2017
weaselmaster29/07/2017
Pete R27/05/2017
callumblack25/05/2017
Fi25/03/2017
scoob25/03/2017