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Name:Puist Coire Ardair
Hill number:660
Height:1071m / 3514ft
Parent (Ma):658  Creag Meagaidh
Parent (SMC):658  Creag Meagaidh
RHB Section:09C: Loch Lochy to Loch Laggan
County/UA:Highland (UA)
Catchment:Lochy
Class:Simm, Munro Top, Murdo
(Tu,Sim,MT,Mur)
Grid ref:NN 43707 87266
Summit feature:small cairn on stony outcrop
Drop:45m
Col:1026m  NN432874  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 34 42
(1:25k) OL55 401
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 284 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Up Raeburn's Gully at the end of Winter and over to the summit.atreides788721/03/2019
From Aberarder, followed path past the farmhouse, through the Coill' a'Choire woods then up slopes to E, eventually finding a track near a line of old iron fence posts that led onto the ridge a short way NW of Na Cnapanan, then continued on to summit of Carn Liath. Turned W and followed line of ridge all the way along to Stob Poite Coire Ardair, decent to 'Window', then up on to plateau E of Carn Meagaidh and across this to the summit, returning E and SE to Puist Coire Ardair and along E ridge to Sron a' Choire, descending along Allt Bealach a' Choire to ATV track and bridge across river near Aberarderkdbennett08/10/2017
Solo neil hutton14/06/2017
See Creag MeagaidhPeterb08/05/2017
Day trip from Glenmore lodge - Winter skills coursetwg2726/01/2017
park roughburn C/w round of meall bhaideanach, beinn a chaorainn far south top, beinn a chaorainn south top, beinn a chaorainn, beinn a chaorainn north top, creag meagaidh, creag meagaidh east top, an cearcallach, meall coire choille rais, puist coire ardair, creag mhor, sron a choire, down to aberarder cycled back to car at roughburn.robertphillips15/08/2016
Weather fair.MountainMac15/08/2016
Anti-clockwise circuit of the Creag Meagaidh Munros. On own.MorecambeMonkey05/09/2015
NUFWAS Easter weekend at Laggan. Large group.Grinner04/04/2015
With Robert Wight and John Berry. Horeshoe from Aberarder carpark clockwise from Carn Liath to Sron a Ghoire. High cloud, little wind, dry and great viz. 6 1/2 hoursalexmaclennan15/06/2014
GMC meet. With John Balmforthmike.hoult21/04/2014
5 of 7: From Meall Coire Choille-rais.ChrisR02/03/2012
By Self On descent form Creag Meagaidhalanm13/08/2009
With Ian Soulsby.Dangerous Dave28/02/2009
Company: Soloiandesbottes01/10/2007
Completed Creag Meagaidh, Carn Liath, Stob Poite Coire Ardair + 6 Tops, 22.8km, 1715m, in 7.8hrJamesSDonald28/09/2007
On attempt of all Munros and tops in 2007ancient brit24/06/2007
t106redcon03/02/2007
ghaley09/09/2006
Was pleased to arrive here after walking across from the summit of Creag Meagaidh in white-out conditions. yorkie16/04/2006
Solo day's walk in snowbarnz4817/12/2005
7 of 9: From Creag Meagaidh.ChrisR10/07/2005
self (Creag Meaghaidh)davidsbatty08/03/2005
Day England won rugby world cup - listened on small radio. Circuit of arn Liath, Coire Poite Adhair and Meagaidh plus tops - and beer in pub!nordicstar22/11/2003
With Jeanettedickscroop17/08/2003
George, KiraJimA27/03/2003
KeithByTheC20/07/2002
With David Alexander. Time approximate. dbb17/03/2002
Long walk, hot, sunny, good views.iangalbraith16/07/2000
Date unknown paulsross01/01/2000
Galltywenallt25/07/1999
Ascended after a second ascent of Creag Meaghaidh and heading down. Weather just about clear.JohnW30/05/1995
WOC SheilaS10/05/1995
on skis, fantastic conditions, blue skies and sunshine, SMMC meet Glen Spean.clashcityrocker03/03/1995
Returning now down E ridge.Aye Jimmy29/07/1994
After visiting the plateau summit of Creag Megaidh, we went onto this top then descended a little for our lunch stop, on a rock rib above the corniced Coire Ardair.pwheeler21/05/1994
With Jonathan.dal02/05/1993
Round of Creag Meagaidh, Stob Poite Coire Ardair and Carn Liath from shore of Loch Laggan.Eddie10/07/1992
From Aberader, Creag Meagaidh, Stob Poite Coire and Carn Liath plus tops on route.PeterD01/06/1991
Cairngorm Club weekend meet based at Glen Nevis Youth Hostel. With James Bellarby and another club member. From Aberarder more or less direct to the summit of Sròn a’Choire. We ascended the steepest slope to give practice in climbing snow. Then to Creag Mhòr, Puist Coire Ardair to the summit of Creag Meagaidh. The descent was via the window and the path to Aberarder. Snow cover almost continuous.pwbellarby17/02/1991
With Brian, who did not do the outliers but waited on me. Must have been at my fittest because we are talking extra miles, not yards. Climbed direct from Aberarder taking a clockwise loop. SS21/07/1990
petey01/01/1990
with Phil RChris Pearson19/08/1989
A round of Carn Liath and Creag Meagaidh tops with Janek and Gosia from Aberarder.chrisbien17/07/1989
All Munros and Tops on Creag Meagaidh RHW09/06/1988
See Creag Meagaidhgerrybowes26/10/1987
Circuit of Creag Meagaidh Munros and Topsrjf3504/08/1986
JE Uisdean2528/02/1985
From Meagaidh. Now into teeth of gale. Picked up pack, Sadie ate most of it! Into storm across plateau, mist came in. to C Mhor.arranc03/06/1984
Date uncertainrjf3501/09/1980