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Name:Stac na h-Iolaire
Hill number:4149
Height:743m / 2438ft
Parent (Ma):518  Ben Macdui [Beinn Macduibh]
RHB Section:08A: Cairngorms
Class:Simm, Subhump, Graham Top
Grid ref:NJ 01688 08872
Summit feature:no feature: ground 2m N of cairn
Col:652m  NJ013086  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 36
(1:25k) OL57N 403N
Survey:obvious summit
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 63 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
From Coire na Ciste Carpark, good track NE past Lochan na Beinne to .721. Over Bynack Beg, Bynack More, Barns of Bynack, A Choinneach, The Saddle, Cairn Gorm, Cnap Coire na Spreidhe, Sron a Cha-no and back to .721. Faint path over .737, down and up to Stac na h-lolaire. We should have walked along top to second, lower cairn where descent was probably equally as rough, but would have been another summitbag top. Down deep heather NW to .567 then surprisingly good path to Creag nan Gall passing earlier cairn on the way. Back on lower path SW of said cairn to .567 which continued to Caochan a Ghuib on way to Carn Lochan na Beinne. Soft heathery, grassy hard climb S up this one and easier descent SW before regaining path back to Car park. 27lk 1650m climb. Amazing views, perfect day.Lynnebe05/06/2024
From Coire na Ciste c/park. A useful path through the heather to the 737 top. After the Simm, I went on to the sub-simm Carn Lochan na Beinne, then Creag nan Gall. Dry but a cool wind for July.NormanW17/07/2023
Circular overnight route from Coire na Ciste car park. Sunny and warm conditions with excellent visibility. Followed path heading NE contouring round hillside, eventually climbing to join ridge leaving a short distance to climb and reach Creag nan Gall. Continued to Stac na h-Iolaire and camp near pt737. Inversion in the morning, and continued (missing Sron a' Cha-no) to Cnap Coire na Spreidhe and summit of Cairn Gorm. Along northern corries to Fiacaill a' Choire Chais, Stob Coire an t-Sneachda, Cairn Lochan. Descended to Fiacaill na Leth-choin (barely a top) and the impressively located Creag an Leth-choin [Lurcher's Crag]. Over Creag an Leth-choin North Top and descended to SW end of Chalamain Gap, taking a good path to Creag a' Chalamain. Descended via Airgiod-meall to return to start.RobertP30/05/2023
On a very cold day Ö.VerySlowPlodder16/01/2022
2 of 3: From Creag nan Gall. With Karen.ChrisR22/11/2021
22 miles 6252ft walk. Start at Glenmore campsite, Cairn Gorm ridge walk, to Creag a' Chalamain, Creag An Leth-Choin, Fiacaill Na Leth-Choin, Cairn Lochan, Stob Coire An T-Sneachda, Cairn Gorm. Cnap Coire Na Spreidhe, Sron a' Cha-no and Stac Na H-Lolaire, back to Glenmore campsite.stephenbuda06/09/2021
Walked from Carn Lochan na Beinne. Cracking views up Strath Nethy187lenny18/10/2020
Iíve always wanted to walk the north ridge of Cairn Gorm. It didnít disappoint, being unspoilt and very quiet. Plenty of ptarmigan about. A good summit with great views. Solo. Sunny and warm.Dangerous Dave17/09/2020
After Creag nan Gall.PGCE14/07/2020
LSjohn steel14/07/2019
After Gall, heather on ascent surprisingly deep given it's above 600m. Cairn at HP. Then down via the subSimmRHW10/06/2018
From the Youth Hoastel. With Creag nan Gall.ngthack09/03/2018
2 day bothy trip after a night in the hutchison hut went over beinn a chaorainn, beinn a chaorainn beag,A choinneach, bynack more, bynack beg,stac na h lolaire, carn lochan na beinne, and back to the ski centre.robertphillips23/09/2016
Solo HFB14/05/2016
With Creag nan Gall with mae and 2 carsjimbloomer13/04/2015
Afternoon walk to the two adjacent tops starting with this after forecast storm force winds did not materialise and a morning walk over the nearby three Graham tops to the west/ Biked in to tract just north of the two summits. Quits a decent afternoon after a very wet morning. Track deeply flooded in places and ground very wet.dickscroop07/10/2014
Straightforward ascent from Creag nan Gall. The summit is a good viewpoint.JohnW29/07/2013
A long slog from Cairngorm this one especially in the mist, saw the cliffs and nothing else so will be back for what must be a tremendous viewtorkm10/06/2012
DebsMountain Goat27/02/2012
Date uncertainrjf3501/08/1974
Tony S08/06/2024
Lorna S08/06/2024
Simon Winton16/04/2021
Dave McG01/06/2020
Capt Malbec31/08/2018
Alan Whatley08/06/2018
hill walker20/04/2018
Sick Kid22/09/2017
Steve Q31/10/2015
Dave Geere01/09/2012
Gavin Theobald25/06/2011