Name:Carn Crom
Hill number:3116
Height:890.8m / 2923ft
Parent (Ma):518  Ben Macdui [Beinn Macduibh]
RHB Section:08A: Cairngorms
Catchment:Dee (Aberdeen)
Class:Simm, High Hills of Britain, Corbett Top
Grid ref:NO 02355 95379
Summit feature:cairn
Col:833.6m  NO 0247 9579  
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From Linn of Dee; Carn a Mhaim, Ben Macdui, Beinn Mheadhoin, Creagan a Choire Etchachan, Derry Cairngorm and back over Carn Crom to Linn of Dee. Walked the whole way time 11 hours for 24.25 miles. Showery and cold on the plateau with winds gusting to 50-60mph. Saw Golden Eagle Ptarmigan and Snow Bunting.isabelle02/10/2023
Anti-clockwise circuit of Derry Cairngorm, Ben Macdui & Carn a'Mhaim from Derry Lodge. Summits clear all day.geoffh1223/09/2023
Circuit with camping from Linn of Dee taking in tops on E side then W side of Glen Derry. Climbed Meall an Lundain from south, trackless terrain, continued along ridge to climb Beinn Bhreac and Beinn Bhreac West Top. Crossed quite boggy ridge to climb Beinn a' Chaorainn Bheag, bypassed Beinn a' Chaorainn itself on descent to high point of Lairig an Laoigh. Steep climb to Stob Coire Etchachan, and easy ground to Beinn Mheadhoin SW Top and the excellent vantage point of Stacan Dubha. Descended to Loch Etchachan and climbed Creagan a' Choire Etchachan, across to Sgurr an Lochan Uaine. Bypassed Derry Cairngorm on way to Little Cairngorm and then Carn Crom. Descent to Derry Lodge and back to Linn of Dee. Quite cold biting wind for much of route but views generally good with most summits reasonably clear for much of the time.RobertP30/08/2023
From Linn of Dee. MTs Sron Riach and Sgurr an Lochan Uaine. Back via Derry Cairngorm and Carn Crom. Fine day. With B and R.jenx24/05/2023
Bike to Derry Lodge then round Coire Sputan Deargdaviemore13/05/2023
4 of 4: From Little Cairngorm. With Karen.ChrisR23/09/2022
Revisit to Derry Cairngorm walking over the hills missed last time. Carn Crom, Derry Cairngorm, Sgurr an Lochan Uaine, Creagan a Choire Etchachan. In Nov 1979 it was full on winter with so much snow that I did not realise Derry Cairngorm was a bouldery hill... and the paths were less obvious or not even there. My map still does not show many of the paths. Quite an eye opener.sarahk27/08/2022
Linn of Dee - cycled to Derry Lodge - Carn Crom - Little Cairngorm - Derry Cairngorm - Creagan a Choire Etchachan - Beinn Mheadhoin SW Top - Beinn Mheadhoin - Ben Macdui - Stob Coire Sputan Dearg - Carn a Mhaim - Derry Lodge - Linn of Dee. An epic four-Munro walk in scorching heat and clear skies, with an added herd of reindeer on the summit of Macdui.Mark Jackson13/08/2022
Made easy with the new path straight over the bridge from Derry LodgeBaggerGutt20/05/2022
Linn of Dee to Derry Lodge, footpath straight off end of footbridge leads up pitched path almost to the top of Carn Crom, continued to Derry Cairngorm. The lower side path below Carn Crom on return has a short but tricky slab to descendFlatfield14/05/2022
Linn of Dee, Derry Lodge, Carn Crom, Derry Cairngorm, Ben Macdui, Hutchison Memorial Hut, Glen Derry, Derry Lodge and back to Linn of Dee.JasonStark08/05/2022
Mar lodge derry lodge derry cairgorm hurchinson hut , then long walk back as akey river unfordable. Very windy on summit.cjo12/03/2022
Meall an lundain, carn crom, creagan nan gabhar, sgor mor repeat, sqor dubh, 3 seperate ridges from linn of dee, biked in to derry lodge.robertphillips06/06/2021
#1 of 4 from Linn of Dee, path from Derry Lodge, descended to Luibeg bridgeRHW03/06/2021
From Linn of Dee Car Park (NO 06291 89816) - Derry Lodge - Creag Bad an t-Seabhaig - Derry Cairngorm. Reversed the outward route back to Linn of Dee taking in the summits of Little Cairngorm & Carn Crom. Clear paths throughout, a few boulders to negotiate approaching and on the summit of Derry Cairngorm. There is a good path which by-passes the summits of Little Cairngorm and Carn Crom if you wish to avoid them.david23020110/07/2019
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
From camp at Loch Etchachan after round of Beinn Mheadhoin tops with C on way back over Derry Cairngorm to Linn of Dee, with diversion off main path to this top. Great weather.PeterD27/05/2018
With ChristineKeith9923/05/2018
Carn Crom, Little Cairngorm, Derry Cairngormkeithouk15/02/2018
On the way up to Derry Cairngorm. Solo.Dangerous Dave19/09/2017
Picking up odds and ends previously missed. This top plus three to the south. Looks a bit of a scrappy day on the map but was actually quite a good short walk.dickscroop23/06/2015
with Dale and Rachael (near enough anyway)rambler_gary17/05/2015
After D.C heading back to Derry Lodge.Play2End12/06/2014
Adding old logsAngelaf20/08/2012
First day in the Cairngorms - Carn a Mhaim, Ben Macdui and Derry Cairngorm.jim_aramis30/04/2011
Diverted from descent to pick up this top. Nice pointed cairn on summit. Excellent new path around Creag Bad an t-Seabhaig on descent.chriswatson26/09/2010
Crossed over on the way up Derry Cairngorm from the Linn of Dee.Windy Corner25/05/2008
With Ian Soulsby.Dangerous Dave03/02/2007
With Derry Cairngorm.Peterb04/08/2006
Final top of the Derry Cairngorm ridge , has a fine view into Glen Derry and Glen Luitorkm30/07/2006
See Derry Cairngorm.Messiaen20/05/2006
Passed the summit on the way to Little Cairngorm. yorkie01/05/2006
Mostly sunny, light wind, high cloud good views.iangalbraith30/05/2004
Overnight in Hutchison, back over Derry tops and Munro to bike at Derry Lodge and out to roadnordicstar10/10/2003
Ascended on the way down after a re-ascent of Ben Macdui and Derry Cairngorm. Now a very obvious route between summit and Derry Lodge.JohnW09/05/2003
SMMC Cairngorm camping meet, with Liz Mackay and Charlie Prowse.clashcityrocker14/07/1998
Walking course weekend day 2rebornscout02/07/1997
On Derry Lodge, Carn a'Mhaim, Ben Macdui, Derry Cairngorm horseshoe. See Derry Cairngorm for details.pwheeler24/06/1997
Last point on the ridge before Derry Lodge.Aye Jimmy07/04/1996
Cairngorm Club weekend meet at Muir Cottage. With two fellow members. We left Linn of Dee and walked to Derry Lodge. We walked directly up to Carn Crom with navigation by compass in thick mist. We reached Little Cairngorm and then Derry Cairngorm. I continued alone to Sgurr an Lochain Uaine and Creagan a Choire Etchachan.pwbellarby12/02/1994
From near Derry Lodge after night camping near Corrour bothy on way to Derry Cairngorm with M, M, and J.PeterD12/07/1992
SD HFB21/06/1986
from Little Cairngorm. 1 1/4 miles on rim round to top. 16.45. Splendid views. At car 20 miles - 9 hours.arranc01/06/1986
On the descent from Derry Cairngorm towards Coire Craobh an Oir with GB.bolton28/07/1985
With Derry Cairngormhillsman01/04/1981
Date uncertainrjf3507/07/1979
Big day with Pete S from Linn of Dee over Ben Macdui and Derry Cairngorm.langskill12/06/1975