Name:Hill of Gairney
Hill number:4116
Height:755.8m / 2480ft
Parent (Ma):485  Mount Keen
SMC/RHB Section:07B: Braemar to Montrose
County/UA:Aberdeenshire, Angus
Topographical area:HE14 Keen-battock
Catchment:Dee (Aberdeen), Catchment Boundaries, North Esk
Watershed:Aberdeen Bay
Class:Simm, Graham Top
Grid ref:NO 44765 87540
Summit feature:ground by corner fence post
Col:696.2m  NO 4350 8718  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 44
(1:25k) OL54 395
Observations:ground 20m W is of similar height
Survey:Abney level/Leica RX1250
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 59 users)ByDate of Ascent
From Auchronie in Glen EskGonk07/06/2023
On day 12 of TGOC 2023, between Shiel of Glentanar and Clachnabenalistairpooler23/05/2023
3 of 4: From Braid Cairn. With Karen.ChrisR08/10/2022
Solo. From car park at Invermark. Along broad stalkers' track past Auchronie with a deviation to the summit cairn of Hill of Saughs. Left broad track on southern slopes of Hill of Gairny, following a track initially and then across the heather to the summit. Back more or less same way. A beautiful sunny day.pwbellarby08/08/2022
From Glen Tanar parking (NO479965), by cycle over river then along E side to track junction at NO464939, then walked SW along tracks to NE shoulder of Gathering Cairn, contoured round the E side of that to the col with Braid Cairn, then directly up to the summit (passing remains of a crashed plane), descended E, picking up a foottrack to Hill of Gairney, then on to Cock Cairn, descended SE at first, then NE to join main track N then W (over Little Cockcairn) down to Water of Gairney (forded easily, today) and up to the outward track, and return to bike and parking (6h45m from parking, 6h15m from track junction)kdbennett15/06/2022
Round hill, braid cairn, hill of gairney, cock cairn, auchronie hill from the invermark CP.robertphillips08/08/2020
Walked from Round Hill187lenny05/08/2018
Loop from Invermark car park to Queen's Well, Mount Keen, Baird Cairn, Hill of Gairney and back to the car park.PsyCrow30/07/2018
LSjohn steel14/07/2018
Followed fence round from Cock Cairn, crossing boggy col on the way.Lindsay M06/05/2018
SMHC club walk. Round trip 13.6 miles. Ascent via Queens Well, descent over Braid Cairn, Naked Hill & Hill of Gairney. Overcast, some rain but didn't need raincoat. Blister/rubbing on heel not had that for the last 2 pairs of boots ???LizzieG21/05/2017
Solo HFB19/03/2017
Invermark to Round Hill, Braid cairn, Hill of Gairney,Cock cairn, and hill of Cat from where dropped down to a track not oln the map leading to one that is. Perhaps mine is an old map? Then over the fields etc back to start.dickscroop25/09/2016
om TGOCoatcake21/05/2012
Sunny spells, high cloud, cool, occasional showers, strong wind, good views.iangalbraith28/05/2006
OK heathery summit, easy short heather to W, deeper to N. cw circuit from 373955, thru wood, along ridge, back via road RHW06/04/2004
With Claire.MickyRoss22/07/2001
With Mount Keen and Braid Cairn.Chris Peart23/05/1989
Simon Winton20/02/2024
Alex C30/09/2023
Tom Mundell24/06/2023
Dave McG13/01/2019
Erik B13/01/2019
Tony S06/12/2017
Gavin Theobald20/07/2017
Alan Whatley12/06/2016
Rod M25/05/2015
Colin Crawford19/05/2009
hill walker30/11/2008
david e01/07/2000
hill walker24/08/1980