Already tagged. Start - OS grid reference NO063897 Lat 56.988944 + Long -3.543641 Postcode AB35 5YB (approx. Looking down to Corrour Bothy, which lies almost 500m below the summit of carn a'Mhaim. From Carn a'Mhaim's summit the onward route is obvious, just head north-north-west on the worn path that sticks to this crest, losing height gradually. It was a shock! Nat Park - Cairngorm. Climbing photos at Càrn a' Mhàim uploaded by users of mountain-forecast.com This circular walk can be adapted depending on conditions. From the col its a steady gentle climb SSE for just over 2 km to get to the summit of the third and final munro for the day, Carn a' Mhaim (1037m, GR995952). Time - 14 hours 10 minutes. Grade - hard. It t Ben Macdui (Scottish Gaelic: Beinn Mac Duibh, meaning Mac Duff's Hill) is the second highest mountain in Scotland (and all of the British Isles) after Ben Nevis, and the highest in the Cairngorms National Park.The summit elevation is 1,309 meters (4,295 feet) AMSL. Càrn a' Mhàim Mountain Photos. Nearly 250m of height is lost to gain a bealach below Ben Macdui … Carn a'Mhaim, Ben Macdui and Derry Cairngorm from the Linn of Dee 2: 1030 m 23.42 km 6.5 hrs Carn a' Mhaim A relatively long route with an ascent on steep grass slopes. Location – Larig Ghru, Cairngorms, Scotland. Other resolutions: 320 × 223 pixels | 640 × 446 pixels | 1,024 × 713 pixels | 1,280 × 891 pixels | 1,998 × 1,391 pixels. I flicked open the poles and got dug in to the climb. The president, Anne Cordiner, made a short speech which was followed by a toast. Ben Macdui from Carn a'Mhaim ridge: Final steps - summit of Ben Macdui: Braeriach from Ben Macdui: Looking north to Beinn Mheadhoin from Ben Macdui: Loch Etchachan and Cairngorm beyond: Beinn Mheadhoin summit Tors: Topping out on Beinn Mheadhoin: Sunday, 22 September 2013 Ascent: 1805 metres Distance: 28 kilometres Time: 9 hours 11minutes. location only) Go to Cairngorm Walks. Ben Macdui, Carn a' Mhaim via Derry Lodge from Linn of Dee Walk. Looking down into the Lairig Ghru with the path towards Ben Macdui heading off down the ridge. To the west and south of the summit, ground drops steeply to the Lairig Ghru and Carn a'Mhaim. Already tagged . 1. Weather/Conditions: A carpet of mist pulled back in the morning to reveal a glittering blue-sky day. To the West is the deep ‘U’-shaped valley of the upper River Dee and high above this on the far side the long ridge from the Devils Point to Braeriach (the 3rd highest mountain in Britain). I continued on Carn a' Mhaim. A great day in the heart of the cairngorms, doing Ben Macdui then the Carn a' Mhaim ridge From Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository. Elevation – 3’402ft . To the north a vast plateau runs from the summit towards Cairn Lochan and Cairngorm. County/Area - Aberdeenshire. Trouver la carn a mhaim photo idéale Une vaste collection, un choix incroyable, plus de 100 millions d’images LD et DG abordables de haute qualité. Total walk distance - 31km with an ascent of 1435m. Carn a' Mhaim, Ben Macdui and Derry Cairngorm This is a classic Cairngorm walk taking in 3 Munros departing from Linn o’ Dee. Ben Macdui from Carn a' Mhaim: Sron Riach, Beinn Mheadhoin and Derry Cairngorm from Carn a' Mhaim: We made fast progress in the initial descent but then had to take care going down the large rock steps. The Ben Macdui summit plateau can be a hazardous place in mist and bad weather. Carn a Mhaim – NN994952 If you are going to read the report on The Devils Point, Cairn Toul, Sgor an Lochain Uaine, Braeriach or Ben Macdui Then don’t bother as this report includes all the information given on the others. A moderate although long route for the reasonably fit. Am Fear Liath Mòr is the legend of 'The Big Grey Man of Ben Macdhui', a ... Carn a' Mhaim: this hill's long, rounded ridge points straight to the challenge ahead - the ascent to the UK's second highest summit; THE LOCALE. The ascent was pleasant as the sun rose behind us. Care is required when crossing the bouldery summits of Ben MacDui & Derry Cairngorm. A fine ridge walk from Carn a'Mhaim & Ben MacDui. Route map for 'Carn A' Mhaim, Ben Macdui & Derry Cairngorm' - a 30.66km walking route near Blacklunans, UK. Pas besoin de vous inscrire, achetez dès maintenant ! I ascended to the summit of Ben Macdui with two fellow members. Sometime in July. Length - 19.0 miles / 30.9 km. Infobox Mountain Name = Ben Macdui Photo = Ben_Macdui.jpg Caption = Ben Macdui seen from Càrn a' Mhàim Elevation = 1,309 1,309 Carn a Mhaim, ahead, is where I’ll descend from later. One of the best weather days you could have hoped for, and a yellow and brushed red sunset over Carn a' Mhaim to Corrour. The southerly descent from Ben Macdui to the col (GR987973) will probably take you longer than expected from the map contours as the going is very rocky and it requires a lot of concentration. We picked a day with decent weather to make the climb. Aoum and I both wore our iPods and enjoyed climbing with some tunes. Already tagged. To Ben Macdui & Carn Etchachan Cairn Toul and Braeriach looked amazing with warm sun breaking out. Ascent - 4600 feet / 1394 metres . Access: Bike used but only helpful from Linn of Dee to Derry Lodge. Carn a'Mhaim is unusual in the Cairngorms, in that it has a long narrow crest. Hiking info, trail maps, and 5 trip reports from Carn a'Mhaim (1,037 m) in the Cairngorms of United Kingdom On the return I decided to go to the cairn at the south end of the summit ridge, but the track down from that point looked uninviting, so I returned on the one I'd come up that that starts near the spot height of 999m Name: Carn a' Mhaim: Hill number: 567: Height: 1037m / 3402ft: RHB Section: 08A: Cairngorms: County/UA: Aberdeenshire (UA) Region test: HE02 Macdui-bynack: Catchment: Already tagged. This is a long hard day's walking of over 30 kilometres, although the use of a bicycle to and from Derry Lodge will help quite a bit. File:Carn a' Mhaim from Ben Macdhui.jpg. Already tagged. Carn a' Mhaim, Ben Macdui & Derry Cairngorm, Maps 36, OL3, 403 15th August 2005 & 4th June 2009 Route: Ascent 1755m = 5760'; 6.2 miles cycling; 16¾ miles walking; 10 hrs. Carn a’Mhaim is a long and magnificent narrow ridge walk to the east of the upper Dee valley (said to be the only real narrow-ridge walk in the Cairngorms), gazing across that great glen to the Cairn Toul massif. If I managed to get ahead of schedule I’d continue on from Sron Riach and do Ben Macdui, with return being by the Carn a Mhaim ridge which splits from Sron Riach and overlooks the Lairig Ghru. m Carn a' Mhaim 1037m 2hrs 54mins m Ben Macdui … Author - Andy Smith. Towards the top of the climb on the ridge, turns into a steep but easily navigable boulder field to ascend the west flank of Sron Riach. The ascent from the Linn of Dee can also include climbing Càrn a' Mhàim and Ben Macdui. I descended with many others over snowfields and boulder fields to reach SW corner of Loch Etchachan and hence round … Plotted with the plotaroute.com route planner. Ben Macdui, Carn a' Mhaim via Derry Lodge from Linn of Dee Introduction to Walk 1119. Public. Updated about 2 years ago. The journey to Ben Macdhui is a hard walk which goes along Càrn a' Mhàim's northern ridge with Irvine Butterfield saying: "The ridge linking Carn a' Mhaim to Ben Macdhui is the only one of its kind in the Cairngorms, an exhilarating arête commanding a fine prospect of The Devil's Point and Cairn Toul". Ascent - 4600 feet / 1394 metres . Already tagged. Munros 81, 82 and 83. Ben Macdui got bigger and bigger, and then I cut off across to Sron Riach in gentle sunshine. The view from the summit is very good with all the Cairngorm giants looking fine. We stuck to the main path during the descent arriving at the Luibeg Burn ford instead of the Luibeg Bridge. Steep grass slopes and more boulders at the summit and descent of Ben Macdui, making way to a long boulder field across Derry Cairngorm. Category – Munro. Càrn a' Mhàim is a Scottish mountain situated in the inner part of the Cairngorms range, some 15 kilometres west of Braemar in the county of Aberdeenshire. We started at 7:30 am and a short 3 mile bike in saved a boring walk. We departed at 18:00 from Muir Cottage and went via Derry Lodge, Carn a' Mhaim, and Sròn Riach to reach Ben Macdui at 23:55. From the summit of Carn a’Mhaim an arête runs NNW to join a path up Ben Macdui (the 2nd highest mountain in Britain), which dominates the view to the north. Already tagged. Time to complete 9-11+ hours. Then perhaps Ben Macdui isn't the hill for you! Already tagged. File; File history; File usage on Commons; File usage on other wikis; Size of this preview: 800 × 557 pixels. Grade - hard. Ben Macdui - 1309m Carn a' Mhaim - 1037m Monday 10th June 2013. In fact this is the full report of my trip to the cairngorms. Well formed trail to top of Carn a’Mhaim and on to the ridge across to Ben Macdui. Ben MacDui, Derry Cairngorm and Carn a' Mhaim A long rewarding day which took 11.5 hrs to complete. Author - Andy Smith. Reception: Good Orange reception on most Munro tops; none at Linn of Dee. 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