Broad Cairn

Summary for Broad Cairn

Broad Cairn is an munro in Scotand and is located in the area Glen Shee to Mount Keen as defined by SMC. (and lies in region known as The Lochnagar Hills )

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HeightGrid Ref.PronunciationMeaning
998 metres / 3274 feetNO240815Broad CairnBroad cairn like hill
LocationAccess
Glen Shee to Mount KeenHillphone, tel: 01575 550335
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Details for Broad Cairn

Broad Cairn stands at the south eastern end of The Lochnagar Hills which is a twisting ridge made up from 5 munros that rise on the western side of Loch Muick by the Spittal of Glenmuick. Broad Cairn is a stony granite hill with heathery parts and a conical shaped summit elongated westerly to easterly. Cairn Bannoch is situated to the north-west of it's summit via a western ridge that twists northery over a couple of tops and is usually climbed alongside.

Usual access is via a bulldozed track up from Spittal of Glenmuick along the east side of the loch and up to a hut (700 metres) and then upto the summit via the south eastern ridge.

The number of registered munro-madness users who have climbed Broad Cairn is Thirty-Eight

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