Carn an t-Sagairt Mor

Summary for Carn an t-Sagairt Mor

Carn an t-Sagairt Mor 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
1047 metres / 3435 feetNO208843Karn ern Taggert MoreBig peak of the priest
LocationAccess
Glen Shee to Mount KeenHillphone, tel: 01575 550335
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Carn an t-Sagairt Mor lies on the west side of a high plateau which is near the north-west corner of the Mounth plateau overlooking the head of Loch Callater. This peak is the most westerly of the The Lochnagar Hills and is in the centre of the 5 peaks.

Carn an t-Sagairt Mor is a big rounded hill with many boulders and a rising flat top. On the west side of Carn an t-Sagairt Mor there are moderate to steep slopes dropping to Loch Callater. To the south east of the summit lies a broad moorland plateau leading to Cairn Bannoch which is usually climbed with Carn an t-Sagairt Mor.

Usual access is v Glen Callater, starting from the A93 road in Glen Clunie at Auchallater farm.
Look out for the remains of a Canberra aircraft which crashed near the summit in 1956. There are fine views of Glen Callater to the west and Ballochbuie Forest and The Cairngorms to the north.

The number of registered munro-madness users who have climbed Carn an t-Sagairt Mor is Thirty-Seven

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