Carn Dearg

Summary for Carn Dearg

Carn Dearg is an munro in Scotand and is located in the area Loch Linnhe to Loch Ericht as defined by SMC. (and lies in region known as Loch Ossian )

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HeightGrid Ref.PronunciationMeaning
941 metres / 3087 feetNN417661Karn JerrackRed cairn like peak
LocationAccess
Loch Linnhe to Loch ErichtForest Enterprise (Loch Ossian),tel: 01397 702185
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Details for Carn Dearg

Carn Dearg rises to the east of Loch Ossian and to the west of Loch Ericht with the summit being marked with quite a large cairn. It's generally a rounded massif with little distinguishing features with the western side being of gentle incline and the easter flanks being quite steep and craggy. The munro Sgor Gaibhre is connected on the north east by a broad bealach called Mam Ban, and is generally climbed on the same days outing. Along with Sgor Gaibhre, Carn Dearg it forms a number of open corries which a known to house some of the largest herds of red deer in the Highlands.

The normal ascent of Carn Dearg from Corrour is via the grassy slopes up the north western ridge.

On a clear day expect good views across the large expanse of Rannoch Moor to the south

The number of registered munro-madness users who have climbed Carn Dearg is Twenty-Five

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Simon Williamson marked Carn Dearg as bagged on Sun 17 Aug 2014
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esbcs27 marked Carn Dearg as bagged on Thu 11 Jul 2013
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PascalineBC marked Carn Dearg as bagged on Sat 17 Nov 2012
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soc079 marked Carn Dearg as bagged on Tue 27 Mar 2012
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billmyl marked Carn Dearg as bagged on Fri 26 Aug 2011
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Fhuaran marked Carn Dearg as bagged on Wed 13 Jul 2011
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habu66 marked Carn Dearg as bagged on Mon 18 Apr 2011
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reido_chris_@ho... marked Carn Dearg as bagged on Fri 01 Apr 2011
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Milimut marked Carn Dearg as bagged on Tue 29 Mar 2011
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mousepotato marked Carn Dearg as bagged on Sun 13 Feb 2011
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ashog marked Carn Dearg as bagged on Mon 27 Sep 2010
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FergusMcJazz marked Carn Dearg as bagged on Thu 23 Sep 2010
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potace marked Carn Dearg as bagged on Mon 15 Mar 2010
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gary marked Carn Dearg as bagged on Fri 05 Mar 2010
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Tim Hawkes marked Carn Dearg as bagged on Thu 30 Jul 2009