Carn Dearg (Alder region)

Summary for Carn Dearg (Alder region)

Carn Dearg (Alder region) 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 Ben Alder )

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HeightGrid Ref.PronunciationMeaning
1034 metres / 3392 feetNN504764Karn JerrackRed cairn like peak
LocationAccess
Loch Linnhe to Loch ErichtBen Alder Estate, tel: 01540 672000
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Details for Carn Dearg (Alder region)

Carn Dearg (Alder region) is a remote munro that is sits on the end of a north eastern half of a elongated, evelated ridge between Loch Ossian to Loch Pattack and is the highest point on this high ridge. The summit is in the centre of it's long (3km) broad stony ridge which runs from the top Dollaid a' Chairn (925m) on the south-west to a minor top (827 metres) that overlooks crags of Coire Sron an Nid on the north-east. The north-west and south-east flanks of this munro are steep and rocky higher up.

The usuall access route is via its north-eastern shoulder via the paths from Culra bothy; Alternatively it it can be combined with the munro Geal-Charn (Alder region) via Dollaid a' Chairn on the south west.

In poor weather Carn Dearg has a tendency to be free from cloud giving good views even when it's neigbours on the south west are covered.

The number of registered munro-madness users who have climbed Carn Dearg (Alder region) is Fifteen

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esbcs27 marked Carn Dearg (Alder region) as bagged on Thu 11 Jul 2013
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spacemole marked Carn Dearg (Alder region) as bagged on Sun 04 Mar 2012
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billmyl marked Carn Dearg (Alder region) as bagged on Fri 26 Aug 2011
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FergusMcJazz marked Carn Dearg (Alder region) as bagged on Fri 24 Jun 2011
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potace marked Carn Dearg (Alder region) as bagged on Sun 05 Jun 2011
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alan marked Carn Dearg (Alder region) as bagged on Mon 02 May 2011
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mousepotato marked Carn Dearg (Alder region) as bagged on Sun 13 Feb 2011
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reido_chris_@ho... marked Carn Dearg (Alder region) as bagged on Sun 01 Nov 2009
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Tim Hawkes marked Carn Dearg (Alder region) as bagged on Mon 10 Aug 2009
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grahammclaren marked Carn Dearg (Alder region) as bagged on Mon 13 Jul 2009
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Bill Campbell marked Carn Dearg (Alder region) as bagged on Tue 05 May 2009
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AndreHilhorst marked Carn Dearg (Alder region) as bagged on Mon 06 Apr 2009
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stu marked Carn Dearg (Alder region) as bagged on Fri 03 Apr 2009
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Fhuaran marked Carn Dearg (Alder region) as bagged on Mon 16 Feb 2009
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tony meeson marked Carn Dearg (Alder region) as bagged on Sun 25 Jan 2009