Carn Eige

Summary for Carn Eige

Carn Eige is an munro in Scotand and is located in the area Glen Affric and Kintail as defined by SMC. (and lies in region known as Glen Affric )

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HeightGrid Ref.PronunciationMeaning
1183 metres / 3881 feetNH123262Karn AyrFile hill
LocationAccess
Glen Affric and KintailLoch Affric, tel: 01456 41
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Details for Carn Eige

Càrn Eige, sometimes spelt Càrn Eighe, is the highest mountain in northern Scotland (north of the Great Glen). It is in the Highland council area, on the boundary between the committee areas of Inverness and Ross and Cromarty, on the former lands of the Clan Chisholm.

The mountain is very remote, more than ten kilometres from the nearest major road, although there is a youth hostel in Glen Affric that is nearer. In terms of relative height, it is the second tallest mountain in the British Isles, after Ben Nevis.

The number of registered munro-madness users who have climbed Carn Eige is Fifteen

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Bill Campbell marked Carn Eige as bagged on Tue 05 May 2009
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