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Summary for Geal-Charn (Alder region)
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Details for Geal-Charn (Alder region)
Geal-Charn is a remote complex munro that is sits in the centre of a elongated, evelated ridge between Loch Ossian to Loch Pattack;It's also the highest point on this ridge. Geal-Charn has a large summit 1km square plateau which is surrounded by steep hillside and corries and it's 2 eastern spurs arc around Loch an Sgoir below.
There's a short ridge on the west which links to the munro via a high col at 1000 metres thus continuing to the south western section of the ridge.
The munro Carn Dearg (Alder region) is situated on the north east and is connected via the top Diollaid a'Chairn by short rocky steep ridge that overlooks two lochs (Loch Coire Cheap on the north west, Loch an Sgoir on the south east) ether site of the ridge.
If you like exposed ridges, you'll enjoy the Lancet Edge which is the terminal ridge of the southern spur Sgor Iutharn (1028 metres) which is steep and narrow and a fine traverse.
Access is usually via the munro Carn Dearg (Alder region) which is usually combined with or from south eastern slopes of Sgor Iutharn down to the paths from Culra Bothy.
Excellent views accross the vally to Ben Alder on the south east.
The number of registered munro-madness users who have climbed Geal-Charn (Alder region) is Sixteen
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