Geal charn (Drumochter Pass)

Summary for Geal charn (Drumochter Pass)

Geal charn (Drumochter Pass) is an munro in Scotand and is located in the area The Drumochter Hills as defined by SMC. (and lies in region known as Drumochter )

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HeightGrid Ref.PronunciationMeaning
917 metres / 3009 feetNN596782Geeya CharnAncient Peak
LocationAccess
The Drumochter HillsHillphone, tel: 01528 522200
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Geal charn lies south west of Dalwhinnie and north west of the Pass of Drumochter along with A'Mharconaich that is just to the south south east connected via a high col. Geal charn is a rounded hill which is featureless on a broad ridge that runs south-west to north-east.

Usual access is from the broad heathery north eastern should that leads down to the Balsporran Cottages. Alternatively the hill can be combined with A'Mharconaich and accessed from the high col to the south.

Geal-charn is one of the easiest munros in all of scotland as you get a starting point at about 450 metres above sea level and all 4 hills in this group can be completed in quite a long days outing.
Of all the munros in Drumochter Geal charn provide the most spectacular views across Loch Ericht towards the wide plateau of Ben Alder.

The number of registered munro-madness users who have climbed Geal charn (Drumochter Pass) is Forty-Two

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