A'Bhuidheanach Bheag & Carn na Caim

Summary for A'Bhuidheanach Bheag & Carn na Caim

A'Bhuidheanach Bheag & Carn na Caim is a route in “The Drumochter” region / range which is located in the The Drumochter Hills area of the Scottish Highlands as defined by the Scottish Mountaineering Club.

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Sunrise 8:36 am
Sunset 4:21 pm
7 hours 45 minutes(s) daylight
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18 km/ 11.18 miles890 m/ 2919.95 ft5 hours plus
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On the east side of Drumochter pass lies a range of rounded hill by a steeply rising moor, fringed by a series of heathery corries. This route takes in two fairly undistinguished hills on a undulating moorland plateau which can offer a real test of navigational skill in deteriorating weather conditions. The hills are easily accessed from the A9 road via a quarry track upto the plateau which also extends north & south on the plateau.

Route points for A'Bhuidheanach Bheag & Carn na Caim

QGrid Ref.BearingDistance(km)Description
NN6387820334° NE0.27 (0.27)From the lay-by head up the quaryman's track
NN64038225113° ESE0.33 (0.6)
NN64338211166° SSE1.24 (1.84)Follow the track all the way up.
NN64588090115° ESE1.44 (3.28)
NN6587802495° E0.11 (3.39)Pass the disused Quarry and onto the plateau top marked 902
NN65988023183° S1.03 (4.42)From 902 head for low cairned hill A' Bhuidheanach (879)
NN65887921172° S1.57 (5.99)From A' Bhuidheanach climb gently upto cairned summit & return to Point 902
NN660776352° N1.57 (7.56)The summit A'Bhuidheanach Bheag - 936 ( metres)
NN6646807517° NNE0.9 (8.46)From 914 top continue
NN6676815959° ENE1.12 (9.58)Continue to sumit of Carn na Caim & return by route of ascent
NN677821174° S3.86 (13.44)The summit Carn na Caim - 941 ( metres)
Munros covered on A'Bhuidheanach Bheag & Carn na Caim
Ordersort icon Height Munro Meaning Pronunciation
232 941 Carn na Caim Cairn like peak of the curve Karn na Kyme
238 936 A'Bhuidheanach Bheag The little yellow place Uh Vooyernoch