Cairn Bannoch & Broad Cairn

Summary for Cairn Bannoch & Broad Cairn

Cairn Bannoch & Broad Cairn is a route in “The ” region / range which is located in the area of the Scottish Highlands as defined by the Scottish Mountaineering Club.

On this route you return by same way

Sunrise 8:48 am
Sunset 3:25 pm
6 hours 36 minutes(s) daylight
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Route points for Cairn Bannoch & Broad Cairn

QGrid Ref.BearingDistance(km)Description
NO30688500215° SW0.54 (0.54)Start from the car park at the end of Glen Muick Rd
NO30258414260° W0.35 (0.89)Take the path on the right over to the road on the other side of Loch Muick
NO29398445203° SSW0.86 (1.75)Pass the boat house and continue along the road on the western side
NO27268227261° W0.31 (2.06)Take the right fork and head up the Glen of the Allt an Dubh-Loch
NO25768237244° WSW0.36 (2.42)Pass a waterfall continuing up the Glen of the Allt an Dubh-Loc
NO24158266297° WNW0.67 (3.09)Continue past Dubh Loch
NO23568298296° WNW0.55 (3.64)The path ends. Continue upstream until past the northwest of Creag an Dubh-Loc
NO22758327233° SW0.26 (3.9)Ascend by the burn between Creag an Dubh-Loc - Cairn Bannoch
NO222825168° SSE0.37 (4.27)The summit Cairn Bannoch - 1012 ( metres)
NO22318218111° ESE0.36 (4.63)
NO226820171° S0.41 (5.04)Cairn Bannoch - Cairn of Gowal (new GR)
NO2270816477° ENE0.41 (5.45)Pass a cairn heading easterly along wide col then onto bouldery summit of "Broad Cairn"
NO24081598° E0.23 (5.68)The summit Broad Cairn - 998 ( metres)
NO2427815149° NE0.05 (5.73)Continue along good path which turns into a track
NO2498812695° E0.36 (6.09)Follow the high level track which eventualy zig zags down
NO25588083100° E0.25 (6.34)Pass a small hut like building
NO2876821837° NE0.53 (6.87)Cross the bridge over the Black Burn & follow the track back to Spittal of Glenmuick
Munros covered on Cairn Bannoch & Broad Cairn
Ordersort icon Height Munro Meaning Pronunciation
117 1012 Cairn Bannoch Cairn like hill of the cake Cairn Bannoch
142 998 Broad Cairn Broad cairn like hill Broad Cairn