The Devils Point Cairn Toul and The Angels' Peak

Summary for The Devils Point Cairn Toul and The Angels' Peak

The Devils Point Cairn Toul and The Angels' Peak is a route in “The Braemar” region / range which is located in the The Cairngorms area of the Scottish Highlands as defined by the Scottish Mountaineering Club.

On this route you return by same way

Sunrise 6:58 am
Sunset 7:17 pm
12 hours 18 minutes(s) daylight
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The Devils Point, Cairn Toul & Sgor an Lochain Uaine (Angels' Peak)

DistanceAscentTime
38 km/ 23.61 miles1380 m/ 4527.56 ft10 hours plus
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This is probably the finest group of mountains in the Cairngorms as the munros have well defined peaks rather than plateau-topped summit's like the others. The route is a long demanding route over remote countryside covering 3 of the best munros in the area giving a worthwhile long days outing.

Time can be saved by camping at Derry Lodge or Staying the night in Corrour Bothy and doing other hills in the area.

Route points for The Devils Point Cairn Toul and The Angels' Peak

QGrid Ref.BearingDistance(km)Description
NO06188976N1.7 (1.7)Linn of Dee car park a footpath signed for 'Glen Lui' heads into the woods.
NO06319146306° NW2.65 (4.35)Cross the bridge to join the track to Derry Lodge
NO04229310287° WNW3.14 (7.49)Pass Derry Lodge which is owned by the national trust
NO012941262° W1.9 (9.39)Cross Luibeg Bridge and join the path that skirts round the southern edge of Carn a'Mhaim and
NN98539557268° W1.61 (11)From the path turn right down to Corrour Bothy. Then climb steeply into Coire Odhar and upto the col below the Devils Point.
NN96929556118° ESE0.83 (11.83)Climb onto the sumit return to the col and onto Cairn Toul's southern top
NN976951298° WNW0.83 (12.66)The summit The Devil's Point - 1004 ( metres)
NN9610964816° NNE0.8 (13.46)From Corrie an t-Saighdeir follow the obvious path that passes bolders onto the summit to continue over to a sandy col above Lochaine Uaine
NN963972181° S10.1 (23.56)240
NN958871358° N10.17 (33.73)Skirt round the flanks of Cair Toul and back to Coire Odhar via Cair Touls southern top the return via same way
NN95759733314° NW0.44 (34.17)From the col climb easily to the Angel's Peak then return via to the sandy col
NN954976175° S13.29 (47.46)241
Munros covered on The Devils Point Cairn Toul and The Angels' Peak
Ordersort icon Height Munro Meaning Pronunciation
130 1004 The Devil's Point From Bod an Deamhain meaning penis of the demon