Cairngorms

Description

Mountain range in the eastern Highlands of Scotland. The highest of these mountains is named identical: Cairn Gorm, Blue Hill. Highest summit however is Ben Macdui, 1309 m. The mountain range is located between Aviemore and Braemar.

This area is good for walking, both beautiful and wild. The glens are pretty and sometimes spectacular. The mountains themselves can be climbed without technical problems, but require a good physical fitness.

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Rate 9.0 | 1 vote | No 3. in United Kingdom
  • Henk Nouws July 1977
  • Rate 9
  • Positive Maybe nostalgism. Ben Avon was one of my first mountains. Soaked in rain. The Green Loch.
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  • There`s Always the Hills
  • From his home in the Cairngorms of Scotland, Cameron McNeish reflects on a life dedicated to the outdoors. Following his career as an international long jump athlete, he has for almost forty years written and talked about walking and climbing in Scotland, meeting some of the sport`s great characters such as Chris Brasher, Sir Chris Bonington,... Read more
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  • Ben Alder, Loch Ericht & Loch Laggan - Dalwhinnie OS Explorer Map OL50 (paper)
  • Ben Alder, Loch Ericht and Loch Laggan area of the Scottish Highlands on a detailed topographic and GPS compatible map OL50, paper version, from the Ordnance Survey’s 1:25,000 Explorer series. Coverage includes a small section of the Cairngorms National Park near Dalwhinnie, 16 Munro peaks including Geal Charn, Carn Dearg, and Beinn na Lap,... Read more
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  • Atholl - Glen Tilt, Beinn Dearg & Carn nan Gabhar OS Explorer Map OL51 (paper)
  • Atholl area the Cairngorms National Park on a detailed topographic and GPS compatible map OL51, paper version, from the Ordnance Survey’s 1:25,000 Explorer series. Coverage includes the Forest of Atholl, Glen Tilt, Glen Garry, 10 Munro peaks including Beinn Dearg, Carn nan Gabhar, A’ Bhuidheanach Bheag, Carn na Caim, etc.MOBILE DOWNLOADS: this... Read more
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  • Moray
  • The Moray coastline has a string of superb sandy beaches, and towns such as Buckie, Lossiemouth and Nairn (historically part of Morayshire) have long been popular for family holidays. For the walker there are cliffs, arches and stacks as well as sand and dunes, whilst offshore it may be possible to glimpse the famous Moray Firth dolphins. Set... Read more
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  • Glen Shee & Braemar - The Cairnwell & Glas Maol OS Explorer Map OL52 (paper)
  • Glen Shee and Braemar area of the Scottish Highlands on a detailed topographic and GPS compatible map OL52, paper version, from the Ordnance Survey’s 1:25,000 Explorer series. Coverage includes part of the Cairngorms National Park, 12 Munro peaks including The Cairnwell, Glas Maol and An Socach, a section of the Cateran Trail, etc.MOBILE... Read more
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  • Walking the Corbetts Vol 1 South of the Great Glen
  • Walking the Corbetts describes routes up all 112 Scottish Corbetts (Scotland's 2500-2999ft mountains) south of the Great Glen, covering the Southern Uplands, Southern Highlands, Cairngorms, Jura and Arran. These Scottish hills are every bit as interesting as the Munros, and often clear when the Munros are in cloud. Read more
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  • Corbetts Walking Vol 1: South of the Great Glen
  • Walking the Corbetts Volume 1: South of the Great Glen guide from Cicerone Press describes in 95 routes the most interesting ascents of the 112 peaks south of the Fort William - Loch Ness - Inverness line, including the Southern Highlands, Southern Uplands and the islands of Jura and Arran.The Corbetts are Scottish mountains between 2500 and... Read more
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  • Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire
  • Aberdeenshire has a stunning coastline with vast, spectacular sandy beaches and picturesque fishing villages. Inland is fertile, peaceful farmland rising to the moors and finally the foothills of the Cairngorms. Its beating heart is the thriving city of Aberdeen. We help you find the best walking routes in all parts of Aberdeenshire, from the... Read more
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  • Walking the Munros Vol 1 - Southern, Central and Western Highlands
  • Half of a two-volume set describing challenging and inspiring routes to climb Scotland`s 282 3000ft+ mountains, this guide covers the southern, central and western Highlands (south of the Great Glen), taking in stunning areas such as Glen Coe, Glen Shee, Lochaber and Mull. 69 demanding and inspiring routes are described, covering 139 Munro... Read more
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  • Walking the Munros Vol 1 - Southern, Central and Western Highlands
  • Half of a two-volume set describing challenging and inspiring routes to climb Scotland`s 282 3000ft+ mountains, this guide covers the southern, central and western Highlands (south of the Great Glen), taking in stunning areas such as Glen Coe, Glen Shee, Lochaber and Mull. 69 demanding and inspiring routes are described, covering 139 Munro... Read more
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Maps

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  • Speyside Way XT40
  • Speyside Way, a 123km / 77 miles trail between Buckie on the Moray coast and Aviemore in the Cairngorms National Park or alternatively to Tomintoul, presented at 1:40,000 on a light, waterproof and tear-resistant map from Harvey Map Services. The whole route is covered on five overlapping panels, with small street plans of Buckie, Charlestown... Read more
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  • Speyside Way Harvey National Trail XT40
  • Speyside Way, a 123km / 77 miles trail between Buckie on the Moray coast and Aviemore in the Cairngorms National Park or alternatively to Tomintoul, presented at 1:40,000 on a light, waterproof and tear-resistant map from Harvey Map Services. The whole route is covered on five overlapping panels, with small street plans of Buckie, Charlestown... Read more
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  • Wandelkaart Speyside Walk (Schotland) | Harvey Maps
  • Speyside Way, a 123km / 77 miles trail between Buckie on the Moray coast and Aviemore in the Cairngorms National Park or alternatively to Tomintoul, presented at 1:40,000 on a light, waterproof and tear-resistant map from Harvey Map Services. The whole route is covered on five overlapping panels, with small street plans of Buckie, Charlestown... Read more
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  • Rob Roy Way Harvey National Trail XT40
  • Rob Roy Way, one of Scotland’s Great Trails from Drymen just north of Glasgow along Loch Tay to Pitlochry on the edge of the Cairngorms National Park presented at 1:40,000 on a light, waterproof and tear-resistant map from Harvey Map Services. The whole route, either 124km/77 miles or 151km/94 miles long depending on which variant one follows,... Read more
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  • Wandelkaart Rob Roy Way | Harvey Maps
  • Mooie, duidelijke kaart van de Rob Roy Way in Schotland. Geplastificeerd met veel extra informatie en uitsnedes van de route. One of Scotland's Great Trails Rob Roy Way is a walk across part of the Southern Highlands of Scotland taking in some of the most beautiful countryside in the UK. Starting from Drymen it goes north east to finish in... Read more
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  • Aviemore & Central Cairngorms AA Walker`s Map 28
  • Aviemore and Central Cairngorms at 1:25,000 in a series of Walker’s Maps published by the AA with the cartography from the Ordnance Survey’s Explorer series. The map is double-sided and coverage includes Caringorms National Park, Cairn Gorm, Ben Macdui, Aviemore, Kincraig, Breamer, Crathie, etc.Maps in the AA Walker’s series are identical to... Read more
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  • Cairngorms Reference Map
  • Cairngorm Mountains on an overview map from Colin Baxter presenting at 1:85,000 an area from Aviemore and Kincraig in the north-west to Braemar in the south-east. Bold colouring and relief shading shows the topography, with names of numerous peaks, glens, etc.The map indicates main paths in the mountains and facilities available in various... Read more
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  • Cairngorms & Lochnagar Harvey British Mountain Map XT40
  • Waterproof mountain map of the Caingorms & Lochnagar from Harvey at 1:40,000, with a geological map of the region on the reverse, and advice on navigating the region safely.*MAIN MAP:* Topography is shown through clear altitude shading, spot heights, contours at 15m intervals, and index contours at 75m intervals. A variety of symbols are used... Read more
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