Nat Park - Cairngorm. Author - Peter Smyly. Join us on a walk up Derry Cairngorm for fantastic views across the Cairngorms. Date Walked : 13/05/2005 ; County : Highlands, Grampian; Start Location : Aviemore ; End Location : Derry Lodge ; Start time : 08.33 ; End time : 17.29 ; Distance : 18.0 miles ; Description : This was a spectacular walk following the Lairig Ghru pass through the Cairngorms. Follow the path south from here down Glen Derry, passing through a fenced If the event is cancelled due to lockdown we will move you to another event or offer a refund according to our Term and Conditions. east end of Loch Etchachan. Walking can be dangerous and is done entirely at your own risk. Derry Cairngorm is 1155 metres high. The path eventually disappears into the boulder-field covering the summit. Above 950m, much of the ground is boulder and stone covered. Hillgoers accepts no liability if someone in the group breaks social distance rules or if you think you caught COVID-19 during one of our events. The track curves round to the right before crossing a bridge over the river. A good path winds up Derry Cairngorm's steep south-east ridge, then a pleasant 4km ridge walk leads to the conical summit. Derry Cairngorm (1155m) has a central position in the Cairngorms and as a result offers some of the finest views of the neighbouring mountains. are a couple of stiles to negotiate before you emerge on to open hillside, the Derry lodge is about 3 miles or so from the car park but it is straightforward to get to. A long rewarding day which took 11.5 hrs to complete. Copyright © WalkScotland.com. I was in seventh heaven, and I crossed the Cairngorm Club Footbridge over a river with unadulterated joy. It then continues past the foot of Loch Etchachan to climb remote Beinn Mheadhoin with its majestic granite tours at the very heart of the wild Cairngorms. A fine ridge walk from Carn a'Mhaim & Ben MacDui. Derry Cairngorm is a summit in the region or range in Scotland. Location Map. 0 comment. A path then descends from the high lochan, dropping Join us for a winter guided walk up Derry Cairngorm. In good winter conditions the scenes are spectacular! The track undulates gently, with Derry Cairngorm in view ahead. The day’s quarry emerges as you walk along the track, Carn a’Mhaim on the left and Derry Cairngorm on the right, with Ben Macdui rising behind. About a mile into the walk, Derry Cairngorm came into view still looking a very long way off. Posts about Derry Cairngorm written by johnmuir2013. Note: Those wishing a shorter walk could walk to Derry Lodge & back to Linn o’ Dee – 6 miles. The summit has two cairns, not sure which is higher but the conical summit gives amazing views over the surrounding peaks, including Ben Macdui and Cairngorm. Send us your photographs and pictures on, of, or from Creagan a' Choire Etchachan (Derry Cairngorm) If you would like to add your walk photographs and pictures featuring views from, on or of Creagan a' Choire Etchachan (Derry Cairngorm) to this page, please send them as email attachments (configured for any computer) along with your name to: However, an alternative option is to We had planned to do two Munros, Derry Cairngorm (1155m) and Beinn Mheadhoin (1182m) to the west of Glen Lui. Best of all was the really excellent view of Ben Macdui - the route leaves Derry Cairngorm right under the south corrie of Ben Macdui. Creag Bhalg (668m). Derry Cairngorm and Loch Etchachan Join us for a guided walk over Derry Cairngorm and down to Loch Etchachan, returning via the beautiful Glen Derry. The footpaths for most of the walk are very good. Nat Park - Cairngorm. This section of the walk takes about 1h 15 minutes each way. Scotland's eight 4000 footers and, while Derry Cairngorm is not one of them, it Further Information. About a mile into the walk, Derry Cairngorm came into view still looking a very long way off. Summary:This long hillwalk heads from the Linn of Dee heads up to Derry Lodge before climbing over the bald, stony summit of Derry Cairngorm. for Derry Cairngorm, Aberdeenshire (AB35 5YJ) Use the map type in the top left to choose OS Explorer for walking maps, or OS Landranger for cycling or driving maps. If the ground conditions and weather are good, the day may be extended to explore more of the area too. Cairn Gorm sits to the north beyond Beinn Mheadhoin, while Beinn Bhreac is immediately east across deep Glen Derry. bear left and follow the way up Glen Lui to Derry Lodge. Derry Lodge. Other places near Derry Cairngorm, Aberdeenshire (AB35 5YJ) Look out for wildlife such as dotterel, ptarmigan and golden eagles. We decided that if we had the energy and the weather held, we might bag two more Munros to the east of the glen, Beinn a’Chaorainn (1082m) and Beinn Bhreac (931m) on the return. Cairngorm Walk Cairngorm & Ben Macdui from the ski centre. Climb Derry Cairngorm, visit the remote Loch Etchachan and return along the Lairig an Laoigh path in the scenic Glen Derry.Written for Walkingworld by Mike Taylor This walk starts from the Linn of Dee car park and goes through the woods and onto the estate road that goes to Derry Lodge. Derry Cairngorm in … Beyond this is a footbridge over the Derry Burn. Cairngorm. Time - 14 hours 10 minutes. The way reaches a col above Coire na Saobhaldh, south of Derry Cairngorm, which Set off from the public car park at Linn of Dee, following a path signed for Note: Those wishing a shorter walk could walk to Derry Lodge & back to Linn o’ Dee – 6 miles. This can be considerably shortened on a bike. There is track and path throughout. It continues 1 / 1. Grading A long day suitable for fit and experienced hill walkers. Grade - hard. 19 miles. This Victorian building was used as a base for shooting parties but is now disused. August 17, 2017. Braemar Circular (Sunday) River Gairn (Monday) The Cairngorm ski area is a bit of a spoiler of parts of the central massif around Cairn Gorm itself, but you can escape it reasonably easily. Two miles on from the junction, I never knew it was such a fine mountain. Time - 14 hours 10 minutes. Time - 8 hours 20 minutes. Ascent - 4600 feet / 1394 metres . It's a fine viewpoint with panoramas over craggy coires If the ground conditions and weather are good, t Walk Photo 111904. Derry Lodge is currently boarded up, but there are signs of life and planning permission for it to be turned into a hostel. 18th March 2012 Derry Cairngorm (Cairngorms) Robin Murray walked up during June, 1975 [from/via/route] From Cairngorm carpark taking in Ben Macdui, Derry Cairngorm, Beinn Mheadhoin and Cairngorm [with] Dad [weather] Glorious. Ascent - 4600 feet / 1394 metres . In good winter conditions the scenes are spectacular! through woodland, returning to the footbridge by Derry Lodge. Footprints Across Scotland Why not make a few of your own! Plotted with the plotaroute.com route planner. The top can be identified by the northern of two cairns. column on 13 December 2006. Join us for a winter guided walk up Derry Cairngorm Derry Cairngorm (1155m) has a central position in the Cairngorms and as a result offers some of the finest views of the neighbouring mountains. The return is down beautiful Glen Derry and through its pinewoods. A fact from Derry Cairngorm appeared on Wikipedia's Main Page in the Did you know? Read the report dropping to a brown wooden hut used by the local mountain rescue team. Do you need a winter skills course to learn tips on winter walking? A walk up through the pines of Glen Derry before making a circuit of loch Etchachan and return over Derry Cairngorm. Home » Munros » Eastern Highlands » Derry Cairngorm. Start - OS grid reference NO063897 Lat 56.988944 // Long -3.543641 Postcode AB35 5YB (approx. Ascent - 2900 feet / 879 metres . The Glenshee West 3 - Sunday 30th May 2021, Bynack More - Saturday 27th February 2021. Derry Cairngorm from Linn of Dee, via Glen Derry, across the Derry Burn and up into Coire an Lochan Uaine, then climbing up the hill to the left (south side) of the waterfall. A good level of fitness will be required and experience of walking Munros in summer is beneficial. Cairn Gorm (Cairngorm) (Scottish Gaelic: An Càrn Gorm, meaning The Blue Hill) is a mountain in the Scottish Highlands overlooking Strathspey and the town of Aviemore.Cairn Gorm has a summit elevation of 1,245 metres (4,084 feet) AMSL and is the seventh-highest mountain in both the United Kingdom and the British Isles. Other Notes: cairns are about 50m apart. Meet at the Linn of Dee car park for a 8am start. Miraculously, after the poor weather of the previous day, it was dry and visibility was good. If someone starts to show symptoms or is contacted to say they have been in close contact with a suspected case, the event will be called off and everyone will be escorted back to safety. Skip to next photo. Derry Cairngorm By James Carron. Follow government guidelines - www.gov.scot/collections/coronavirus-covid-19-guidance. These are ordered below with the most popular ones first. The track curves round to the right before crossing a bridge over the river. Photographer : Andy Smith. The area contains four of boardwalks over a burn and bog. continue north over the summit of Creagan a'Choire Etchachan, dropping to the I took my time on the walk through the forest as the temperature slowly rose, and I took more photographs of this short stretch of path than I have over any equivalent length of path on the trip so far. A walk out from the Linn of Dee and back via Derry Cairngorm and Loch Etchachan on a stunning day in May with snow underfoot and blue skies overhead. Derry Cairngorm Weather (Days 0-3): The weather forecast for Derry Cairngorm is: A dusting of new snowTemperatures will be below freezing (max -1°C on Fri afternoon, min -4°C on Sat afternoon)Winds increasing (light winds from the SSW on Fri morning, severe gales from the W by Sat afternoon). The path drops briefly, then picks a course through smooth boulders to reach the You can return by the route of descent. location only) Walk Route Description. Continue down to a junction of paths just beyond a wooden bridge over the burn down in the base of the valley. We … Derry Cairngorm Munro peak in the heart of the Cairngorms Hidden in the heart of the Cairngorms, Derry Cairngorm is a boulder and stone covered mountain overlooking Glen Derry and lonely Loch Etchachan. Caption - Lower slopes of Derry Cairngorm from base camp. Derry Cairngorm and Beinn Mheadhoin. Toggle Sidebar. County/Area - Aberdeenshire. The walk: Derry Cairngorm. All rights reserved. Nat Park - Cairngorm. Plotted with the plotaroute.com route planner. Derry Cairngorm and Ben Macdui Care is required when crossing the bouldery summits of Ben MacDui & Derry Cairngorm. A walk past the "Green Loch" and up onto Derry Cairngorm Driving down the north Dee side road early on Sunday there were some fantastic views of Lochnagar as I approached Ballater. All participants receive a 15% discount on goods (except gift vouchers, sale items and books). Please do not attend any Hillgoers event if you are showing any symptoms or suspect you have been on contact with someone who has COVID-19. Start - OS grid reference NH990060 Lat 57.133768 // Long -3.670283 Postcode PH22 1RB (approx. quite steeply beside the burn to the Hutchison Memorial Hut, an open mountain There was a short shower as we started climbing up from the edge of the forest to the first crags above, but the sun came out and warmed us immediately. Map OS Landranger sheet 36 or Harveys Cairn Gorm. bothy. Turn left here and head north on a wide sandy track over open Ptarmigan, dotterel and capercaillie are among the area's birdlife. It then continues past the foot of Loch Etchachan to climb remote Beinn Mheadhoin with its majestic granite tours at the very heart of the wild Cairngorms. As you approach the derelict lodge, the track enters a small woodland of Scots All the walking routes up Derry Cairngorm on Mud and Routes can be found below. Head E’wards along the metalled road and at NGR 069 899 take the path on the west side of the Lui Water past the salmon ladder and cateracts to eventually emerge on to the Derry Lodge track at approx. Other Notes: cairns are about 50m apart. offers spectacular views to the high peaks and an uncomplicated ascent and descent from Linn of Dee, near Braemar. About Derry Cairngorm. edge of the trees. Cross it, A generally easy walk with superb views along the ridge and into the Lairig Ghru. The text of the entry was as follows: Did you know... that a subpeak of Derry Cairngorm holds the highest permanent body of water in Great Britain? Derry Cairngorm is 1155 metres high. A generally easy walk with superb views along the ridge and into the Lairig Ghru. All Hillgoers walks are limited to 6 participants to give you a great experience and minimise our impact on the environment. Author - Andy Smith. Munro, Murdo, HuMP, sub Marilyn, Sim, and Tump. Dan's Walks and Drives. P20055136117 The river at the Cairngorm Club Footbridge. Derry Cairngorm's remote position poses a dilema of route choice ! Walk 1119 : Ben Macdui, Carn a' Mhaim via Derry Lodge from Linn of Dee. Route Map Walk Grading. Send us your photographs and pictures on, of, or from Creagan a' Choire Etchachan (Derry Cairngorm) If you would like to add your walk photographs and pictures featuring views from, on or of Creagan a' Choire Etchachan (Derry Cairngorm) to this page, please send them as email attachments (configured for any computer) along with your name to: There are 4751 Walkhighlanders who have climbed Derry Cairngorm. to neighbouring Ben Macdui and the summits of Cairn Toul, Braeriach and the The plan for this day's walk (in June 2016) was to climb Derry Cairngorm and then drop down to Loch Etchachan and climb Beinn Mheadhoin before returning down Glen Derry. Up towards the highest point of the trip on Derry Cairngorm, the wind properly lashed past gusting to maybe 70mph. Carn na Drochaide (Sunday) Coyles of Muick (Monday) Glen Feardar (Tuesday) Colonel in Chief’s Trail (Wednesday) Maim and Geallaig Hill (Thursday) Craig Vallich (Friday) Easy Walks. If you need accommodation we have details of 22 properties offering rooms near Derry Cairngorm. Retrace your steps from here through Glen Lui to the Linn of Dee. Users' walk reports for Derry Cairngorm. A mile on, the track descends to a wooden bridge across the river. This section of the walk takes about 1h 15 minutes each way. Devil's Point to the west. Route Map Walk Grading. Cairngorm Walk Ben Macdui, Carn a' Mhaim via Derry Lodge from Linn of Dee. Show caption 1 / 1. Both Bob Scott's and Huchison bothy were a bit busy so we camped out at both. Tag: Derry Cairngorm. Information is provided free of charge; it is each walker's responsibility to check it and navigate using a map and compass. It rises again to a high kissing gate at the The walk: Derry Cairngorm. Derry Cairngorm (1155m) has a central position in the Cairngorms and as a result offers some of the finest views of the neighbouring mountains. Length - 19.0 miles / 30.9 km. Derry Cairngorm and Beinn Mheadhoin. Walking | Derry Cairngorm and Loch Etchachan from Linn of Dee | A long, circular walk into the heart of the Cairngorms. Meet Time, Location & Estimated Walk Duration. Derry Cairngorm is a Scottish mountain in the Cairngorms range, 14 kilometres north west of Braemar in the county of Aberdeenshire. Do not take the main path up Glen Derry but aim for This walk from the Linn of Dee follows Glen Lui as far as Derry Lodge, an imposing but disused shooting lodge in a beautiful pinewood with great views of the Cairngorm mountains. Other walkers registered on our site who have already walked up this hill include: beth, Darrenh, DukeNukem, Fisher, gallowshill, jax159, markhallam, and rockhopper. Pine. Derry lodge is about 3 miles or so from the car park but it is straightforward to get to. Walk 1119 : Ben Macdui, Carn a' Mhaim via Derry Lodge from Linn of Dee The walk then heads north through Glen Lui along Lui Water to Derry Lodge. Derry Cairngorm (1155m) has a central position in the Cairngorms and as a result offers some fine views of neighbouring hills. For the more experienced, the summits beckon. NGR 063 906. Simon Duerden, Paul Booth and Trevor Williams have all walked, climbed & bagged Derry Cairngorm. If the ground conditions and weather are good, the day may be extended to explore more of the area too. path winding through crags before finally flattening off. Derry Cairngorm coming into view: Descent from Carn Crom: During the walk to Derry Cairngorm, I passed only three other walkers who were all heading back. is visible ahead, although the actual summit is hidden behind a lower peak. The Cairngorm National Park was formed in 2003 to protect the unique aspects of the area. There Continue north-west squirrels and pine martens to be found in the belts of Scots Pine which carpet Grade - hard. You must carry a face covering should close contact be required. woodland, protected from grazing sheep and deer. Walking from the Li Snow bunting, mountain hare and potentially the local reindeer herd might show up! 1 / 1. ; A record of the entry may be seen at Wikipedia:Recent additions/2006/December. 1155m high. Good chat at Huchi on the second night! Care is required when crossing the bouldery summits of Ben MacDui & Derry Cairngorm. Derry Cairngorm in the background. For the more experienced, the summits beckon. Skip to next photo. Length - 11.0 miles / 17.9 km. A circuit of just these two Munros amounts to almost 20 miles and some 1200m of ascent. Caption - Lower slopes of Derry Cairngorm from base camp. You can then continue along the pretty Derry Burn with lovely woodland trails and fabulous views of the Cairngorm mountains. Length - 19.0 miles / 30.9 km. Had to stop occasionally and just hold tight. Lower slopes of Derry Cairngorm from base camp. This walk starts from the Linn of Dee car park and goes through the woods and onto the estate road that goes to Derry Lodge. There was some light cloud covering the tops but it looked like it was clearing. They have contributed 116 public walk reports including this summit. Time - 14 hours 10 minutes. Bridge over the river. Cairngorms - Derry Cairngorm. Derry Cairngorm. Length - 19.0 miles / 30.9 km. Show caption 1 / 1. Wildlife in the area includes red deer, mountain hare and foxes with red Posted by Al Smith, Cairngorm National Park I recently took the opportunity to complete one of the Muir Missions and go for a walk in the style of a Victorian naturalist – John Muir on this occasion. See photos images. enclosure where efforts are being made to regenerate the area's natural Distance approx. I never knew it was such a fine mountain. I had set off quite late! Send us your photographs and pictures on, of, or from Sgurr an Lochan Uaine (Derry Cairngorm) If you would like to add your walk photographs and pictures featuring views from, on or of Sgurr an Lochan Uaine (Derry Cairngorm) to this page, please send them as email attachments (configured for any computer) along with your name to: and we shall do our best to publish them. The magnificent Cairngorms are a magnet for walkers and, from high mountain tops to refreshing forest trails, the granite plateau and surrounding countryside has something for everyone. Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Derry Cairngorm. Skip to content. Home | Mountains | Adventure |Gear | Info | Humour | Links. In good winter conditions the scenes are spectacular! Ben Macdui, Derry Cairngorm (Thursday) Culardoch, Carn Liath (Friday) Medium Walks. Walks vary between: multi-days; … NGR 008 997where you turn off the path & head Southeastwards towards Derry Cairngorm. A tough afternoon’s walking, and faces are taking on a ruddy hail-blasted glow This walk can take 8-9 hours depending on the weather and ground conditions. Start/parking Linn of Dee. Ptarmigan are often found in the area but are well hidden in winter. All the walking routes up Derry Cairngorm on Mud and Routes can be found below. Grade - hard. There is a railway to near Cairngorm summit, but you can’t walk from it, which is probably a good idea. The Walking | Ben Macdui and Derry Cairngorm | Summary:Ben Macdui is Britain's second highest peak, and unlike Ben Nevis, Macdui is situated in the centre of a vast wilderness. Distance 15 miles/24km. This out-and-back route gives open vistas and pinewoods with a taste of the wild Cairngorms, yet backed by the ease and safety of a clear vehicle track to follow. refreshing forest trails, the granite plateau and surrounding countryside has something for everyone. Derry Cairngorm No ratings yet. Route Map Walk Grading. path heads north over the bare open hillside, rising to rocky ground. Couple of days hillwalking in the Cairngorms in January. Posts about Derry Cairngorm written by Dan. It then climbs to the outlying top where the summit soon looms into view. Ben MacDui, Derry Cairngorm and Carn a' Mhaim A long rewarding day which took 11.5 hrs to complete. The top can be identified by the northern of two cairns. See photos images. In winter ice axes and crampons and the knowledge to use them properly are a must. Best of all was the really excellent view of Ben Macdui - the route leaves Derry Cairngorm right under the south corrie of Ben Macdui. Sitting in National Trust for Scotland land, Derry Cairngorm is a mountain in the heart of the Cairngorms, with a wide summit ridge running north-south and connected to Ben Macdui via Creagan a'Choire Etchachan. If you've walked up this hill already why not log on or register and record your walk? Heading for Derry Cairngorm: After about three hours of walking, I reached the final boulderfield slope leading to the summit. The magnificent Cairngorms are a magnet for walkers and, from high mountain tops to From Derry Lodge the ascent to Derry Cairngorm never felt too steep although the top seemed to take a while to come into view. Use back button to return to the photo gallery lists. Author - Andy Smith. Derry Cairngorm Weather (Days 0-3): The weather forecast for Derry Cairngorm is: A dusting of new snowTemperatures will be below freezing (max -1°C on Fri afternoon, min -4°C on Sat afternoon)Winds increasing (light winds from the SSW on Fri morning, severe gales from the W by Sat afternoon). County/Area - Aberdeenshire. Your Mountain Leader will social distance at all times unless there is an emergency requiring first aid, where they would wear the required PPE. Your Mountain Leader for the day will be Bill. Keep to the high ground and go Southwards towards Carn Crom (890m), descend towards Derry Lodge and return to Linn o’ Dee carpark. Cairngorm Walk Ben Macdui, Carn a' Mhaim via Derry Lodge from Linn of Dee. He will be able to expertly guide you to the top of this Munro and give winter walking tips along the way too. It skirts by the substantial stone building - windows boarded up - before Over the bridge, kept left. top, marked by a cairn. over open hillside and the path skirts right of Carn Crom's summit, picking a course around the steep east face of the hill. the steep slope ahead of you, climbing the south-east flank of Carn Crom. 0 comment. Previous Image Next Image Walk Description. 9th March 2008. The walking poles did a good job propping against gusts. Grade - hard. Author - Andy Smith. Ben Macdui, Carn a' Mhaim via Derry Lodge from Linn of Dee Introduction to Walk 1119. County/Area - Highland. We were off and walking from the Linn of Dee by 11am and soon reached Derry Lodge, at which point Paul decided we should climb Derry Cairngorm as well rather than continuing up Glen Derry. Please have a look in our shop, we can post or deliver items to you at the event. County/Area - Aberdeenshire. the lower slopes. Nat Park - Cairngorm. The plan for this day's walk (in June 2016) was to climb Derry Cairngorm and then drop down to Loch Etchachan and climb Beinn Mheadhoin before returning down Glen Derry. GR: 064898. You can then continue along the pretty Derry Burn with lovely woodland trails and fabulous views of the Cairngorm mountains. Ascent - 4600 feet / 1394 metres . About Derry Cairngorm. Return, by retracing your steps to approx. A moderate although long route for the reasonably fit. A moderate although long route for the reasonably fit. The walk then heads north through Glen Lui along Lui Water to Derry Lodge. Walking in Cairngorm. Route map for 'Derry Cairngorm' - a 14.56km walking route, UK. A fine ridge walk from Carn a'Mhaim & Ben MacDui. Walking | Beinn Mheadhoin and Derry Cairngorm from Deeside | Summary:This long hillwalk heads from the Linn of Dee heads up to Derry Lodge before climbing over the bald, stony summit of Derry Cairngorm. Geography. Derry Cairngorm is a summit in the region or range in Scotland. Share on . Derry Cairngorm No ratings yet. Derry Cairngorm is a six/seven-kilometre-long ridge-type mountain that runs north to south, it rises from Glen Luibeg in the south and concludes at Coire Etchachan in the north, where it is joined to Beinn Mheadhoin.Coire Etchachan has Loch Etchachan lying within it, at a height of 930 metres the highest notable expanse of water in Great Britain. This climbs through woodland, dropping down to cross wooden This Victorian building was used as a base for shooting parties but is now disused. 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