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Cairngorm Walks

The Cairngorm National Park walks listed below cater for walkers of all abilities from easy walks to challenging mountain walks in remote areas. All walks are free to download and print and some routes have GPS files. The routes cover some of the highest mountains in Britain and are for experienced walkers only.

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WalkDescriptionGradeMiles
3108Creag Choinnich circular from Braemareasy/mod3.50
1904Loch Morlich circulareasy3.50
2706Morrone from Braemareasy/mod3.50
1505Craigellachie National Nature Reserve (Aviemore)easy/mod3.50
1906Lochan Mor & Rothiemurchus Forest from Inverdruieeasy/mod4.00
2067Rothiemurchus Forest via Balvattan from Coylumbridgeeasy/mod5.00
3579Meall a'Bhuachaille & Ryvoan Bothy from Glenmoremoderate5.50
2672Cairngorm Mountain via Coire an t-Sneachdamod/hard6.00
2931Creagan an Fhithich from Falls of Truimeasy/mod6.30
1390Cairn Lochan via the Fiacaill Buttress from the Ski Centrevery hard6.50
3299Loch an Eilein from Coylumbridgeeasy/mod7.50
2412Craiggowrie & Creagan Gorm from Loch Morlichmod/hard7.50
3218Eag a' Chait gap Via Rothiemurchus Lodge from Glenmoremoderate8.50
1276Loch Avon Circular via Cairn Gorm Mountainhard9.50
1605Loch an Eilein & Rothiemurchus Foresteasy/mod10.00
2031Abernethy Forest, Cairngormseasy/mod10.00
1881Ben Macdui & Cairn Lochan from the Ski Centrehard10.00
2314Cairngorm & Ben Macdui from the ski centrehard11.00
2607Lairig Ghru & Chalamain Gap from Glenmoremod/hard12.00
2421Braeriach via the Chalamain Gaphard15.00
1721Braeriach via Lairig Ghru from Coylumbridgevery hard18.00
1119Ben Macdui, Carn a' Mhaim via Derry Lodge from Linn of Deehard19.00
1020Lairig Ghru (via the Chalamain Gap and White Bridge)hard21.00
3076Cairn Toul circuit from Coylumbridge severe26.00
1016Devil's Point, Cairn Toul, Braeriach & Lairig Ghruvery hard28.00

 

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