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Cairn Gorm 1244mts

Cairngorms National Park

Walk in vis ski resort up to cairn gorm

Hiking Severe

6.4 km
619 m
616 m
2-3 hrs
Low Point
625 m
High Point
1.2 km
Cairn Gorm 1244mts Map

This is a popular hiking route which is generally considered to be severe. It's remote, it features extreme exposure and is typically done in undefined. From a low point of 625 m to the maximum altitude of 1.2 km, the route covers 6.4 km, 619 vertical metres of ascent and 616 vertical metres of descent.


In winter hard going follow ridge left up to Cairngorm see Weather station down to Ptarmigan and continue to carpark.



Hiking challenging trails where simple scrambling, with the occasional use of the hands, is a distinct possibility. The trails are often filled with all manner of obstacles both small and large, and the hills are very steep. Obstacles and challenges are often unexpected and can be unpredictable.

Extreme Exposure

4 out of 4

Some trail sections are extremely exposed where falling will almost certainly result in serious injury or death.


2 out of 4

Away from help but easily accessed.

Best time to visit

in undefined


  • Picturesque

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