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Culardoch

Corbett

Quick Facts
This is the height of the mountain above sea level. However, on the climb, it is the ascent that matters, i.e. the sum of all the uphill parts of the route.
Altitude
900 m (2952 ft)

This is the standard notation used on Ordnance Survey Landranger maps.

Each reference consists of two letters identifying a 100,000 metre square block then three digits defining the Easting and finally the three digits defining the Northing with reference to the South West corner of the block.

NN166712 is the grid reference for the summit of Ben Nevis. Where you are given the map number ( For Ben Nevis = 41) it is acceptable to omit the two initial letters e.g. 166712. (Instructions on how to read the references are given on the OS maps).

Grid Ref.
NO19359882
An indication of this mountains height rank within its class. Where two mountains share the same height they are ordered alphabetically.
Stature
23 of 222 Corbetts
The number of ascent routes currently available on Munromagic.
Routes
1
Mountain names are usually in Gaelic, the native language of the Scottish Highlands, or have been derived from the old Scots and Norse languages. We give the most commonly accepted meaning, but accept that some of these are disputed.
Meaning
Big high place
 

The UK is covered by 204 Ordnance Survey Landranger 1:50,000 scale maps. Maps numbered 1 to 86 cover Scotland but for the highest mountains (Munros) only 23 maps are required. The name given roughly describes the area covered by the map.

You can click on the map name to purchase the map for £6.29 including postage which is one of the cheapest prices we have found.

OS Landranger Maps Required
  36   Grantown & Aviemore, Cairngorm Mountains
  43   Braemar & Blair Atholl
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A description of the characteristics of the mountain including any hazards of which you should be aware.

 Description
Culardoch and Carn Liath (Corbett) lie either side of the Bealach Dearg and are usually climbed together.

The walk in is quite long, which adds to the logic of bagging both hills in a single expedition.

Culardoch is a much simpler hill, than Carn Liath, being a triangular pyramid with a track approaching it from the W and paths on its E and S slopes.

Hazards you may encounter on Culardoch include
 Relatively Remote Mountain navigate with care.
 Steep slopes on or near ascent routes.
 
General Considerations
 Temperature decreases by 1degree C for every 100m of ascent.
 Wind usually increases with altitude.
 Visibility can change markedly with cloud level.
 River/Stream levels can increase markedly in one day.
Picture Gallery for Culardoch

A selection of weather forecasts local to #GetMountain.Top_Name#.

Ordnance Survey digital maps are also available to members.

 Weather & OS Maps
Cairngorms * Monadhliath
by MWIS (PDF format)
East Highlands
by Met Office
Lochnagar
by Metcheck
Culardoch Area Map
Legend  Munro  Corbett  Graham  English/Welsh Top  Accommodation

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 Where to Stay
Results by distance 'as the crow flies' from Culardoch
Please check the provision of roads in the area.
30.4 km
Drumbeg, Coylumbridge
Drumbeg, Coylumbridge by Aviemore
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The summary information of one or more ascent routes that include Culardoch.

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 Routes that include Culardoch
  Ascent Distance Time Including... Description Rating
1 940 m 28.79 km 7.5 hrs Culardoch and Carn Liath [Braemar]  A long route partly on hill tracks to two Corbetts, a big day Not Yet Rated 
 

Pictures submitted by members on the summit of Culardoch

 Baggers Gallery for Culardoch

Myself at Summit trig of Culardoch 13/05/2014

© Eileen Stark

Image by Eileen Stark

James at Summit trig of Culardoch. 13/05/2014

© Eileen Stark

Image by Eileen Stark

Me at Summit Culardoch 10/03/12

© David Peden

Image by David Peden

Me at summit Culardoch 10/03/12

© John Donnelly

Image by John Donnelly
 
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Recently Climbed By
Stephen Lynch on 30 Sep 2017
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 Shared Members Track Logs
 
Carn Liath [Braemar] and Culardoch
by David McSporran
Carn Liath [Braemar] and Culardoch
by Alasdair Cairns

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 Comments
 
Chris Bowles
wrote on
March 28, 2010
A longer route made very easy by estate tracks and easy angled hills. I can't vouch for the views as I had none, but I could understand why they would be good as these two hills are in a good position. A bike could be used, but the track that winds its way up through the woods is rough in places, however it would provide a good downhill back to Keiloch.
Roger Vander Steen
wrote on
April 4, 2009
2nd April 2009. Car park at Keiloch £2.50; toilets. Good view of Ben Avon from the summit, but not as good as from Carn Liath.
 
 

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