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Creagan a' Chaise


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.
722 m (2368 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.
An indication of this mountains height rank within its class. Where two mountains share the same height they are ordered alphabetically.
60 of 222 Grahams
The number of ascent routes currently available on Munromagic.
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.
Crag of the Steep Rock

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.

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A description of the characteristics of the mountain including any hazards of which you should be aware.

Creagan a' Chaise is the highest of the Hills of Cromdale, a ridge running SW to NE to the W of Grantown-On-Spey.

The ridge is bounded by Strathspey to the NW and Strath Avon to the SE.

Creagan a' Chaise lies at the SW end of the ridge whilst another Graham, Carn a' Ghille Chearr lies at the NE end. The two could possibly be climbed together giving a long ridge walk.

Access is possible from either Strathspey to the NW or Strath Avon to the SE.

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.
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Ordnance Survey digital maps are also available to members.

 Weather & OS Maps
Cairngorms * Monadhliath
by MWIS (PDF format)
East Highlands
by Met Office
Beinn Mheadhoin
by Metcheck
Creagan a' Chaise Area Map
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The summary information of one or more ascent routes that include Creagan a' Chaise.

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 Routes that include Creagan a' Chaise

We currently have no routes listed for Creagan a' Chaise.

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Pictures submitted by members on the summit of Creagan a' Chaise

 Baggers Gallery for Creagan a' Chaise

Bill Gordon and Bel at the cairn of Creagan a` Chaise on 1/12/2009.

© Graham Young

Image by Graham Young
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Carn a' Ghille Chearr and Creagan a' Chaise
by David McSporran

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Leon Mooney
wrote on
January 31, 2010
Climbed on 20/10/09 as day 2 (of 3) of Walking Group Leader assessment. Started near Lynebreck, with me doing the first leg to below Sgor Gaoithe. I later had to lead the group from Leth Allt Mor to Carn Tuarnair, which turned out to be the longest individual leg of the day. After getting to the Jubilee Cairn at the summit the sun set and the return journey was our night navigation (with head torches) along the tops, with my bit being having to find the summit of Sgor Gaoithe and the descent to the minibus. Fine scenery - my first experience of the Cromdales.

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