Cairngorm Mountain is home to Scotland’s only funicular railway, which offers spectacular views from over 3,500ft at the top of the mountain range. A valued partner. The Lairig Ghru is the best-known mountain pass in Scotland, climbing to an altitude of 835 metres and crossing through the Central Cairngorms, through some of the wildest country; it’s a classic walk taking you from Speyside to Deeside. Cairngorm Mountain: Great walk - See 2,524 traveler reviews, 1,369 candid photos, and great deals for Aviemore, UK, at Tripadvisor. Cairngorm Mountain ski area and all on-site facilities closing temporarily from 3pm on 24 December 2020. Nat Park - Cairngorm. You will be walking on a mix of constructed footpaths and open ground, so sturdy footwear is required. The Cairngorm and Northern Corries guided walk is a ‘must do’ when visiting Aviemore and the surrounding area. The Cairngorms are a popular destination for winter sports enthusiasts and year-round hill walkers. We look forward to welcoming you back to Cairngorm when the Scottish Government relax the current restrictions. Cairngorm Mountain: Guided walk - See 2,524 traveler reviews, 1,369 candid photos, and great deals for Aviemore, UK, at Tripadvisor. Journey with us into the wild and rugged Cairngorm Mountain Range, and take in some of the most breath-taking and awe-inspiring views that Scotland has to offer. Planning to take to walk your dog somewhere different? Partners. BYNACK More is my ‘bad weather’ hill. But make sure you have waterproofs handy as it has been known to rain here…! Click thumbnails for larger images. In addition the route visits some of the wild country surrounding this peak including the summit of Cairngorm. At 1245 metres (4084 ft) Cairn Gorm is the sixth highest mountain in the United Kingdom. The sausage rolls are made here in our kitchen and are extremely tasty. Cairngorm Mountain: Fantastic Walk to the Summit! Author - Andy Smith & Alwyn Williams. At 1,309m it is one of the easier Munro summits to reach. Every donation helps us keep our equipment safe and up to date. Always on call. Dial 999 or 112 and ask for POLICE, MOUNTAIN RESCUE. Tour in style and comfort in our luxury 8-seater minibus and get the very most out of your Highland tour. Cairngorm Mountain’s own observations indicate that visitor use around the summit dome in 2010 did not displace a nearby dotterel family. Cairngorm Mountain Ltd has monitored dotterel on trial walks from 17 July–31 October 2010 and 1 May–17 July this year. This high mountain walk visits the second highest summit in Scotland - Ben Macdui. Nat Park - Cairngorm. Gateshead, United Kingdom 147 contributions 54 helpful votes. Get In Touch. We rely on fundraising and donations. Start - OS grid reference NH974098 Lat 57.167534 // Long -3.698268 Postcode PH22 1QY (approx. Some of the most stunning scenery in the world… We start our tour by travelling over the Slochd summit into the Strathspey and Badenoch region of the Highlands of Scotland, before making our way into the Cairngorm Mountains. Despite the altitude of these mountains, this walk is not a particularly strenuous one for the average fit mountain walker. Responded 24 Aug 2020. Grade - mod/hard. Well worth a visit to take in the stunning scenery. Start - OS grid reference NH990060 Lat 57.133768 // Long -3.670283 Postcode PH22 1RB (approx. 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. The route passes the Ptarmigan Restaurant, the highest restaurant in the UK. Response from CairnGorm_Mountain, Marketing Assistant at Cairngorm Mountain. Do choose a good day to complete this walk as navigation can be difficult for inexperienced walkers. Length - 7.5 miles / 12.2 km. Cairngorm Mountain: A great mountain walk - See 2,527 traveller reviews, 1,378 candid photos, and great deals for Aviemore, UK, at Tripadvisor. There are no knife edge ridges, vertiginous drops or mercilessly steep slopes. County/Area - Highland. Cairngorm & Ben Macdui from the ski centre. Cairngorm Walk Cairngorm Mountain via Coire an t-Sneachda. Taking in spectacular views across the Cairngorm mountain range and Rothiemurchus forest. Route Map Walk Grading. Your safety is our priority. Cairngorm Mountain Funicular Railway in the Highlands. From the south, the Lairig Ghru can be approached from Braemar through Glen Lui, or Glen Dee, and from Blair Atholl through Glen Tilt. Do choose a good day to complete this walk as navigation can be difficult for inexperienced walkers. Cairngorm & Glenmore Partnership; Cairngorms Tourism Partnership; Local Business + Make It Yours: Brand your Business. Grade: Serious mountain walk. Visit our web site or follow us on Facebook for the latest news on events and activities on offer at Cairngorm Mountain. CMRT on . - See 2,527 traveller reviews, 1,378 candid photos, and great deals for Aviemore, UK, at Tripadvisor. Please contact info@cairngormmountain.co.uk with any queries. Open year-round to welcome visitors, we have an array of fantastic activities on offer to ensure you enjoy your mountain visit. The Cairngorm peak of Ben Macdui is the second highest mountain in Britain. Visit us at up at Cairngorm Mountain in the heart of the Cairngorms National Park. Access via the ski road is restricted to essential maintenance staff and Cairngorm Mountain Rescue Service. This walk follows the signed 'Windy Ridge Path' from the Cairngorm Ski Centre car park to the summit of the mountain. Journey with us into the wild and rugged Cairngorm Mountain Range, and take in some of the most breath-taking a . The exit takes you up the east face of Cairn Gorm summit making it a worthy day out. Author - Andy Smith. This route can be Time: 6-8 hours . All reviews funicular railway windy ridge car park walk up hot chocolate fantastic views low cloud half term cakes skiing snow skiers cairngorm cafe summit weather base ptarmigan shop exhibition station clouds. Response from CairnGorm_Mountain, Marketing Assistant at Cairngorm Mountain Responded 12 Feb 2020 Hi harrybK814SD Thanks for your wee review and I am delighted that you chose a clear day to come up taking in the fantastic views we have up here & enjoying our cafe facilities. It is located at the Ptarmigan Train Station of the CairnGorm Mountain railway. Come on up and check our local trails! Booking is essential to join a guided walk, please pay and collect your tickets from the Cairngorm Mountain shop at 10.30am. Time - 5 hours 10 minutes. County/Area - Highland. Ascent - 2000 feet / 606 metres . EGM68 wrote a review Aug 2020. Ascent - 2200 feet / 667 metres . Search on whatever the conditions. Search area. In addition the route visits some of the wild country surrounding this peak including the summit of Cairngorm. This high mountain walk visits the second highest summit in Scotland - Ben Macdui. Cairngorm Mountain: Summit walk - See 2,527 traveler reviews, 1,378 candid photos, and great deals for Aviemore, UK, at Tripadvisor. Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km. Walk Route Description. Fundraising. Donate Now. Time - 5 hours 50 minutes. Distance: 12 miles/20km. Hi Sarah Thanks for your review. Cairngorm Mountain: Walk at the top - See 2,527 traveler reviews, 1,378 candid photos, and great deals for Aviemore, UK, at Tripadvisor. Grade - mod/hard. Mountain environment to rain here… donation helps us keep our equipment safe and up to date a Loch. 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