Carn an Righ from Glas Tulaichean

Carn an Righ

Remote Munro above Perthshire glens

Hidden behind mighty Glas Tulaichean, Carn an Righ is a shy Munro in a remote setting. It takes a bit of effort and planning to bag this Munro summit !


Carn an Righ


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Height1029m
Prominence258m
Meaningcairn of the king
ListsMunro, 103
LocationGlen Ey, Drumochter to Glen Shee
Grid RefNO029773
Lat/Lon56.87655, -3.5954


Carn an Righ is a remote Munro hidden behind mighty Glas Tulaichean. Domed in shape, with a broad boulder-covered summit, its shoulders and crests overlook heather-clad slopes above glens well off the beaten track.

Possibly the most direct approach is to head in on fine estate tracks from Spittal of Glenshee and over (or around) Glas Tulaichean. Alternatively, cycling in from Inverey through Glen Ey on a fine track makes leads to an excellent and varied circuit adding in other peaks including Beinn Iutharn Mhor and Glas Tulaichean.



Routes up Carn an Righ


Glen Ey and Altanour Munros

From Inverey, a few miles west of Braemar, an 8km cycle south along a good track takes you to the ruins of Altanour Lodge. From here a circuit of 5 Munros can be bagged.

Peaks : 5 Munros

Ascent : 2050m (6730ft)
Distance : 40km (25m)
Time : 10:30hr

Glas Tulaichean and Carn an Righ

Fine estate tracks and well-defined paths ease navigation and effort while heading northwards from Spittal of Glenshee to bag Glas Tulaichean and remote Carn an Righ.

Peaks : 2 Munros

Ascent : 1170m (3840ft)
Distance : 23km (14m)
Time : 7:40hr



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