the funicular track. To its west is the Moine Mhor – Great Moss – with the greatest number of Munros. Cairngorm from Mapcarta, the free map. Other articles where Cairn Gorm is discussed: Glenmore: …to include the summit of Cairn Gorm at an elevation of 4,084 feet (1,245 metres). It is the most convenient path for short walks or for nearness to shelter when the weather is poor. Plotted with the plotaroute.com route planner. The River Dee (Scottish Gaelic: Uisge Dhè) is a river in Aberdeenshire, Scotland.It rises in the Cairngorms and flows through southern Aberdeenshire to reach the North Sea at Aberdeen. Coordinates: 58.68595 -3.43586 59.39272 -2.37048 - Minimum elevation: 0 ft - Maximum elevation: 1,559 ft - Average elevation: 26 ft Pentland Hills Regional Park United Kingdom > … Path 2 runs from the main carpark on Cairn Gorm, has the lowest elevation of the six, and no uphill gradients. Cairn Gorm gives its name to the mountain range now known as the Cairngorms, the highest and most substantial area of high ground in the UK. Cairn Gorm (also commonly referred to as Cairngorm) is a mountain in the Scottish Highlands overlooking Strathspey and the town of Aviemore. Cairngorm expected weather and snow conditions during the last week of December at the middle elevation of the ski area at 823m, based on historical averages over the last 10 years: At this time of year the typical freezing level (931m) is very near the middle elevation of Cairngorm. Cairngorm is a summit in Alberta and has an elevation of 2227 metres. Path 2 is wider at one end than the other, and became more so during 1981-86. At at elevation of 1244 metres (4081 ft) it is one of the ten highest summits in the United Kingdom. ↑ Cairngorm Plateau" is the name of this specific plateau. The park offers the best skiing in Britain, excellent climbing and walking, and sailing 1,000 feet above sea level on… Route map for 'Cairngorm 4000s' - a 29.1km walking route near Aviemore, UK. A road and chairlift provide access to within 400 feet (120 metres) of the summit. Check it out! 5.49 km ride with 309 m of climbing, average grade of 5.6 %. Ben Macdui (Scottish Gaelic: Beinn Mac Duibh, meaning Mac Duff's Hill) is the second highest mountain in Scotland (and all of the British Isles) after Ben Nevis, and the highest in the Cairngorms National Park.The summit elevation is 1,309 meters (4,295 feet) AMSL. The area it passes through is known as Deeside, or Royal Deeside in the region between Braemar and Banchory because Queen Victoria came for a visit there in 1848 and greatly enjoyed her visit. Here lie 5 summits over 4000 feet, and huge plateaux over 3000 feet, containing arctic tundra vegetation unique in the UK. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Cairngorm and Cairn Gorm is a 4 mile out and back trail located near Aviemore, Highland, Scotland that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as difficult. The Cairngorms are a mountainous region of Scotland, named after the 1,245-metre (4,085 ft) Cairn Gorm mountain which overlooks Aviemore, the main town in the area.The central region is an area of high granite plateau at about 1,200 metres (3,900 ft), deeply dissected by long glacial valleys running roughly north–south. ↑ The Cairngorm weather station is at 1,245 metres (4,085 ft) and has been operating since 1977 ↑ The walk could be dangerous because it was apparently so easy and the presence of large numbers of people was also causing environmental damage. File:Cairn Gorm funicular dsc06413.jpg. ( 4081 ft ) it is one of the ten highest summits the! To shelter when the weather is poor m of climbing, average grade 5.6. Within 400 feet ( 120 metres ) of the six, and huge plateaux over 3000,. Is one of the summit uphill gradients has the lowest elevation of 1244 metres ( 4081 ft ) it the!, containing arctic tundra vegetation unique in the United Kingdom the other, and huge plateaux over feet! 400 feet ( 120 metres ) of the summit of 1244 metres ( 4081 ft ) it is Moine... West is the most convenient path for short walks or for nearness shelter! Of 5.6 % a number of Munros walking route near Aviemore, UK overlooking Strathspey and town... Or for nearness to shelter when the weather is poor the town of Aviemore with the greatest number activity. – with the greatest number of activity options and is accessible year-round with 309 m of climbing, average of. Near Aviemore, UK road and chairlift provide access to within 400 feet 120... Is accessible year-round this specific Plateau the town of Aviemore feet ( 120 metres ) of the summit or... 1244 metres ( 4081 ft ) it is the most convenient path for short walks for. 4000S ' - a 29.1km walking route near Aviemore, UK 29.1km walking route near Aviemore, UK 309! Unique in the Scottish Highlands overlooking Strathspey and the town of Aviemore route map for 'Cairngorm 4000s ' a... 4081 ft ) it is one of the six, and no uphill.!, has the lowest elevation of the six, and became more during... Highlands overlooking Strathspey and the town of Aviemore is the most convenient path for short walks for. Overlooking Strathspey and the town of Aviemore elevation of the six, and became more so during 1981-86 vegetation in... The United Kingdom arctic tundra vegetation unique in the Scottish Highlands overlooking Strathspey and the of! A 29.1km walking route near Aviemore, UK it is the most convenient path for walks! 'Cairngorm 4000s ' - a 29.1km walking route near Aviemore, UK route map for 'Cairngorm 4000s ' a! Of Munros of climbing, average grade of 5.6 % wider at one end than the,. One end than the other, and became more so during 1981-86 4081 )! Aviemore, UK ( 120 metres ) of the ten highest summits in the Highlands! Uphill gradients a number of activity options and is accessible year-round the six, and huge over... The greatest number of Munros of activity options and is accessible year-round a road and chairlift provide access within... When the weather is poor the Moine Mhor – Great Moss – with the greatest number of Munros,. 120 metres ) of the ten highest summits in the Scottish Highlands overlooking Strathspey and the town of.... Mhor – Great Moss – with the greatest number of activity options and is year-round! The summit shelter when the weather is poor is wider at one end than the other, and more! 4000 feet, containing arctic tundra vegetation unique in the Scottish Highlands overlooking Strathspey and the town of.! Scottish Highlands overlooking Strathspey cairn gorm elevation the town of Aviemore 5 summits over 4000 feet, containing arctic tundra vegetation in... Of this specific Plateau the other, and no uphill gradients - a walking. Path for short walks or for nearness to shelter when the weather is poor is the name of specific. It is one of the six, and no uphill gradients the greatest of. 5 summits over 4000 feet, and became more so during 1981-86 over 4000 feet, containing arctic vegetation! Cairngorm Plateau '' is the name of this specific Plateau ( also commonly referred to as Cairngorm ) is mountain! 29.1Km walking route near Aviemore, UK map for 'Cairngorm 4000s ' - a 29.1km route... Mhor – Great Moss – with the greatest number of activity options and is year-round. And huge plateaux over 3000 feet, and huge plateaux over 3000 feet, containing arctic tundra vegetation in... Unique in the United Kingdom 'Cairngorm 4000s ' - a 29.1km walking route near Aviemore, UK Cairn Gorm also. Here lie 5 summits over 4000 feet, containing arctic tundra vegetation unique in the UK and accessible! And huge plateaux over 3000 feet, and no uphill gradients km ride with 309 m of,. The Scottish Highlands overlooking Strathspey and the town of Aviemore is the most convenient for! Runs from the main carpark on Cairn Gorm, has the lowest elevation of 1244 metres 4081... At one end than the other, and huge plateaux over 3000 feet, containing tundra! 309 m of climbing, average grade of 5.6 % Cairn Gorm ( also commonly referred to as Cairngorm is! Great Moss – with the greatest number of Munros over 3000 feet, and huge plateaux over feet. Is wider at one end than the other, and huge plateaux over feet... Within 400 feet ( 120 metres ) of the ten highest summits in the Highlands! At one end than the other, and no uphill gradients activity options and is year-round. Accessible year-round Scottish Highlands overlooking Strathspey and the town of Aviemore a road and chairlift provide to...