Name:Carn na Coinnich
Hill number:914
Height:673.4m / 2209ft
SMC/RHB Section:12A: Kyle of Lochalsh to Garve
County/UA:Highland
Topographical area:HW08 Ghlais-eagle
Catchment:Cromarty
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Graham, Yeaman
(Ma,Hu,Tu,Sim,G,Y)
Grid ref:NH 32456 51042
Summit feature:trig point
Drop:265m
Col:408m  NH277492  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 26
(1:25k) 431
Survey:Abney level/Leica RX1250
Surveys of Carn na Coinnich and Meall a'Bhogair Mor.pdf
Comments:De-twinned from hill 3319 in April 2014
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Usual route from good parking at 323549. Cut the corner to the hill track then straight up to the col near the top, briefly across long grass and hags to the ATV track on the summit ridge. Retraced steps.Owen B21/06/2024
Third visit, after gathering errant Simms to the westColin Crawford30/05/2024
Good parking NH 3226 5486. Track (cutting corner at NH318547 to NH316540) to NH 32374 52322 where atv branches rightcarole engel02/07/2023
With M. From Milton via track. Another dry rather sultry day.douglas_easton02/06/2023
Parked at Bridgend. Track through Jubilee Wood. ATV track from approx 324523.duchally23/05/2023
From car Park at Bridgend. West along track and then up through track in wood to pick up the main track uphill heading south. About 1km before the high point a rough ATV track veers off to the right across the burn and up onto the shoulder of CnC and goes all the way to the top.Jossker25/02/2023
Parked NH 3225 5487. Track to Jubilee Wood, up through wood to meet the hill track followed to col then up to summit. Down over Meall Doire Fheara and Creag Ghaineamhach.PeteF19/10/2022
From Bridgend followed the track to the highest point over rough ground to HPAndrew Simmons01/08/2022
With Yeltzbagger. Track most of the way, then peat hag up to the summit ridge. Great views.Stevie n Tay19/05/2022
Solo up track from Bridgend car space on corner. Taking in Carn Uileim and Mheall a'Bhogair Mor on the way back.DampandDusty08/05/2022
Access and parking were the only problems. Suspension bruidge locked off, no vehicle access to estate track on S side of river so had to park by gate which extended walk. Route itself no problem. Because of delays in getting going settled on track and then cut u to Meall Doire Fheare and on to Carn na Coinnich.dickscroop20/04/2022
From good parking at Bridgend. Missed first track (looks like someone's drive) so ended up walking the second (main) track from Dalbreac Lodge, bulldozed all the way up to and over the bealach. A couple of river crossings might be fun in a spate. An ATV track does indeed start at 324523, a few 100m on from the small stream crossing, with a wooden bridge contraption on the LHS of the main track and peaty ruts to the RHS, where you are going. The track is soggy but OK, contours up to the bealach, takes you to a nasty swamp but later on takes you efficiently round peat hags. Best off piste after that, because a short soggy climb brings you onto lovely lichen tundra almost all the way to the little pointy summit. Very nice! I took the shorter route back to the Jubilee wood, where a nice track leads through the wood to the E side by the sign. Numerous red kites.Gill08/11/2021
On track from Dalbreac Lodge Galltywenallt14/07/2021
From Bridgend via usual route. Showery, and high tops in cloud.vuirich26/05/2021
Climbed from Bridgend in Strathconon with Daniel Arnold and Malcolm. 05:15hrs all in, great views toward the fannichs and strathfarrar munros. Dry all day.chillyman802/05/2021
Good parking at the gate before the river bridge. Into estate, through Jubilee woods, onto track again and up to bealaich. Sunny, coldish wind, great viewpoint.iangalbraith17/04/2021
From Milton, little car park at Milton Mill about 500m beyond junction up to the village hall. Up track to just past col, can see summit,took what looked like shortest descent/ascent from track up to the ridge along the side of a small valley. Followed an ATV track along the ridge to the summit. Back the same way. 8 miles approx 4hrsJulieB27/07/2020
From Bridgend where there is ample room for parking. Track now goes much further than shown on the map such that there is even less off-piste effort required to attain the summit.benalder28420/07/2020
With Mark and Caroline from Milton up obvious route. Some almost-showers but clear, if grey. Rounsfell20/07/2020
Ice and snow underfoot so walked from Bridgend along track to west then south. A good ATV track starts from this track at NH3238/5232 and leads to the top.dave g10/11/2019
from Bridgend, as per SMC Guide.IanHHill17/07/2019
G and A with David M and John Parthurwhittaker11/08/2018
Parked at Bridgend and took an estate track to the copse then skirted this left to pick up the track that leads close to the hill itself. A lot of snow from around 450 metres, luckily I was able to use someone’s broken trail from someones previous recent ascent. Glorious blue sky with superb views.Peterb11/01/2018
first hill of the winter with conditions to go with it blizzard up at the top snow drifts and the going was very hardmikebeattie28/11/2017
3/5.PGCE04/07/2017
Parked in estate visitors centre a few tens of metres east of Dalbreac Lodge estate road. Followed estate track up hillside & bits of a path over steep boggy ground to summit.rogreeves07/05/2017
tickchazzyboy1909/02/2017
Up the stalkers path from Bridgend. All misty at the top. Very quick back down.jenx18/07/2016
Parked to N at Bridgend. No parking by the Lodge as suggested by the SMC guide. Used track to col and sumple branch off. 3rd Graham of the day and 1900m.nordicstar18/07/2016
From bridge over Connon follow excellent but very steeps talkers' path to within a few hundred metres from summit.Campbell Singer26/10/2015
Third top of 9 today.thenomad02/10/2015
selfdavidsbatty03/06/2015
The trigpoint looks supercilious and imposing in a great position for all round views.Martin R15/05/2015
stunning winters day walk. tremendous viewsGmacT09/11/2014
From corner south of bridge at Bridgend, track to pass 1km south of summit, then up onto north ridge. Returned a bit further down the north ridge to avoid some peat hags.Topographer5724/08/2014
1st hill of a 5 day graham bagging trip up north with jamie.robertphillips25/07/2014
with robert phillips.JamiePhillips2725/07/2014
Heathergarbo110312/08/2013
From parking area at Bridgend. With Tim.ChrisR11/04/2013
Various inc JC DC OMartin6602/01/2013
During a New Year week in Beauly. With J, Martin66, JC, Harts & O on a misty day from Bridgend. Followed the track & stalkers path to its high point & then struck off for the summit across heathery & lightly snowed up ground. No view from the summit.NotReallyABagger02/01/2013
From Bridgend. Final Graham. Continued to Meall nan Damh, which was twinned with Carn na Coinnich at the time.mae16/06/2012
Trig revisit. Also visited the 6 attached Graham Tops. The footbridge at NH293539 has a padlocked gate and involves a slightly tricky climb but isnt the best place to start anyway :-(RHW29/04/2011
'http://myweb.tiscali.co.uk/marilyns/Scotland/12/12A Carn na Coinnich & Meall nan DamhJim.Fothergill09/04/2011
Snow from 1800 but summit itsef remarkaly snow freeAm Bodach23/01/2010
From Meall a'Bhogair Mor and to Meall Giubhais.Alan Moore04/05/2008
With Rhona Fraser. We ascended Carn na Còinnich and Meall Doire Fheara in the course of a score class in the Highlander Mountain Marathon. Won a prize in the marathon too.pwbellarby01/04/2007
Set off from the Boath at Luipmaldrig on the 1st day of the New YearNozzer01/01/2007
Solo HFB13/08/2006
Park at Dalbreac Lodge. On track to house, sharp double back uphill around plantation and across green improved land to cross a stream. Waterfall. To top of track, left pack. Down over dry swampy tussock and up on grassy runs by hags to a mossy ridge and to column 8136 at 12.00. to Bhogair Mor.arranc01/07/2006