Carn Fiaclach

Hill, Mountain in Aberdeenshire

Scotland

Carn Fiaclach

Sunlit boulders of north ridge of Carn Cloich-mhuilinn Carn Cloich-mhuilinn is an outlying top of Beinn Bhrotain a ridge of which enters the image from the left.
Ben Macdui is the large dome at the left side of the image with Carn a' Mhaim being the ridge running from the centre to the right.
Sunlit boulders of north ridge of Carn Cloich-mhuilinn Credit: Trevor Littlewood

Carn Fiaclach, also known as the Hill of the Tooth, is a prominent landmark located in Aberdeenshire, Scotland. Standing at an impressive height of 760 meters (2,490 feet), it is classified as a hill and is considered one of the highest in the region.

Situated within the expansive Cairngorms National Park, Carn Fiaclach offers breathtaking panoramic views of the surrounding landscape. Its position in the eastern part of the park means that on a clear day, visitors can enjoy vistas of rolling hills, deep valleys, and even glimpse the North Sea in the distance.

The hill is a popular destination for hikers and outdoor enthusiasts, who are drawn to its challenging yet rewarding trails. Various routes are available, catering to different levels of experience and fitness. The ascent can be steep at times, but the well-maintained paths and stunning scenery make it a worthwhile endeavor.

As visitors make their way to the summit, they may encounter diverse wildlife, including deer, mountain hares, and various bird species. The hill's rugged terrain is also home to a variety of plant life, adding to its natural beauty.

Carn Fiaclach provides an opportunity to connect with nature and immerse oneself in the tranquility of the Scottish Highlands. Its unique geological features, rich biodiversity, and awe-inspiring views make it a must-visit destination for those exploring Aberdeenshire.

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Carn Fiaclach Images

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Sunlit boulders of north ridge of Carn Cloich-mhuilinn Carn Cloich-mhuilinn is an outlying top of Beinn Bhrotain a ridge of which enters the image from the left.
Ben Macdui is the large dome at the left side of the image with Carn a' Mhaim being the ridge running from the centre to the right.
Sunlit boulders of north ridge of Carn Cloich-mhuilinn
Carn Cloich-mhuilinn is an outlying top of Beinn Bhrotain a ridge of which enters the image from the left. Ben Macdui is the large dome at the left side of the image with Carn a' Mhaim being the ridge running from the centre to the right.
Glen Dee and River Dee Glorious early autumn weather in Glen Dee south of The Devil's Point with the infant River Dee seen to the left. The path seen here is good - a lot of it is pretty much a bog and is not good!
Glen Dee and River Dee
Glorious early autumn weather in Glen Dee south of The Devil's Point with the infant River Dee seen to the left. The path seen here is good - a lot of it is pretty much a bog and is not good!
River Dee Taken S.E. of Sgor Mor (813m) between White Bridge and Corrour Bothy with views to Beinn Bhrotan (1157m), Devils Point (1004m) and the top of Cairn Toul (1213m).
River Dee
Taken S.E. of Sgor Mor (813m) between White Bridge and Corrour Bothy with views to Beinn Bhrotan (1157m), Devils Point (1004m) and the top of Cairn Toul (1213m).
Approaching the hills along the Dee Going up the Dee, as the hills approach it swings to a more northerly direction. The Devil's Point is on the right, with Cairn Toul behind and the end of the Beinn Bhrotain massif on the left.
Approaching the hills along the Dee
Going up the Dee, as the hills approach it swings to a more northerly direction. The Devil's Point is on the right, with Cairn Toul behind and the end of the Beinn Bhrotain massif on the left.
Moorland A large plateau of grass, peat and heather lies between Carn Fiaclach and Cairn Geldie.
A hillwalker's path leading from the River Dee to the southern slopes of Carn Cloich-mhuilinn crosses the north edge of the square.
Moorland
A large plateau of grass, peat and heather lies between Carn Fiaclach and Cairn Geldie. A hillwalker's path leading from the River Dee to the southern slopes of Carn Cloich-mhuilinn crosses the north edge of the square.
Moorland A square consisting of hillside sloping gently from the southeast to the northwest.
The ground was particularly dry today after a long spell of little or no rain.  Underfoot, typical boot soaking vegetation was giving way with a dry crunch.
Moorland
A square consisting of hillside sloping gently from the southeast to the northwest. The ground was particularly dry today after a long spell of little or no rain. Underfoot, typical boot soaking vegetation was giving way with a dry crunch.
Plantation Small, partially felled plantation of trees on the northern slopes of Cairn Geldie.
Plantation
Small, partially felled plantation of trees on the northern slopes of Cairn Geldie.
Glen Dee Heading downstream into a wider glen and towards the confluence with the Geldie at White Bridge.
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Glen Dee
Heading downstream into a wider glen and towards the confluence with the Geldie at White Bridge. LinkExternal link
Moorland at the head of Allt Iarnaidh Looking towards the remote hills of An Sgarsoch and Carn Ealar
Moorland at the head of Allt Iarnaidh
Looking towards the remote hills of An Sgarsoch and Carn Ealar
Path, Glen Dee Once a bulldozed road.
Path, Glen Dee
Once a bulldozed road.
Allt Iarnaidh The path built on a reclaimed bulldozed road crosses a small burn.
Allt Iarnaidh
The path built on a reclaimed bulldozed road crosses a small burn.
Devil's point The Devil's point is seen, with its head in the clouds as it is approached from the south, late, on a very wet day in October.
Devil's point
The Devil's point is seen, with its head in the clouds as it is approached from the south, late, on a very wet day in October.
Carn Cloich-mhuilinn A lovely view into the Lairig Ghru with the River Dee flowing out from its 
source farther up in the Cairngorms.
Carn Cloich-mhuilinn
A lovely view into the Lairig Ghru with the River Dee flowing out from its source farther up in the Cairngorms.
Glen Dee
Glen Dee
South east from Beinn Bhrotain Ahead lies the gently sloping mix of moss and heather which feeds the Allt Garbh. Beyond lies Carn Cloich-mhuilinn, once the Munro on which Munro planned to complete his round, now a Munro no more.
South east from Beinn Bhrotain
Ahead lies the gently sloping mix of moss and heather which feeds the Allt Garbh. Beyond lies Carn Cloich-mhuilinn, once the Munro on which Munro planned to complete his round, now a Munro no more.
Carn Fiaclach from the south-east
Carn Fiaclach from the south-east
Plateau of Carn Fiaclach
Plateau of Carn Fiaclach
River Dee A rocky section of rapids of the River Dee flows beneath the steep western slopes of Sgòr Mór.
River Dee
A rocky section of rapids of the River Dee flows beneath the steep western slopes of Sgòr Mór.
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Carn Fiaclach is located at Grid Ref: NN9890 (Lat: 56.995288, Lng: -3.6755961)

Unitary Authority: Aberdeenshire

Police Authority: North East

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