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Càrn Eighe ~ Càrn Èite

Càrn Eighe (as it appears on modern maps) is a mountain in Strathglass to the west of Inverness. Its name has a confusing history. Nineteenth-century Ordnance Survey maps showed it as Càrn Eige ‘notch cairn’. Nearby are Bealach na h-Eige and Creag na h-Eige ‘the pass and crag of the notch’, respectively. Early mountaineering books, … Continue Reading about Càrn Eighe ~ Càrn Èite