Lochnagar from Glen Muick
Dark Lochnagar with its magnificent northern corrie is the highest, most popular and much the finest mountain of the Mounth - or perhaps even of the Cairngorms as a whole. It was immortalised in verse by Lord Byron.
Route mostly follows clear tracks and mountain paths but there is one steep boulder field to negotiate.
Bus from Ballater (Jul-Sep only).
Car park at Spittal of Glen Muick.
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