Mount Battock from Glen Esk

Mount Battock is the most easterly of the Corbetts and the highest point of a wide area of rolling moors. It provides a straightforward ascent from Glen Esk.


Excellent track for most of the ascent, rougher track for the final section.

Public Transport

Very limited (school bus times only) bus from Brechin.


Millden, Glen Esk. Open start point in Google Maps for directions.

Hillwalking in Winter

Please note that hillwalking when there is snow lying requires an ice-axe, crampons and the knowledge, experience and skill to use them correctly. All route descriptions and difficulties given here are for summer conditions. See our Winter Skills page for basic information on the essential skills, techniques and knowledge needed for winter hillwalking.

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