Creag an Dubh Loch and Broad Cairn, Glenmuick

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Whilst the nearby cliffs of Lochnagar are famed and celebrated, the magnificent beetling black precipice of Creag an Dubh-loch is much less known. This fine hillwalk visits this great crag and its lonely loch before ascending Broad Cairn to make a higher level return above Loch Muick. A second Munro, Cairn Bannoch, could easily be added to the route.


Good approach path to Dubh Loch, then rougher and boggier ground. Boulderfield after Broad Cairn, then track for return.

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None to start.


Car park at Spittal of Glen Muick. Open start point in Google Maps for directions.

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