Creag Mhor and Loch Avon, from Glenmore
Creag Mhor is a Corbett which is dwarfed by the giant neighbouring mountains, though its summit is distinguished by a granite tor. Its position - that awkward to reach - makes it an excellent opportunity for a fine circuit, visiting the lower end of spectacular Loch Avon.
Good paths for much of the route; some boggier ground, especially on the return. Rougher going in parts and pathless on Creag Mhor. The route is very remote and far from help.
Glenmore bus from Aviemore.
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, timings and difficulties given here are for summer conditions. See our Winter Essentials page for basic information on the skills, techniques and knowledge needed for winter hillwalking.
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