Creag nan Gabhar circuit

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The rounded Corbett of Creag nan Gabhar makes for an enjoyable circuit giving good views of the higher mountains all around. The return can be made past the foot of Loch Callater.


Good tracks and hill paths for much of the route; section after summit is pathless heather before tracks again reached at Callater Lodge

Public Transport

None to start; walk begins 3km south of Braemar.


Parking area at Auchallater. 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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