Mona Gowan, near Strathdon

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Mona Gowan is a little known Graham, lying west along an open moorland ridge from the better known Corbett, Morven. The ascent given here from the north makes a very straightforward hillwalk, making use of a landrover track. Alternative descent routes are suggested which include rougher, pathless sections.


Landrover track throughout ascent, through woodland and then open moorland hills.

Public Transport

None to start.


Minor road near Culfork, Strathdon. 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 Essentials page for basic information on the skills, techniques and knowledge needed for winter hillwalking.

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