Mount Keen by Glen Tanar
Mount Keen is the most easterly of the Munros, taking the form of a dome-shaped swelling above the general level of the vast Mounth plateaux. The shortest route to it is from Glen Esk in the south, but the finest is this longer approach through the magnificent pinewoods of Glen Tanar.
Easy going hillwalk with a long approach; good track and paths.
No public transport.
Car park at end of Glen Tanar public road.
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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