Sgor Mor circular, from the Linn of Dee

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Viewed in isolation, Sgor Mor would be an unassuming hill - a rounded heather moorland crowned by several summits. However, its position on the southern fringe of the Cairngorms makes it one of the finest viewpoints for looking in towards this great range, and combined with the always magnificent pinewoods it makes for a grand days walking.

Terrain

Good going underfoot on the plateau between the summits, and on the path on the return leg. The initial climb, however, is through deep heather, and the descent crosses some extensive boggy areas.

Public Transport

None to start. Traveline Scotland.

Start

Linn of Dee car park. Map and directions.

Deer Stalking information

National Trust for Scotland. No stalking issues.

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