White Mounth Munros, Glen Muick

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A long hillwalk taking in the five Munros on the extensive White Mounth plateau. Lochnagar is by far the finest of the summits, but in good weather this is all a hugely enjoyable round with a great feeling of space.


A long and exposed mountain route; in good conditions the stony tundra-like terrain makes for easy going. Steep boulderfield on the ascent of Lochnagar.

Public Transport

None to start.


Car park at Spittal of Glen Muick. 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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