Brown Cow Hill

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Brown Cow Hill is the highest of the rolling, featureless moorland hills between Glen Gairn and Cock Bridge. It offers great solitude and emptyness.

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Region: Cairngorms

Altitude: 829 metres

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Detailed route description and map

Brown Cow Hill circular from Cock Bridge

Other routes and challenges

The above route is the shortest, but the rolling heathery terrain permits an ascent from any direction. Other options include via Glen Gairn and Corndavon Lodge, or from Loch Builg - a very remote place on a tributary of the River Avon.

Walker-friendly accommodation in the area

Cairngorms hostels

Panoramic summit view (click to open)

Brown Cow Hill

Users' walk reports for Brown Cow Hill

There are 769 Walkhighlanders who have climbed Brown Cow Hill. They have contributed 17 public walk reports including this summit. These are ordered below with the most popular ones first. The rightmost column shows how many summits were included in their report, which may help you to find the most relevant reports.

Walk report AuthorDate walked LikesHills
  17/5/15  7 C5
  15/10/21  6 C1
  4/7/21  5 M2C1
  11/8/19  4 C6
  19/2/17  4 C1
  17/7/16  3 C10
  3/8/21  2 C2
  6/8/18  2 C2
  27/6/16  2 C1
  7/10/12  2 C1
  23/3/19  1 C1
  4/12/16  1 C1
  9/1/12  1 C1
  19/3/11  1 C1
  16/5/10  1 C3
  1/7/16  0 C1
  13/8/10  0 C2

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