Càrn Mòr (Ladder Hills)

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Càrn Mòr is the highest of the Ladder Hills, high above the Braes of Glenlivet. The area was renowned for whisky smuggling, and the whole range is named after the Ladder, an old pass from Glenlivet to Strathdon.

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Region: Cairngorms

Altitude: 804 metres

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Detailed route description and map

Càrn Mòr and the Ladder Hills from Glenlivet

Other routes and challenges

It is possible to start from the ski-center at the top of the Lecht Road, but this involves a long walk along peaty ridges. It could be climbed from the Lecht Mine, or more logically from near the end of the minor road up Glen Nochty to the southeast.

Walker-friendly accommodation in the area

Cairngorms hostels

Panoramic summit view (click to open)

Càrn Mòr (Ladder Hills)

Users' walk reports for Càrn Mòr (Ladder Hills)

There are 838 Walkhighlanders who have climbed Càrn Mòr (Ladder Hills). They have contributed 21 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
  4/2/22  7 C4G5
  2/9/19  5 C7
  19/11/17  4 C1
  19/4/17  4 C1
  20/7/14  4 C4
  5/1/19  3 C1S1
  17/7/16  3 C10
  6/9/17  2 C1
  19/4/14  2 C1
  7/9/21  1 C1
  2/7/16  1 C1
  26/3/14  1 C1
  4/1/13  1 C2
  10/4/10  1 C1
  1/5/21  0 C1
  2/2/20  0 C1
  23/7/18  0 C5
  1/2/13  0 C1
  29/1/12  0 C1
  23/11/11  0 C1
  7/11/10  0 C1

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