Carn Mor (Ladder Hills)

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Carn Mor 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

Carn Mor 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

Glenlivet Hotels

Glenlivet B&B

Glenlivet cottages

Cairngorms hostels

Panoramic summit view (click to open)

Users' walk reports for Carn Mor (Ladder Hills)

There are 652 Walkhighlanders who have climbed Carn Mor (Ladder Hills). They have contributed 18 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.

Title AuthorDate walked LikesHills
  02/09/2019  5 C7
  19/11/2017  4 C1
  19/04/2017  4 C1
  20/07/2014  4 C4
  17/07/2016  3 C10
  05/01/2019  2 C1S1
  06/09/2017  2 C1
  19/04/2014  2 C1
  02/07/2016  1 C1
  04/01/2013  1 C2
  10/04/2010  1 C1
  02/02/2020  0 C1
  23/07/2018  0 C5
  26/03/2014  0 C1
  01/02/2013  0 C1
  29/01/2012  0 C1
  23/11/2011  0 C1
  07/11/2010  0 C1

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