Creag Mhòr

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Creag Mhòr is an unassuming hill in a remote Cairngorms location, topped by a granite tor. It rises to the northeast of the Fords of Avon and is usually climbed using the Lairig an Laoigh.

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Region: Cairngorms

Altitude: 895 metres

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Detailed route description and map

Creag Mhòr and Loch Avon from Glenmore

Other routes and challenges

The terrain means that approaches from any direction are possible, but the remoteness deters most - all other routes are epic. These include approaches up Glen Derry and over the Lairig from the Linn of Dee, or a trek up Glen Avon from Tomintoul.

Walker-friendly accommodation in the area

Kingussie / Newtonmore Hotels

Kingussie / Newtonmore B&B

Kingussie / Newtonmore cottages

Cairngorms hostels

Panoramic summit view (click to open)

Creag Mhòr

Users' walk reports for Creag Mhòr

There are 908 Walkhighlanders who have climbed Creag Mhòr. They have contributed 23 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
  31/5/23  6 M9C1
  3/9/22  6 M3C1
  6/11/20  5 C1
  20/10/19  5 M2C4F1
  17/4/21  4 M1C1
  29/7/15  4 C2
  9/6/15  4 C1
  23/2/14  4 M2C2
  7/8/12  4 C1
  26/9/11  4 C1
  19/9/21  2 M3C3F1
  10/8/13  2 M1C1
  14/3/12  2 M1C1
  16/2/23  1 M1C1
  13/7/19  1 C1
  16/8/15  1 C1
  22/7/11  1 M1C1
  12/7/10  1 M2C1
  25/8/19  0 M2C1
  3/10/18  0 C1
  27/8/17  0 M1C2
  19/7/14  0 M1C1
  25/8/13  0 C1

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