Creag Mhor

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Creag Mhor 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 Mhor 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 Mhor

Users' walk reports for Creag Mhor

There are 529 Walkhighlanders who have climbed Creag Mhor. 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.

Walk report AuthorDate walked LikesHills
  20/10/19  5 M2C4G1
  6/11/20  4 C1
  29/7/15  4 C2
  9/6/15  4 C1
  23/2/14  4 M2C2
  7/8/12  4 C1
  26/9/11  3 C1
  10/8/13  2 M1C1
  14/3/12  2 M1C1
  16/8/15  1 C1
  22/7/11  1 M1C1
  12/7/10  1 M2C1
  25/8/19  0 M2C1
  13/7/19  0 C1
  3/10/18  0 C1
  27/8/17  0 M1C2
  19/7/14  0 M1C1
  25/8/13  0 C1

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