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Its summit may be spoilt by a communications mast and track, but Morrone still rises proudly above Braemar and is a popular ascent. Its lower slopes are clothed with the important habitat of Morrone Birkwood.
Altitude: 859 metres
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Detailed route description and map
Other routes and challenges
Morrone is almost invariably done as a short day using the route above. One possibility for a much longer walk is to continue along the ridge, passing over Càrn na Drochaide (830m) and Sgòr Mòr (887m), possibly en route for the Munro An Socach.
Walker-friendly accommodation in the area
Users' walk reports for Morrone
There are 1812 Walkhighlanders who have climbed Morrone. They have contributed 41 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.