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Morrone

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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.

 You have not climbed Morrone.

Region: Cairngorms

Altitude: 859 metres

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Detailed route description and map

Morrone from Braemar

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 Carn na Drochaide (830m) and Sgor Mor (887m), possibly en route for the Munro An Socach.

Walker-friendly accommodation in the area

Braemar Hotels

Braemar B&B

Braemar cottages

Cairngorms hostels

Panoramic summit view (click to open)




Users' walk reports for Morrone

There are 1425 Walkhighlanders who have climbed Morrone. They have contributed 36 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
  02/07/2012  11 M7C4
  16/07/2012  7 C1
  17/05/2015  6 C5
  27/09/2014  5 C5G1
  18/11/2017  3 C1
  05/03/2012  3 M2C3
  18/08/2019  2 C5
  05/12/2010  2 C1
  14/04/2019  1 C1
  30/04/2018  1 C1
  28/03/2018  1 C1
  18/03/2017  1 C2G1
  01/11/2016  1 C1
  21/06/2015  1 C1
  28/06/2014  1 M1C1
  28/10/2013  1 C1
  20/09/2013  1 C1
  04/05/2013  1 C1
  12/08/2012  1 C1
  03/08/2011  1 C1
  15/08/2018  0 C1
  10/06/2018  0 C1
  15/04/2018  0 C2
  30/07/2015  0 C1
  17/04/2015  0 C1
  24/01/2015  0 C2
  05/10/2013  0 C1
  27/08/2013  0 C2
  25/05/2013  0 C1
  21/04/2011  0 C1
  03/04/2011  0 C2
  12/12/2010  0 C2
  28/07/2010  0 C1
  01/04/2010  0 C1
  12/09/2009  0 C1
  02/01/2009  0 C1

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