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