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The rounded slopes of Morven rise high above its lesser neighbours between Ballater and Strathdon. Its outlying position to the east of the Cairngorms makes it a very prominent hill when seen from the east, and an excellent viewpoint.

 You have not climbed Morven.

Region: Cairngorms

Altitude: 872 metres

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Detailed route description and map

Morven from the east

Other routes and challenges

Morven can be combined with neighbouring Graham summit, Mona Gowan. One option for this is to start from the A939 road at Glenfender, from where tracks aid access towards both hills.

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 Morven

There are 1297 Walkhighlanders who have climbed Morven. They have contributed 29 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
  17/05/2015  7 C5
  17/08/2017  6 C1
  02/09/2019  5 C7
  01/01/2012  4 C1G1
  13/04/2018  3 C4G1
  17/07/2016  3 C10
  04/03/2011  3 C1
  29/01/2017  2 C1
  25/08/2013  2 C1
  27/12/2012  2 C1
  26/05/2012  2 C1
  15/09/2018  1 C1
  27/05/2016  1 C1G1
  08/11/2014  1 C1
  11/01/2014  1 C1
  05/10/2013  1 C1
  02/10/2012  1 C1G1
  22/07/2012  1 C1
  15/01/2012  1 C1
  12/05/2011  1 C1
  15/08/2018  0 C1
  01/04/2016  0 C1
  23/08/2015  0 C1
  01/11/2013  0 C1
  01/06/2013  0 C1
  23/04/2011  0 C1
  17/03/2011  0 C1
  04/07/2010  0 C1
  16/11/2008  0 C1

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