Mona Gowan

Mona Gowan is the highest point of the billowing range of hills on the east side of the A939 pass between Glen Gairn and Strathdon. Near to the summit is the giant Jubilee Cairn, erected for Queen Victoria' Jubilee in 1887. The hill can be climbed using a track from Strath Don to the north, or across more featureless moorland from the A939 near Glenfenzie to the west.

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Region: Cairngorms

Altitude: 749 metres

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Detailed route description and map

Mona Gowan from the north

Walker-friendly accommodation in the area

Cairngorms hostels

Panoramic summit view (click to open)


Mona Gowan



Users' walk reports for Mona Gowan

There are 640 Walkhighlanders who have climbed Mona Gowan. They have contributed 24 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
  8/5/23  7 F8
  16/10/15  7 F1
  25/7/22  5 F14
  1/1/12  5 C1F1
  13/8/23  4 C1F4S1
  3/5/24  3 F1
  3/11/20  3 C1F1
  13/4/18  3 C4F1
  22/1/20  2 F1
  18/5/15  2 F1
  27/4/11  2 F1
  22/11/20  1 F1
  13/11/20  1 F1
  25/9/16  1 F4
  27/5/16  1 C1F1
  20/4/15  1 F3
  26/8/13  1 F1
  2/10/12  1 C1F1
  18/10/20  0 C1F1
  31/5/17  0 F5S1
  22/7/16  0 F1
  26/10/13  0 F1
  9/10/11  0 F1
  22/2/09  0 F1

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