The Lochnagar Hills

Summary for The Lochnagar Hills

The Lochnagar Hills is an region in Scotand and is located in the area Glen Shee to Mount Keen as defined by SMC. There are 5 munros around here.The highest munro is Lochnagar - Cac Carn Beag at a height of 1155 metres .The smallest munro is Broad Cairn at a height of 998 metres .

Access: Best approached from the public roads on Deeside to Spittal of Glenmuick
Transport: Bus Aberdeen to Braemar via Ballater and Crathie.
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  • Lochnagar Sep 2011

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    Beautiful day, at the start... after summit, lunch and pics the cloud fell on us! Rotten, dreich pouring day all the way down.. ah well Scotland in summer!
    Lovely day with Dawn, Lesley and Michelle!

    Posted by braesidebagger1, 6 years 6 weeks ago

Details for: The Lochnagar Hills

These hills which are situated in the southern Cairngorms are extremely popular and all 5 of the munros can be completed in a single long days outing which most people try to do, as once your up on the plateau most of the hard work has been done.
The Lochnagar Hills is of characterised by a vast high plateau with the main highlight of the area being the northern corries of Lochnagar with their 300m high cliffs.

Most of Lochnager sometimes known as Dark Lochnager belongs to Balmoral Estate (bil'more-il) and there is some fine woodland at lower levels.

The car park at the Spittal of Glenmuick can be full in the summer months (small charge)

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Order Heightsort icon Munro Grid Point
21 1,155 Lochnagar - Cac Carn Beag NO243861
42 1,110 Carn a'Coire Boidheach NO226845
83 1,047 Carn an t-Sagairt Mor NO208843
117 1,012 Cairn Bannoch NO222825
142 998 Broad Cairn NO240815