Summary for Lochnagar

Lochnagar is a route in “The ” region / range which is located in the area of the Scottish Highlands as defined by the Scottish Mountaineering Club.

This is a circular route

Sunrise 6:14 am
Sunset 6:24 pm
12 hours 10 minutes(s) daylight
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Dark Lochnagar

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Route points for Lochnagar

QGrid Ref.BearingDistance(km)Description
NO30688500314° NW1.17 (1.17)Start from the car park at the end of Glen Muick Rd
NO29868584278° W0.52 (1.69)Head through the small wooded area and continue along the track
NO27278608288° WNW0.14 (1.83)At the fork take the left branch
NO27148612215° SW0.2 (2.03)Continue along where it forks
NO26188565291° WNW0.25 (2.28)Bill Stuart Memorial, Near Fox Cairn Well, Meikle Pap
NO25958574207° SSW0.27 (2.55)From col admire the northwest corrie of Lochnagar then climb "The Ladder" onto the plateau
NO24948522287° WNW0.29 (2.84)Onto the top Cac Cairn Mor marked with a cairn; Retrun here to descend!
NO24448566348° NNW0.5 (3.34)From Cac Cairn Mor onto summit of Cac Carn Beag and return to point to descend
NO243861168° SSE0.5 (3.84)The summit Lochnagar - Cac Carn Beag - 1155 ( metres)
NO25158485134° SE0.51 (4.35)Follow path down along eastern bank of "Glass Allt"
NO26608347122° ESE0.36 (4.71)Straight on where the path forks
NO26978309179° S0.14 (4.85)Continue past the waterfall and then steep zig-zags down to a wooded area
NO2726822714° NNE0.22 (5.07)Continue back along the loch along a good track
NO29398445118° ESE0.56 (5.63)At the boat host take the path over to the other side pof the Loch
NO3025841413° NNE0.43 (6.06)Head back to the Spittal of Glenmuick
Munros covered on Lochnagar
Ordersort icon Height Munro Meaning Pronunciation
21 1155 Lochnagar - Cac Carn Beag Pass of the small cairn (Little noisy loch) Kac Karn Bayk