Carn Mor from Scalan

Carn Mor (Glen Livet)

Heather-clad Corbett in the Ladder Hills

South of Glen Livet and north-east of The Lecht Ski Centre, Carn Mor is the highest point on the Ladder Hills.

Carn Mor

Meaningbig cairn
ListsCorbett, 154
LocationThe Ladder Hills, Cairngorms and North East Grampians
Grid RefNJ265183
Lat/Lon57.24987, -3.21848

The line of the Ladder Hills travel south-west to north-east, standing between Glen Livet and Strathdon. Carn Mor is the highest point on this range of tops and overlooks The Scalan and Chapeltown in the Braes of Glenlivet below.

There are various options for tackling this hill, and with Carn Mor's summit being just over 150m above the Lecht Ski Centre, most people will head up the hill from here. This will leave plenty of time for more hillwalking in a day, perhaps to Carn Ealasaid on the opposite side of The Lecht.

A far more interesting route up Carn Mor begins from Glen Livet, where a visit to discover past lives at 'The Scalan' and the ruins at Clash of Scalan are highly recommended.

Routes up Carn Mor

Carn Mor from Scalan

Starting and finishing at different points, this linear route discovers some interesting past lives and histories while bagging a heather-clad Carn Mor, north-east of the Lecht Ski Centre.

Peaks : 1 Corbett

Ascent : 450m (1480ft)
Distance : 6km (4m)
Time : 2:15hr

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