– Lat/Long: 56.96° N 3.24° W

UkLochnagar – Climbing, Hiking & Mountaineering information


Lochnagar mountain guide

Lochnagar photo


Photo credit: Stuart Ruddiman

Early Morning, Lochnagar photo


Photo credit: Ray Stuart

Lochnagar photo


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1949 Crash Site, Lochnagar photo


Photo credit: Kevin Marr

  • Elevation: 1155 m
  • Difficulty: Walk up
  • Best months to climb: January, February, April, May, June, July, August, September
  • Convenient center: Ballater

Lochnagar Climbing Notes

Ash from UNITED KINGDOM writes:

Want to go to Lochnagar tomorrow ( 18th Jan. ) does anyone know what conditions are up there for the Black Spout?


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Surf breaks located close to Lochnagar Mountain peaks around Lochnagar Roads and rivers around Lochnagar

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10 other mountain peaks closest to Lochnagar:

1. Broad Cairn (998 m) 4.6 km
2. Morrone (859 m) 11.5 km
3. Glas Maol (1068 m) 12.3 km
4. Driesh (947 m) 12.8 km
5. Càrn Aosda (917 m) 13.0 km
6. Glas Tulaichean (1051 m) 13.5 km
7. The Cairnwell (933 m) 13.9 km
8. Càrn a' Gheòidh (975 m) 16.5 km
9. An Socach (Glen Ey) (944 m) 17.6 km
10. Beinn a' Bhùird (1196 m) 19.3 km