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Lochnagar Munro's 55, 56, 57 and 58

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Cairngorms National Park

Lochnagar Munro's 55, 56, 57 and 58 is a 18.1 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Ballater, Aberdeenshire, Scotland that features a lake and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, camping, and nature trips. Dogs are also able to use this trail.

Distance: 18.1 miles Elevation Gain: 4,229 feet Route Type: Loop

dog friendly

camping

hiking

nature trips

walking

lake

river

views

waterfall

wild flowers

wildlife

rocky

off trail

This trail provides excellent views and good wildlife viewing opportunities. The entire route follows a good path except for the descent to Loch Dubh, which is off trail down a steep slope.

hiking
5 days ago

Brilliant walk however i’d advise to follow the directional route shown as i decided to go the opposite way round the loop and seriously regretted it

hiking
10 months ago

Absolutely wonderful place to go for hiking! In my opinion is the best place to go in Aberdeenshire if you like hiking and you wish to see an amazing Scottish scenery.

A good route to include a night by the Loch. The entire route follows a good path except for the descent to loch Dubh which is off trail down a steep slope which impedes progress. Excellent views and a large amount of wildlife about.

hiking
rocky
snow
Sat Apr 20 2019

Amazing but bare in mind, you’ll be climbing over some rocks, it’s deemed as ‘hard trail’ for a reason

hiking
Sun Apr 14 2019

enjoyable walk for those with good fitness. paths are easily visible apart from snow coverage here and there. Great for wildlife if time is taken to look for it.

Fri Apr 12 2019

great walk, easier now with path most the way till the boulders. Also another path in through the Balmoral Estate. Think it is still usable which takes you to the Loch for the climb up.

hiking
8 months ago

hiking
11 months ago

Sun Mar 17 2019

Tue Sep 25 2018

hiking
Sat Jul 28 2018

Fri Jul 20 2018

hiking
Tue Jul 10 2018

walking
Sun Sep 19 2010