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Name:Monadh Mor
Hill number:549
Height:1113m / 3652ft
Parent (Ma):538  Beinn Bhrotain
RHB Section:08A: Cairngorms
County/UA:Aberdeenshire (UA), Highland (UA)
Catchment:Dee (Aberdeen), Catchment Boundaries, Spey
Watershed:Mull of Kintyre to Rattray Head, Aberdeen Bay
Class:Hump, Simm, Munro, Murdo, Yeaman
(Hu,Tu,Sim,M,Mur,Y)
Grid ref:NN 93866 94207
Summit feature:rock 12m SE of cairn
Drop:138m
Col:975m  NN 9471 9271  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 36 43
(1:25k) OL57S 403S
Observations:rock is 15cm higher than cairn at NN 93860 94216
Survey:Abney level
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 445 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Epic day! Walked solo. From Linn of Dee to White Bridge and along Lairig Ghru path to Corrour Bothy. Steep climb up good path to Devil's Point. Great viewpoint. Returned to col and traversed at around 1000m contour around Cairn Toul and Angel's Peak to point 899m above Loch nan Struirteag. Hardest part of walk ... bogs and boulder runs (not recommended!). Over the massive Munro's Monadh Mor and Beinn Bhrotain to Munro Top Carn Cloich-Mhullinn. Generally easy walking over grassy and bouldery ridges, with occasional faint paths. Descend through heather, avoiding summit of Carn Fiaclach, to path on west side of Glen Dee at the Allt Iarnaidh. Long return to White Bridge (to cross) and Linn of Dee. Weather dry and clear most of day, but closed in after Beinn Bhrotain with a heavy shower and lowering mist. Total distance about 33km ... could be reduced by about 9km with a mountain bike to White Bridge! Took me nearly 12 hours ... due to late start I finished by torchlight!jamessteel10008/08/2019
AlanP,AndrewG,ChrisT,GavinT,JaneO,KenS,RobertP,TorilFNHWC20/07/2019
From Linn of Dee, MTB part way up Glen Dee then Carn Cloich-mhuilinn, Beinn Bhrotain and Monadh Mor.rhalstead15/06/2019
From wild camp at Chest of Deeprwild28/05/2019
With ChristineKeith9924/05/2018
With Keithchristine9924/05/2018
TGO Challenge 2018twg2719/05/2018
JimT29/03/2018
Cycled to Chest of Dee from Braemar. Climbed Monadh Mor and Beinn Bhrotain. A very long day even with bike.David Greaves08/07/2017
Solo. On way to Braeriach wild camp. neil hutton19/06/2017
From Linn of Dee. Cycled to White Bridge, then up Carn Cloich-mhuilinn, over to Beinn Bhrotain, across to Monadh Mor, continued N to near Loch nan Stuirteag, then NE to Sgor an Lochain Uaine, then along ridge to Cairn Toul, Stob Coire an t-Saighdeir and Devil's Point, descending to Corrour Bothy, then return to White Bridge by track on E side of Deekdbennett28/05/2017
With GeraldineChris Blake19/05/2017
Out & back from the car park near Achlean. With Paul & Helen.MorecambeMonkey02/09/2016
With Beinn Bhrotainmunromurph01/08/2016
with bhrotain 38k total 15.5k bikeDunlawyering22/05/2016
Climbed from Linn of Dee. Returned to the col below Beinn Bhrotain and descended from there. It's a long way back along Glen Geusachan.Roblex27/09/2015
Lin of Dee, 40km route.gandrew18/07/2015
8 Munros West of Lairig Ghru. Day 54 of 59 for all Munros. 47km, +/-2800m, 15 hours 30.PGCE13/05/2015
With Charlie.Camped E side of the Feshie. Very long very beautiful day ( had failed in July 2013 in drizzle and thick mist)younggl21/04/2015
Tim & KieraLoz_mck17/02/2015
Second Munro of the day. Beautiful day. Heading north for the next one!Play2End29/10/2014
climbed with Beinn Bhrotain, we climbed this hill first.FCMark06/08/2014
JEB, RIB Uisdean2523/07/2014
From Corrour Hut with Robert Wight. Misty start to the day bur clear in the afternoon with fantastic views. 6 munros in 10 hours.alexmaclennan20/06/2014
with Tom Dubh and Cnapan morAngelaf16/06/2014
Wet and midge infested day. Did the long leg first by cycling in to outward path. Went via Glen Ceusean and climbed through an upper corrie.akmilne06/06/2014
On TGO Challenge 2014.alistairpooler16/05/2014
2nd of 2. Rocky drop to belach and easy enough amble to top. Back to 975m belach and out via very boggy path, but good view to the penis! :D Path gets better later. 35.7km, 1200m, 9hr.bowzi22/09/2012
Once down the rocky summit of beinn bhrotain, it's a fairly easy ascent of Monadh Mor.Jhimmy12/09/2012
Two day bothy trip from Linn of Dee: Beinn Bhrotain - Monadh Mor - Angel's Peak - Cairn Toul - Devil's Point - Corrour bothy - Carn a' Mhaim - Derry Cairngormdavidpettit8421/08/2012
With Beinn Bhrotain. Cycled to Guiseachan Lodge from Linn of Dee, then route as described in SMC guide to Monadh Mor and back to lodge via Brhotain. Long day - wonderful weather, and great sense of remoteness. Great views.Norman Reid09/08/2012
From Beinn Bhrotain on a clear day with wide ranging views to both sides of the country. The route back down Glen Geusachan then Glen Dee was hard going on the long way back to the Linn of Dee.Windy Corner31/07/2012
with dave. second of 5 - after beinn bhrotain followed by sgor an lochan ouaine, cairn toul and devil's point. camped at white bridge for early start then cycled out. sunshine and snow...always cold.mn2305/06/2012
2nd munro of day. Summit 2nd cairn,dave neilson05/06/2012
Started Glen Feshie, a lump amongst greats. helicopter passed overhead. That's how interesting it was. Company: Soloiandesbottes02/06/2012
Did this one along with Monadh Mor. Cycled to White bridge. Long swampy walk up Glen Geusachan. Complete wipeout on top.tsharp12/04/2012
1 & 5 of 6: Out from Achlean CP. Return from Beinn Bhrotain.ChrisR22/09/2011
Climbed from Glen Feshie via Tom Dubh on another wet and windy day. About 4.5 hrs to top, just under 4 hrs back. Misty on top.chriswatson13/08/2011
beinn bhrotain and monadh mor cycled past white bridge.robertphillips21/05/2011
Third day in the Cairngorms. Beinn BrohtainFlipperfeet02/05/2011
Done as part of the third circular of three in the Cairngorms.simocity02/05/2011
Third day in the Cairngorms. Beinn Brohtainjim_aramis02/05/2011
Climbed with Pete (DMC) - Jan meet staying at Nethy Bridge. Excellent day with clear vis and little wind. Snow mostly melted, icy. Crampons were needed for most of the day! Early start!amcculloch22/01/2011
DMC weekend meet to Aviemore. Climbed with Allan McC. Beautiful weatherelectricfox22/01/2011
195th - Solo - from wild camp in upper Glen Feshie ascended Mullach Clach a Bhlair and followed plateau round to summit. Still some snow lying about, melt water made river crossing awkward. Clear sunny and dry.RGibbs31/05/2010
KeithByTheC22/08/2009
ghaley07/08/2009
Rigby Round (18 Cairngorm Munros), solo unsupported, 22h56RHW31/05/2008
CK SheilaS25/05/2008
3rdThearlaichdubh12/05/2008