Cairn Gorm Mountain pin

Cairn Gorm Mountain pin

The huge granite mountains of the Cairngorms National Park are unique. Their influence has shaped the natural heritage, people, landscapes and culture around

Cairn Gorm Mountains Park map

Cairn Gorm Mountains Park map

them and they form the core of the Park.

The vast plateau is split into two sections: the main masif centred around Loch A’an, and the outlying flank centred on Lochnagar and Glas Mhol. Together they form the largest area of ground over 900 metres (about 3,000 feet) in Britain, a broad dome with a fringe of moorland, straths and glens spreading out from the central core. You can think of the National Park as being rather like a fried egg with a deceptively high yolk: an image to contemplate over breakfast perhaps!

Location: 02-C4

Topography of Cairn Gorm mountains

Topography of Cairn Gorm mountains

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