Tolmount above Loch Callater

Tolmount

Munro at head of Glen Callater

With its summit overlooking the crags at the head of Glen Callater, Tolmount is an otherwise mainly grass-covered Munro summit surrounded by the higher peaks of Lochnagar and Glenshee.


Tolmount


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Height958m
Prominence72m
Meaningvalley hill
ListsMunro, 201
LocationGlen Callater and above the Devil's Elbow, The Mounth
Grid RefNO211800
Lat/Lon56.90467, -3.29741


Tolmount sits above the head of Loch Callater on the remote and high moorland that links Lochnagar to the Munros of Glenshee.

Various routes head up Tolmount, most of which also include nearby Tom Buidhe - a Munro of similar size, shape and terrain-cover.



Routes up Tolmount


Glenshee 9 Munros

The 9 Munros above Glenshee can be linked to form a long high-level hiking circuit. With generally grass covered slopes, this is one of the easier ways to go multi-Munro-bagging !

Peaks : 9 Munros

Ascent : 1690m (5540ft)
Distance : 30km (19m)
Time : 10:15hr

Carn an t-Sagairt Mor and Auchallater Munros

Tracing an old drove road through Glen Callater, this is a fairly popular route up Carn an t-Saigart Mor and can be extended to include several other Munro summits encircling the glen.

Peaks : 7 Munros

Ascent : 1040m (3410ft)
Distance : 36km (22m)
Time : 9hr

Munros above Jock's Road

Combining Driesh and Mayar with the Munros of Tom Buidhe and Tolmount to the north into one route makes for a delightful circuit over featureless grassy ground that will really test your navigation skills.

Peaks : 4 Munros

Ascent : 1375m (4510ft)
Distance : 26km (16m)
Time : 9hr



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