Glas Maol

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Glas Maol is located south of Braemar (Aberdeenshire) with Aberdeen being the nearest large city. Some slopes of Glas Maol are part of the Glenshee Ski Centre ski area. Because of this, the area is well developed. The mountain is easily accessible by car, there is parking space and other amenities.

The shortest route to the summit starts at Cairnwell pass and involves an ascent of only 400m to the summit. Various other ascents are possible, most of them of limited technical difficulty.

The summit is market by a 1m high stone.

Elevation (feet): 3,504
Elevation (meters): 1,068
Continent: Europe
Country: United Kingdom
Range/Region: Scottish Highlands
Latitude: 56.87239
Longitude: -3.3682
Difficulty: Walk up
Best months for climbing: Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct
Nearest major airport: Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Glasgow
Convenient Center: Aberdeen

Thanks to Sven Bugarski for adding this peak.

Trip Reports

NOTE: Trip reports were previously called "Summit Logs" - same feature, new name

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  • Log #22439 - by Sven Bugarski on Oct 16, 2013
    When we arrived in Aberdeen in the evening of January 25th, 2013, it was colder than usual with even some patches of snow in the airport area. We jumped into our rental car and headed straight to...