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Quick Facts
This is the height of the mountain above sea level. However, on the climb, it is the ascent that matters, i.e. the sum of all the uphill parts of the route.
859 m (2818 ft)

This is the standard notation used on Ordnance Survey Landranger maps.

Each reference consists of two letters identifying a 100,000 metre square block then three digits defining the Easting and finally the three digits defining the Northing with reference to the South West corner of the block.

NN166712 is the grid reference for the summit of Ben Nevis. Where you are given the map number ( For Ben Nevis = 41) it is acceptable to omit the two initial letters e.g. 166712. (Instructions on how to read the references are given on the OS maps).

Grid Ref.
An indication of this mountains height rank within its class. Where two mountains share the same height they are ordered alphabetically.
79 of 222 Corbetts
The number of ascent routes currently available on Munromagic.
Mountain names are usually in Gaelic, the native language of the Scottish Highlands, or have been derived from the old Scots and Norse languages. We give the most commonly accepted meaning, but accept that some of these are disputed.
Big nose

The UK is covered by 204 Ordnance Survey Landranger 1:50,000 scale maps. Maps numbered 1 to 86 cover Scotland but for the highest mountains (Munros) only 23 maps are required. The name given roughly describes the area covered by the map.

OS Landranger Maps Required
  43   Braemar & Blair Atholl

A description of the characteristics of the mountain including any hazards of which you should be aware.

Morrone, also known as Morven, lies to the SW of and overlooks Braemar.

Morrone lies at the N end of a long winding ridge, Carn na Drochaide (830m) marking the S end. There are some steeper slopes to the E of this ridge, and Morrone has a stony aspect to the summit. However hazards are diminished by the well defined path from Braemar and the hill track that leads up the E slopes to the summit. If the weather closes in follow either to get down.

Hazards you may encounter on Morrone include
 Steep slopes on or near ascent routes.
 Stony/rocky Slopes on or near ascent routes.
General Considerations
 Temperature decreases by 1degree C for every 100m of ascent.
 Wind usually increases with altitude.
 Visibility can change markedly with cloud level.
 River/Stream levels can increase markedly in one day.
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Ordnance Survey digital maps are also available to members.

 Weather & OS Maps
Cairngorms * Monadhliath
by MWIS (PDF format)
East Highlands
by Met Office
Cairn Bannoch
by Metcheck
Morrone Area Map
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The summary information of one or more ascent routes that include Morrone.

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 Routes that include Morrone
  Ascent Distance Time Including... Description Rating
1 496 m 6.68 km 2.5 hrs Morrone  A short and easy ascent on roads and a well trodden path  

Pictures submitted by members on the summit of Morrone

 Baggers Gallery for Morrone

James and myself enjoying views from Morrone on a very cold December morning. 30/12/11

© Eileen Stark

Image by Eileen Stark

Myself and Stevie Cairns on Summit. my first walk since breaking my ankle on route to Beinn Dearg ( Glen Lyon) just over 5 months ago

© David Peden

Image by David Peden

Kevin, myself summit Morrone 31/05/10 our 7th Corbett of our weekend in Braemar

© John Donnelly

Image by John Donnelly

Zach, Jake, and John H.

© John Hoffmann

Image by John Hoffmann
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Post a few words about Morrone or read what others have had to say.

Leon Mooney
wrote on
August 9, 2011
Drove to Braemar after a morning on the three easy Glenshee Munros. Despite this being a fairly short ascent, it was far more enjoyable that the others and definitely worth the detour. Good path from the duckpond car park to the summit, which unfortunately, also has clutter. The views all round were excellent (Glenshee hills & Cairgorms in particular). Really glad I did this one!
Chris Bowles
wrote on
March 22, 2010
Parked at the newish car park beside the A93 at Auchalleter. Crossed the road and a bridge over the Clunie Water before taking the landrover track all the way to the top. This really is a very easy ascent, and very short too. The ascent from the road taking little over an hour. The summit is obvious with the Vodaphone mast taking up most of the space on the top. Good views though, and can easily be done on the way to something else or to fill a few hours.
Roger Vander Steen
wrote on
August 18, 2006
Park at the top of Chapel Brae, just before the duck pond. The signposted path begins just east of the viewpont shown on the OS map and is easy to follow; nearer the summit it levels off and becomes a wide, stony track. A very good viewpoint.

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