Creag Leacach

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Creag Leacach
Angus, Perthshire
Creag Leacach - geograph.org.uk - 314205.jpg
Summit: 3,238 feet NO154745
56°51’15"N, 3°23’15"W

Creag Leacach is a mountain on the border of Angus with Perthshire, which reaches a height of 3,238 feet at its summit, and so it qualifies as a Munro.

Creag Leacach is normally climbed in conjunction with neighbouring Glas Maol to which is connected by Creag Leacach's north-east ridge. The summit is unusually pointed for the hills hereabouts, with large areas of scree on both its western and eastern faces.

The north-east ridge leads to the neighbouring Munro, Glas Maol, while the southwest ridge runs to a subsidiary peak (the Southwest Top) before splitting, and the continuing south-west ridge drops down into Glen Shee.

Route finding on Creag Leacach is easy due to a dry stone wall running the length of the summit ridge directing you to the summit.

These hills are an easy day out and are easily accessible from the A93 near the Glenshee ski centre where there is plenty of parking available.

Munros in SMC Area SMC Section 7 - Glenshee to Mount Keen

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