Munros - Cairngorms


Based on a list originally published in 1891 by Sir Hugh Munro, Munros are Scottish hills that are at least 3000 feet in height and deemed to be distinct and separate mountains. Today the Scottish Mountaineering Council is responsible for managing the list.

Identified Peaks

The following peaks have been identifed and displayed in descending height order. Alternative names by which a peak is known are given in square brakcets. To find out more about a particular peak, click on the name or select more.

Name Height Grid Ref
Ben Macdui 1309m 4295ft NN989989
Braeriach 1296m 4252ft NN953999
Cairn Toul 1291m 4236ft NN963972
Sgor an Lochain Uaine 1258m 4127ft NN954976
Cairn Gorm 1245m 4085ft NJ005040
Beinn a'Bhuird North Top 1197m 3927ft NJ092006
Beinn Mheadhoin 1182m 3878ft NJ024017
Ben Avon - Leabaidh an Daimh Bhuidhe 1171m 3842ft NJ131018
Beinn Bhrotain 1157m 3796ft NN954922
Derry Cairngorm 1155m 3789ft NO017980
Sgor Gaoith 1118m 3668ft NN902989
Monadh Mor 1113m 3652ft NN938942
Bynack More 1090m 3576ft NJ042063
Beinn a'Chaorainn 1082m 3550ft NJ045013
Carn a'Mhaim 1037m 3402ft NN994952
Mullach Clach a'Bhlair 1019m 3343ft NN882927
The Devil's Point 1004m 3294ft NN976951
Beinn Bhreac 931m 3054ft NO058970

Free Newsletter

Join our newsletter and stay up to date with all the latest developments on


Latest News

Upcoming articles & new features

Since the launch of the new look site earlier this month, we have been burning the midnight oil trying to make Mountaindays even better! 

You can now add comments to articles, use google search to find what you’re looking for and submit your own articles for publication.  Over the coming months we are planning a series of articles about the fundamentals of navigation and we have more mountain bike specific reviews and articles in the pipeline.

Other Recent News Items

Mountains & Routes

UK Mountain Database

The mountain database contains details of all 3000 peaks in UK over 150m. You can browse by area or all the major ticklists including Munros and Wainwrights.

Example peak:

Table 'fcs_mdays-mtns.areas' doesn't exist

Route Database

The route database contains details of walks, scrambles, rock climbs, mountaineering routes, ice climbs and alpine routes added by our visitors. Why not log your own routes and share them with others?