Cairn Gorm

  • Location: Cairn Gorm, Scotland
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  • Distance: 3.4 miles
  • Average gradient: 6%
  • Maximum gradient: 12 %
  • Maximum altitude: 2096ft / 638m
  • Height gain: 307 m
  • KOM time: 14.53 – 13.7mph
  • 100 climbs: #67
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Cairn Gorm is a long steady climb in the Cairngorm mountains, Scotland. THe climb starts after the village of Glenmore and Loch Morlich. It is relatively well engineered with two hairpins taking you steadily up the mountain side. It is steepest after 1 mile of climbing before the first long left hand turn. There are three sections of false flats in the last half of the climb. The average gradient for the climb is 6%. As you climb you see the peak of Cairn Gorm ahead to the south. Cairn Gorm is the sixth highest mountain in the UK, at 1245 metres (4084 ft)



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