- Location:Strathdon, Aberdeen, Scotland
- Other names: A939
- Distance: 2.6 miles
- Average gradient: 6%
- Maximum gradient: 20%
- Height gain: 244 m
- Summit height: 2105 ft / 641m
- KOM time: 12.23 – 12.7 mph
- 100 climbs: #66
The Lecht is a tough climb from Cockbridge to the ski resort of Lecht. The climb is hardest at the start with a couple of mini hairpins taking you up a steep section which is over 20% in places. After this difficult start, there is a mini descent before, the climb picks up again. It is not as steep as the start, though there are still a few steep parts. As you near the summit the worst is over because there is another mini descent before a gradual ascent to the summit.
The summit is over 600m high and is frequently blocked in the winter months. As you can see from photo it is also quite exposed.
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