Mount Battock has an elevation of 778 m (2,552 ft) and is the was the highest point in the former historic county of Kincardineshire. The mountain forms part of the Mounth, a range of hills on the southern edge of Strathdee. Which form an outlying ridge of the Grampians stretching from Ballater to the North Sea coast.
An straight forward ascent can be made from Glen Esk where a well-trodden path leads to the top, with a rougher trail for the final section. A trig point can be found marking the top.
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|778 m (2,552 ft)
|NO 5496 8445
|OL54: Glen Esk & Glen Tanar