Guide to Scotland's hills & mountains

The Socach

The Socach is the 2169th highest peak in the British Isles and the 1827th tallest in Scotland


719.0 m (2359 ft)


88.0 m (289 ft)

Survey method

SECO 2x Hand Level


Tiny cairn on NE summit 10m S of main cairn


  • Simm

Nearest town

Charlestown of Aberlour, Moray

OS map sheets

OS50: 037 (Strathdon & Alford)
OS25: 059W (Aboyne, Alford & Strathdon)
OS25: 062W (Correen Hills & Glenlivet)
OS25: 405W (Aboyne, Alford & Strathdon)
OS25: 420W (Coreen Hills & Glenlivet)

Notes & comments

SW summit at NJ 27643 14319 is c.1m lower

1:25k map has a 719m spot at NJ276143 but old maps suggests this is lower