|Location Map ( geo)|
|Distance:||5.7 miles (9.2 km)|
|Route outline (key)|
The C52M starts on the A944 near the centre of Alford and heads north on Montgarrie Road. It crosses the River Don on Montgarrie Bridge, then continues north through the village and in to the hills. At Redhouse, it forks right, curving round to North Keig, where it turns right again and heads south to Old Keig. A final left turn, takes it east once more into Keig village and the B992.