|Location Map ( geo)|
|Distance:||4.8 miles (7.7 km)|
|Meets:||A97, A97, C43M|
|Route outline (key)|
The C65M starts on the A97 at Kildrummy and heads south to Nether Kildrummy, from where a spur head north west back to the A97. The mainline continues south, turning south east as it winds through Strathdon, crossing the river at Dumallachie. Climbing out of the valley, the route keeps left at a fork, and crosses the hills to reach the C43M at a crossroads at Woodside.