Beinn a'Chroin

Summary for Beinn a'Chroin

Beinn a'Chroin is an munro in Scotand and is located in the area Loch Lomond to Loch Tay as defined by SMC. (and lies in region known as Crianlarich )

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HeightGrid Ref.PronunciationMeaning
940 metres / 3084 feetNN388186Byn a KroinHill of the sheep fold
LocationAccess
Loch Lomond to Loch TayGlenfalloch, tel: 01301 20 766275
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Details for Beinn a'Chroin

Beinn a’ Chroin is one of two Crianlarich's western munros situated at the head of the River Falloch with the other one being An Caisteal. Beinn a’ Chroin has a fairly level summit ridge which runs from east to west for just over a km with 3 summit cairns 938m, 942m and 940m with the central one having munro status at 942 metres. It is well seen by looking up Coire Earb around NN369237 . The best feature of Beinn a’ Chroin is it's western cliffs which rise above Bealach Buidhe which connects to the neighbouring munroAn Caisteal to the north-west. On the eastern summit there is is a ridge that spurs northwards dropping into Coire Earb and eventually down to Glen Falloch and Crianlarich's.

Usual access is from Bealach Buidhe when climbed alongside An Caisteal via a cleverly weaving path up the craggy western face which avoids difficulties and eventually leads on to the western end of the summit ridge.
Alternatively Beinn a’ Chroin can easily be climbed from the eastern end from a track up the River Larig just past the Inverlochlarig.

Excellent summit view on a clear day of Ben More, Cruach Ardrain and Stob Binnein on the east, Beinn Chabhair on the west.

The number of registered munro-madness users who have climbed Beinn a'Chroin is Fifty

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