Beinn Dearg [Blair Atholl]

Summary for Beinn Dearg [Blair Atholl]

Beinn Dearg [Blair Atholl] is an munro in Scotand and is located in the area The West Mounth: Blair Atholl to Braemar as defined by SMC. (and lies in region known as Atholl )

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HeightGrid Ref.PronunciationMeaning
1008 metres / 3307 feetNN852777Bine JerrackRed hill
LocationAccess
The West Mounth: Blair Atholl to BraemarAtholl Estate, tel: 01796 481740
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Details for Beinn Dearg [Blair Atholl]

Beinn Dearg lies to the north east of Bruar and west of Glen Tilt. It is a dome shaped looking granite munro which rises above numerous flat / rounded hills at a peak of 1008 metres set in some fairly bleak moorland on the south end of the high Mounth peaty plateau. Beinn Dearg takes it's name from the reddish screes on the higher sides of the mountain.

To the north the are two minor tops, Beinn Gharbh on the north and Elrig 'ic an Toisich to on the northeast where there are slopes onto a high platea.

Access is usually via Glen Tilt on a long approch upto Snaicheachan bothy. Alternatively there is a track from Calvine on the A9 along Glen Bruar.

The number of registered munro-madness users who have climbed Beinn Dearg [Blair Atholl] is Twenty

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grahammclaren marked Beinn Dearg [Blair Atholl] as bagged on Mon 13 Jul 2009
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Bill Campbell marked Beinn Dearg [Blair Atholl] as bagged on Tue 05 May 2009
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Fhuaran marked Beinn Dearg [Blair Atholl] as bagged on Mon 16 Feb 2009
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tony meeson marked Beinn Dearg [Blair Atholl] as bagged on Sun 25 Jan 2009
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bobthelomond marked Beinn Dearg [Blair Atholl] as bagged on Sat 27 Dec 2008