Ben Klibreck

Summary for Ben Klibreck

Ben Klibreck is an munro in Scotand and is located in the area Coigach to Cape Wrath as defined by SMC. (and lies in region known as Strath Vagastie )

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HeightGrid Ref.PronunciationMeaning
962 metres / 3156 feetNC585299Byn KleebreckMeaning unknown (Hill oh the speckled cliff)
LocationAccess
Coigach to Cape WrathAltnaharra Estate, tel: 01549 411220
Clebrig Estate, tel: 01549 411245
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Details for Ben Klibreck

Ben Klibreck is a large isolated hill which has a prolonged ridge that curves from the southwest to the northwest. The hill dominates central & eastern Sutherland and rises predominantly over a huge desilate moorland of the surrounding area. The hill itself has broad grassy ridges and corries all round getting stepper and craggier on it's western flank.

Ben Klibreck's south-east side drops onto long grassy slopes into Loch Choire.

Ben Klibreck is a large hill encompassing several summits the highest being Meall nan Con (962 metres, meaning hill of the dog) lying on the south eastern end of the ridge.

Ben Hope is the most northern munro which is only a 30 minute drive between the two hills and can be climbed on the same day; Also Ben Klibreck is Scotlands second northern munro which adds to it's feel of isolation the wonderful area of Sutherland gives.

The ascent route is from the A836 Lairg to Altnaharra road that runs below the north-west flank of the munro upto the col north of Carn an Fheidh.

The number of registered munro-madness users who have climbed Ben Klibreck is Twenty-Seven

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