An Caisteal, Beinn a'Chroin

Summary for An Caisteal, Beinn a'Chroin

An Caisteal, Beinn a'Chroin is a route in “The ” region / range which is located in the area of the Scottish Highlands as defined by the Scottish Mountaineering Club.

This is a mainly circular route but there are parts where you need to retrace your footsteps

Sunrise 8:52 am
Sunset 3:35 pm
6 hours 42 minutes(s) daylight
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Two Western Crainlarich Hills

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Route points for An Caisteal, Beinn a'Chroin

QGrid Ref.BearingDistance(km)Description
NN3671237986° E0.2 (0.2)Leave the A82 road in Glen Falloch following track under the railway
NN36912379148° SSE0.49 (0.69)Cross bridge over the River Falloch just west of sharp 90 degree bend in the river
NN37152336133° SE0.66 (1.35)Follow the River Falloch until you reach the corner of the trees on the eastern side
NN37612289192° SSW0.47 (1.82)Start to climb directly onto Sron Gharbh. It's quite wet at the bottom and steep at the top. Once at the top thats the most of the slog done
NN37502091179° S0.39 (2.21)From Sron Gharbh (709 metres) .Follow a path along northern ridge onto "Twistin Hill"
NN37492052168° SSE0.66 (2.87)Knoll From “Twistin Hill” continue onto An Caisteal Summit cairn then continue down on the southern ridge
NN37791933171° S0.46 (3.33)The summit An Caisteal - 995 ( metres)
NN38031854114° ESE0.32 (3.65)From the col follow path upto Beinn a'Chroin. This takes in some steep crags on Beinn a'Chroin western face with no real difficulty
NN3841184960° ENE0.2 (3.85)Beinn a'Chroin - West Top
NN39091865104° ESE0.23 (4.08)From col climb up to the real summit point then descend down the northern ridge
NN39311859350° N0.89 (4.97)The summit Beinn a'Chroin - 940 ( metres)
NN39242007320° NW0.36 (5.33)Descend steeply through crags
NN38822049335° NNW0.63 (5.96)Decsend into Coire Earb down to path by the River Falloch
NN38122219321° NW0.86 (6.82)Continue back along the path to th A82
NN36712379174° S0 (6.82)
Munros covered on An Caisteal, Beinn a'Chroin
Ordersort icon Height Munro Meaning Pronunciation
147 995 An Caisteal The castle An Casteel
233 940 Beinn a'Chroin Hill of the sheep fold Byn a Kroin