Beinn Alligin

Summary for Beinn Alligin

Beinn Alligin 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 circular route

Sunrise 9:00 am
Sunset 3:30 pm
6 hours 29 minutes(s) daylight
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Tom na Gruagaich & Sgurr Mhor

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Route points for Beinn Alligin

QGrid Ref.BearingDistance(km)Description
NG86775762336° NNW0.85 (0.85)From Car-Park by The Abhainn Coire Mhic Nobuil cross road & take west side path
NG86475842N0.26 (1.11)After dampish start on moderate slopes, then a steep climb, the gradient eases once more
NG86225912304° NW0.49 (1.6)ConFrom Car-Park by Thetinue up leaving the damp ground onto stony ground
NG85835942345° NNW0.21 (1.81)Climbing up through Coir nan Laogh which is steep
NG8582599212° NNE0.22 (2.03)a cairn tells you that you are not far from the summit.
NG85886013317° NW0.08 (2.11)The summit Tom na Gruagaich - 922 ( metres)
NG8579602313° NNE0.07 (2.18)Descend steeply to Fasreidhnean Beinn Alligin
NG85816063351° N0.19 (2.37)Col North of Tom na Gruagaich (Fasreidhnean Beinn Alligin)
NG8579608140° NE0.25 (2.62)Ascend steeply Beinn Alligin Ridge eventually onto Sgurr Mhor summit
NG8642611854° NE0.31 (2.93)The summit Beinn Alligin - Sgurr Mhòr - 986 ( metres)
NG8668613597° E0.25 (3.18)Descend steeply from Sgurr Mhor
NG8707612771° ENE0.18 (3.36)Bealach between Na Rathanan and Sgurr Mhór
NG87246132131° SE0.18 (3.54)Na Rathan (866 metres)
NG87606105172° S0.12 (3.66)last of the "Horns of Alligin" pinnacles, An t-Sail Bheg
NG88156022183° S0.45 (4.11)Descend into Bealach a Chomhla which separates Beinn Alligin from Beinn Dearg
NG88155904198° SSW0.19 (4.3)Join main path which runs along the west side of Allt a' Bhealaich
NG88085887237° WSW0.35 (4.65)Footbridge crossing burn (Abhiann Coire Mhic Nobuil)
NG87365819225° SW0.6 (5.25)Pass Allt Toll a' Mhadaidh waterfall spills into Adhainn Coire Mhic Nobuil.
NG86915779192° SSW0.11 (5.36)Continue back to car park The Abhainn Coire Mhic Nobuil
NG86775762173° S0 (5.36)
Munros covered on Beinn Alligin
Ordersort icon Height Munro Meaning Pronunciation
162 986 Beinn Alligin - Sgurr Mhòr Big peak (Jewel hill) Skoor Voar
268 922 Tom na Gruagaich Hill of the Damsel Tom na Grooyageech