Aonach Beag (Nevis region) & Aonach Mor

Summary for Aonach Beag (Nevis region) & Aonach Mor

Aonach Beag (Nevis region) & Aonach Mor 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 8:53 am
Sunset 3:33 pm
6 hours 40 minutes(s) daylight
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The Aonachs from Glen nevis

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Route points for Aonach Beag (Nevis region) & Aonach Mor

QGrid Ref.BearingDistance(km)Description
NN1672691573° ENE0.24 (0.24)Start from the path in Glen Nevis following the route for the popular walk
NN17216929148° SSE0.66 (0.9)Continue following the path round
NN1774685384° E0.38 (1.28)Opens out into glen and views of the glen
NN1865688227° NNE0.59 (1.87)At Steall ruin leave the main path, on a faint path which eventually vanishes
NN1918697357° ENE0.48 (2.35)Ascend the south west ridge of Sgurr a' Bhuic
NN1978701291° E0.32 (2.67)Ascend onto summit of Sgurr a' Bhuic, then continue along ridge north east
NN204701343° NNW0.23 (2.9)Aonach Beag - Sgurr a'Bhuic
NN20547085286° WNW0.31 (3.21)Along ridge onto Stob Choire Bhealach
NN202709255° WSW0.3 (3.51)Aonach Beag - Stob Choire Bhealach
NN19957088352° N0.12 (3.63)Continue along stony ground above An Aghaidh Gharbh on the east
NN19707131344° NNW0.24 (3.87)Ascend onto Aonach Beag which is biggest peak of the day
NN196715304° NW0.43 (4.3)The summit Aonach Beag - 1234 ( metres)
NN19307181351° N0.1 (4.4)
NN19297191344° NNW0.17 (4.57)Ascend Aonach Mor's wide southern ridge
NN192729186° S0.29 (4.86)The summit Aonach Mor - 1221 ( metres)
NN19207266193° SSW0.35 (5.21)Descend Aonach Mor's southern ridge to belach. Keeping near to western cliffs
NN19007219270° W0.39 (5.6)Head down steep spur. This may be difficult to find in bad visibility
NN18617220164° SSE0.22 (5.82)From belach between Carn Mor Dearg and the Aonach's follow watershed of Allt Coire Giubhaschan
NN18467111199° SSW0.52 (6.34)
NN18267062169° S0.76 (7.1)Descend steeply on Allt Coire Giubhaschan eastern side
NN18366987162° SSE1.09 (8.19)Rejoin approach path near the Steall ruin and head back up Glen Nevis
Munros covered on Aonach Beag (Nevis region) & Aonach Mor
Ordersort icon Height Munro Meaning Pronunciation
7 1234 Aonach Beag Little ridge Ernoch Bake
8 1221 Aonach Mor Big ridge Ernoch More