Beinn Bhreac and Beinn a'Chaorainn

Summary for Beinn Bhreac and Beinn a'Chaorainn

Beinn Bhreac and Beinn a'Chaorainn 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 4:55 am
Sunset 9:45 pm
16 hours 50 minutes(s) daylight
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Route points for Beinn Bhreac and Beinn a'Chaorainn

QGrid Ref.BearingDistance(km)Description
NO06188976N1.7 (1.7)Linn of Dee car park a footpath signed for 'Glen Lui' heads into the woods.
NO06319146306° NW2.65 (4.35)Cross the bridge to join the track to Derry Lodge
NO04229310329° NNW0.41 (4.76)Pass Derry Lodge which is owned by the national trust
NO0402934646° NE0.96 (5.72)Follow excellent path on the east side of Glen Derry
NO0474941025° NNE0.76 (6.48)Try to find a faint path that leads up the hillside as it make the going easier
NO0508947813° NNE1.08 (7.56)Head upto the narrowish col between Meall an Lundain & Beinn Bhreac
NO0536958318° NNE1.41 (8.97)From the col climb to the stony top of Beinn Bhreac
NO058971350° N3.55 (12.52)The summit Beinn Bhreac [Glen Derry] - 931 ( metres)
NJ05340067309° NW1.04 (13.56) Climb these final slopes to reach the large cairn at the summit of Beinn a'Chaorainn. Then continue down
NJ045013242° WSW0.38 (13.94)The summit Beinn a' Chaorainn [Glen Derry] - 1083 ( metres)
NJ04200118212° SSW0.81 (14.75)Descend down southwest over granite bolders to the steep slope that drops to Lairig an Laoigh
NJ03750050270° W0.47 (15.22)Once here all difficulties are over and the path can be followed back along Glen Derry
NJ03280051171° S1.43 (16.65)Heading Back along the good path
NO03459909171° S3.34 (19.99)Join the broad path coming down from Coire Etchachan and the Hutchison Memorial Hut
NO03889577177° S2.35 (22.34)Cross the Bridge
NO03949342175° S4.28 (26.62)Return to the Linn of Dee using your outward route.
Munros covered on Beinn Bhreac and Beinn a'Chaorainn
Ordersort icon Height Munro Meaning Pronunciation
58 1083 Beinn a' Chaorainn [Glen Derry] Hill of the rowan tree Bine uh Chooereen
250 931 Beinn Bhreac [Glen Derry] Mossy hill Bine Vrack