Beinn Laoigh & Beinn a' Chleibh

Summary for Beinn Laoigh & Beinn a' Chleibh

Beinn Laoigh & Beinn a' Chleibh is a route in “The Tyndrum” region / range which is located in the Loch Lomond to Loch Tay 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 8:35 am
Sunset 4:26 pm
7 hours 50 minutes(s) daylight
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10 km/ 6.21 miles1150 m/ 3772.97 ft6 hours plus
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Shorter route up 2 of Tyndrums munros Beinn Laoigh & Beinn a' Chleibh from the north west from Glen Lochy.

This route has a problem crossing the River Lochy the easiest place is near the outflow of Eas Daimh, if this isn't possible there is a footbridge 1km further downstream. Once across the River & railway line follow the the path on the northern bank of Eas Daimh which switches to the south side after a few hundred metres and heads through the forest on a boggy path. Follow grassy hillside to reach the north-western ridge and onto the summit.

The traverse between the 2 munro summit is straightforward as it is a very broad ridge. Descend from the col between
Beinn Laoigh & Beinn a' Chleibh and return via the forest as the ascent.

Route points for Beinn Laoigh & Beinn a' Chleibh

QGrid Ref.BearingDistance(km)Description
NN23842785147° SSE0.08 (0.08)Start from Car Park on the A85 make your way through the grass towards the River Lochy
NN23832760131° SE0.17 (0.25)Cross River Lochy & cross the railway line.
NN2419274792° E0.22 (0.47)Follow the path along northern side of Eas Daimh
NN24512732107° ESE0.07 (0.54)Follow boogy path through the forest
NN2483266477° ENE0.36 (0.9)Leave the wooded area by crossing style over deer fence onto open hillside
NN2518267069° ENE0.16 (1.06)Climb steeply up grassy hillside onto northern ridge of Ben Lui
NN26242665124° SE0.51 (1.57)Climb onto sumit of Ben Lui
NN266263253° WSW0.46 (2.03)The summit Ben Lui - 1130 ( metres)
NN26202622236° N0.67 (2.7)Descend onto col between Ben Lui & Bein a'Chleibh
NN25025663° ENE0.35 (3.05)The summit Beinn a' Chleibh - 916 ( metres)
NN2537257925° NNE0.06 (3.11)Return to the col for the best place of descent
NN25622588305° NW0.58 (3.69)From Col desend steeply down to Fionn Choirein
NN25162624316° NW0.26 (3.95)Continue down to wooded area and return by ascent route
Munros covered on Beinn Laoigh & Beinn a' Chleibh
Ordersort icon Height Munro Meaning Pronunciation
28 1130 Ben Lui Hill of the calf Ben loo-ie
281 916 Beinn a' Chleibh Hill of the chest Ben chlayv