Beinn Mheadhoin

Summary for Beinn Mheadhoin

Beinn Mheadhoin is a route in “The Braemar” region / range which is located in the The Cairngorms area of the Scottish Highlands as defined by the Scottish Mountaineering Club.

On this route you return by same way

Sunrise 6:50 am
Sunset 7:45 pm
12 hours 55 minutes(s) daylight
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32 km/ 19.88 miles800 m/ 2624.67 ft8 hours plus
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This route covers the hidden hill Beinn Mheadhoin that lies in the heart of The Cairngorms. This route from Glen Derry is longer than the northern approach and requires a bit of endurance but is easy as there's less ascent / descent. A bicycle can be used on the track to shorten the time taken or wild camp at Derry Lodge.

The summit is naturally marked with a large granite sumit which requires a short easy scramble to its top.

Route points for Beinn Mheadhoin

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
NO04229310317° NW0.42 (4.77)Pass Derry Lodge which is owned by the national trust
NO03949342357° N2.35 (7.12)Take the footpath on the western side of the river through trees
NO03889577351° N3.34 (10.46)Cross the Bridge and follow the well trodden path up the river into Glen Derry
NO03459909298° WNW2.51 (12.97)Where the path forks take the left branch and climb upto Loch Etchachan
NJ0126003245° NE1.31 (14.28)From Loch Etchachan ascend steep slopes to a top
NJ0222012121° NNE0.2 (14.48)Continue onto the summit return same way back
NJ024016175° S12.45 (26.93)The summit Beinn Mheadhoin - 1182 ( metres)
Munros covered on Beinn Mheadhoin
Ordersort icon Height Munro Meaning Pronunciation
13 1182 Beinn Mheadhoin Middle hill Bine Veeyann