Eastern Mamores

Summary for Eastern Mamores

Eastern Mamores is a route in “The Mamores” region / range which is located in the Loch Linnhe to Loch Ericht area of the Scottish Highlands as defined by the Scottish Mountaineering Club.

This is a circular route

Sunrise 8:59 am
Sunset 3:34 pm
6 hours 35 minutes(s) daylight
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Binnein Beag & Binnein Mor

14 km/ 8.7 miles1580 m/ 5183.73 ft7 hours plus
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This route covers 2 munros which lie on the eastern end of The Mamore Ridge. The routes approach is from Kinlochleven along a land rover track east of the lodge and then onto stalker path onto a high bealach which is then left to climb the 2 summit points firstly Binnein Beag then return to the bealach and climb Binnein More; then return to Mamore Lodge.

Binnein Beag is in a somewhat isolated position rising above Glen Nevis making it a good viewpoint of Ben Nevis's impressive northeastern Buttress.

Binnein Mor is the finest & highest peak of the Mamores and forms a classic shaped mountain

Route points for Eastern Mamores

QGrid Ref.BearingDistance(km)Description
NN18266231281° W0.23 (0.23)Start by heading up a section of the "West Highland Way"
NN1779625366° ENE0.75 (0.98)Leave path onto a Track / Road that leads upto the Mamore Lodge
NN1856630052° NE0.46 (1.44)Parking available at the Lodge for a small fee (could start from here)
NN1894632652° NE0.15 (1.59)Follow the landrover track east of Mamore Lodge
NN2076634738° NE0.18 (1.77)About 1km east of Loch Eilde Mor where there's a fork take the stalker path north-east
NN22146537N0.38 (2.15)From "Coire an Lochain" head north along the path dropping slightly
NN22176575N0.12 (2.27)Take the left at the fork & descend westerly
NN22096632326° NW0.29 (2.56)Continue along the stalker path onto the high col
NN2162674470° ENE0.33 (2.89)From this col climb onto "Binnein Beag" and return to this col
NN2194675341° NE0.3 (3.19)Climb over scree & bolders onto summit
NN221677221° SW0.3 (3.49)The summit Binnein Beag - 943 ( metres)
NN21116728197° SSW0.33 (3.82)Stream
NN20996663135° SE0.38 (4.2)Climb onto Binnein More then head back over the southern tops
NN212663198° SSW0.54 (4.74)The summit Binnein Mor - 1130 ( metres)
NN211656122° ESE0.56 (5.3)Binnein Mor - South Top
NN219652158° SSE0.61 (5.91)Binnein Mor - Sgurr Eilde Beag
NN22156467174° S4.54 (10.45)Return back to the starting point
Munros covered on Eastern Mamores
Ordersort icon Height Munro Meaning Pronunciation
27 1130 Binnein Mor Large Peak Beenyan More
230 943 Binnein Beag Small hill Beenyan Bake