Ladhar Bheinn

Summary for Ladhar Bheinn

Ladhar Bheinn is a route in “The Knoydart” region / range which is located in the Loch Eil to Glen Shiel 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 8:44 am
Sunset 4:24 pm
7 hours 40 minutes(s) daylight
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22 km/ 13.67 miles2000 m/ 6561.68 ft7 hours plus
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This is a long demanding route which takes in the munro Ladhar Bheinn which rises in the northern part of the wild Knoydart peninsula, overlooking Loch Hourn. This is a remote mountain range with narrow ridges and deep corries.

This is an outstanding peak of the area and scores highly on most Scottish hillwalkers list of favorite summits.

Route points for Ladhar Bheinn

QGrid Ref.BearingDistance(km)Description
NM76579998115° ESE0.82 (0.82)Start from Inverie follow the road up Inverie River
NM7854991178° ENE0.34 (1.16)Though a small wood
NM7964990357° ENE0.29 (1.45)Continue straight on where the track forks
NG8161004618° NNE0.44 (1.89)From the outflow from "Loch an Dubh-Lochain" climb the grassy slopes onto Mam Suideig
NG8237017957° ENE0.23 (2.12)Traverse the Aonach Sgoilte ridge onto 849m top marked with a cairn
NG83950269313° NW0.32 (2.44)From the top (849m) descend onto Bealach Coire Dhorrcail
NG83600304278° W0.15 (2.59)From Bealach Coire Dhorrcail the path takes you up a steep exposed rocky face
NG83140328301° WNW0.32 (2.91)from another cairned top (858m) ascend onto the south eastern ridge of "Ladhar Bheinn"
NG82880346335° NNW0.13 (3.04)Ascend onto the summit of the munro "Ladhar Beinn".
NG823039296° WNW0.33 (3.37)The summit Ladhar Bheinn - 1020 ( metres)
NG82060411271° W0.46 (3.83)From the OS Trig Point descend west-north-west on An Dollaid ridge
NG81600414311° NW0.25 (4.08)Descend An Dollaid ridge to a small lochan
NG81010451223° SW0.98 (5.06)Descend steeply to path by Allt-coire Torr an Asgaill to the east of a small wood
NG79380321277° W0.32 (5.38)Continue back along path
NG78790338272° W0.28 (5.66)There's a fork in the path
NG78510340258° WSW0.68 (6.34)Continue on the path on the south bank of the river
NG77830330262° W0.41 (6.75)Pass through the wood
NG76560268190° S0.6 (7.35)Continue on the track back to Inverie
NG76620015225° SW0.08 (7.43)Rejoin the road
Munros covered on Ladhar Bheinn
Ordersort icon Height Munro Meaning Pronunciation
111 1020 Ladhar Bheinn Hill of the hoof or claw Larrer Vane