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Creach Bheinn [Benderloch]


Quick Facts
This is the height of the mountain above sea level. However, on the climb, it is the ascent that matters, i.e. the sum of all the uphill parts of the route.
810 m (2657 ft)

This is the standard notation used on Ordnance Survey Landranger maps.

Each reference consists of two letters identifying a 100,000 metre square block then three digits defining the Easting and finally the three digits defining the Northing with reference to the South West corner of the block.

NN166712 is the grid reference for the summit of Ben Nevis. Where you are given the map number ( For Ben Nevis = 41) it is acceptable to omit the two initial letters e.g. 166712. (Instructions on how to read the references are given on the OS maps).

Grid Ref.
An indication of this mountains height rank within its class. Where two mountains share the same height they are ordered alphabetically.
139 of 222 Corbetts
The number of ascent routes currently available on Munromagic.
Mountain names are usually in Gaelic, the native language of the Scottish Highlands, or have been derived from the old Scots and Norse languages. We give the most commonly accepted meaning, but accept that some of these are disputed.
Windswept hill

The UK is covered by 204 Ordnance Survey Landranger 1:50,000 scale maps. Maps numbered 1 to 86 cover Scotland but for the highest mountains (Munros) only 23 maps are required. The name given roughly describes the area covered by the map.

OS Landranger Maps Required
  50   Glen Orchy & Loch Etive

A description of the characteristics of the mountain including any hazards of which you should be aware.

Creach Bheinn is a compact rocky hill, but it is not difficult to find a route through and over the rocky outcrops without the need for scrambling.

It can be ascended from Druimavuic, to the N, via the NW ridge over Meall nan Caorach or through Coire Buidhe from the bealach connecting to Beinn Sgulaird (Munro).

Hazards you may encounter on Creach Bheinn [Benderloch] include
 Crags on or near ascent routes.
 Crags near summit.
General Considerations
 Temperature decreases by 1degree C for every 100m of ascent.
 Wind usually increases with altitude.
 Visibility can change markedly with cloud level.
 River/Stream levels can increase markedly in one day.
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West Highlands
by MWIS (PDF format)
West Highlands
by Met Office
Ben Cruachan
by Metcheck
Creach Bheinn [Benderloch] Area Map
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The summary information of one or more ascent routes that include Creach Bheinn [Benderloch].

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 Routes that include Creach Bheinn [Benderloch]
  Ascent Distance Time Including... Description Rating
1 973 m 13.06 km 4.5 hrs Creach Bheinn [Benderloch]  There is lot of exposed rock on this hill, but careful selection of routes through the rocks will keep you free of difficulty Not Yet Rated 

Pictures submitted by members on the summit of Creach Bheinn [Benderloch]

 Baggers Gallery for Creach Bheinn [Benderloch]

me and Alan Campbell on Summit 22/01/11

© David Peden

Image by David Peden

me at summit Creach Bheinn 15/09/10

© John Donnelly

Image by John Donnelly

Jim on Creach Bheinn

© Jim Nicol

Image by Jim Nicol
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Oliver Bartrum on 09 Aug 2020
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Creach Bheinn [Benderloch]
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