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Beinn na Gainimh


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.
730 m (2395 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.
51 of 222 Grahams
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.
Hill of Sand

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
  52   Pitlochry to Crieff

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

Beinn na Gainimh is situated to the N of Glen Almond.

It has a flat summit plateau with steep slopes to the N, W and S.

The summit is at the N end of the plateau and is only 5m higher than the S top of Sron Bealaidh.

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.
Picture Gallery for Beinn na Gainimh

A selection of weather forecasts local to #GetMountain.Top_Name#.

Ordnance Survey digital maps are also available to members.

 Weather & OS Maps
Southeastern Highlands
by MWIS (PDF format)
East Highlands
by Met Office
Ben Lawers
by Metcheck
Beinn na Gainimh Area Map
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The summary information of one or more ascent routes that include Beinn na Gainimh.

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 Routes that include Beinn na Gainimh

We currently have no routes listed for Beinn na Gainimh.

We are working on adding routes for all the Grahams.

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Pictures submitted by members on the summit of Beinn na Gainimh

 Baggers Gallery for Beinn na Gainimh

Another wee Graham conquered by the Gav Man. Although just a Graham it was still a lengthy and at times steep walk with some great views at the top.

© Gavin White

Image by Gavin White

at the top very misty 17/10/10

© Peter Cook

Image by Peter Cook
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Beinn na Gainimh
by David McSporran
Beinn na Gainimh
by Brian Howarth

Post a few words about Beinn na Gainimh or read what others have had to say.

Brian Howarth
wrote on
April 28, 2013
Farmer from Craignavar or Newton farm decided to drive 5km and up 500m, to give us a lecture on dogs and sheep. He said he had seen us passing the farmhouse and didnt catch up with us till NN847328. The most unfriendly and frankly cheeky guy I have ever met in 15 years of walking In contrast the two farmers on the other side couldnt have been more pleasant. Beware if you are taking dogs here. ps the farm is also re-routing a wide track up the mountain.

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 Route Write-Ups
  Date Title Written by Including...
1 13 Mar 2010 Beinn na Gainimh from Glen Almond Roger Vander Steen Beinn na Gainimh Not Yet Rated
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