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Cruinn a' Bheinn


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.
632 m (2073 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.
194 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.
Round 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
  56   Loch Lomond & Inveraray

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

Cruinn a' Bheinn lies just over 2km due north of Ben Lomond and could readily be included with it, the two being separated by a col at approx 450m.

As the name suggests, it is a rounded hill when seen from just about every direction.

Hazards you may encounter on Cruinn a' Bheinn include
 Crags within 1km of 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.
Picture Gallery for Cruinn a' Bheinn

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Ordnance Survey digital maps are also available to members.

 Weather & OS Maps
West Highlands
by MWIS (PDF format)
West Highlands
by Met Office
Ben Lomond
by Metcheck
Cruinn a' Bheinn Area Map
Legend  Munro  Corbett  Graham  English/Welsh Top  Accommodation

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The summary information of one or more ascent routes that include Cruinn a' Bheinn.

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 Routes that include Cruinn a' Bheinn

We currently have no routes listed for Cruinn a' Bheinn.

We are working on adding routes for all the Grahams.

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Pictures submitted by members on the summit of Cruinn a' Bheinn

 Baggers Gallery for Cruinn a' Bheinn

On 22nd April 2017, looking towards Ben Lomond

© Nick Bulbeck

Image by Nick Bulbeck
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Recently Climbed By
David Peden on 26 Jul 2019
John Donnelly on 08 Jun 2019

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Cruinn a' Bheinn
by David McSporran

Post a few words about Cruinn a' Bheinn or read what others have had to say.

William Thomson
wrote on
August 1, 2010
Park at the car park next to the pier at the bottom of Ben Lomond, ascent Ben Lomond and then down the West face for a short while. Come off the path and head North along the ridge which connects Ben Lomond to Cruinn a' Beinn, straight ascent of Cruinn a' Beinn. After summiting return to where you left the path on your descent of Ben Lomond and continue the over Ptarmigan & Tom Fithich, back to the start. This is a lovely route, taking a Graham and a Munro in one trip.
Hilary Neilson
wrote on
October 15, 2009
Very nice walk. starting from the Inversnaid Hotel, east side Loch Lomond. Follow the west highland way for 2 1/2km to a cottage at Cailness. A hill track begins at the rear of this cottage, follow this uphill until it opens to open hillside (350m). Then strike southwest to quickly pick up a deer fence, this leads to the summit. Fabulous views to Ben Lomond, the Arrochar Alps and the Crianlarich Hill. Can be combined with Ben Lomond.

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