Beinn a'Chlachair

Beinn a' Chlachair

Munro mountain in Ardverikie, south of Loch Laggan

Between Glen Spean and Alder forest is Ardverikie Estate in which the highest point is Beinn a'Chlachair, a long mountain with a vast plateau above corries, crags and a dark lochan or two.


Beinn a' Chlachair


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Height 1087m
Prominence 539m
Meaning stonemason's mouuntain
Lists Munro, 56
Location Laggan Hills, Loch Linnhie to Loch Ericht
Grid Ref NN471782
Lat/Lon 56.86952, -4.50978


Driving along the A86 in Glen Spean, Beinn a'Chlachair is the dominant mountain looking across Loch Laggan. From this angle it appears as a long whaleback with gently rising slopes - don't let that fool you, there are several corries and much intrigue up here, including a vast cornice that forms aboe Coire Mor Chlachair in winter.

There are several possibilities for accessing Beinn a'Chlachair, athough probably the finest is from Loch Laggan from where fine estate tracks reach into the wild area, excellent for biking on.



Hillwalking routes up Beinn a' Chlachair



1. Ardverikie and Loch Laggan Munros hiking route »


Lying between Laggan and Alder, the Ardverikie Forest is a wild area containing three Munro peaks, Beinn a'Chlachair, Geal Charn and Creag Pitridh.

Ascent : 1350m (4430ft)
Distance : 26km (16m)
Time : 7hr



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Beinn a'Chlachair from Loch LagganBeinn a'Chlachair from Loch Laggan
Beinn a'Chlachair from Beinn UdlaminBeinn a'Chlachair from Beinn Udlamin
Beinn a'Chlachair's summit above Coire Mor ChlachairBeinn a'Chlachair's summit above Coire Mor Chlachair
Beinn a'Chlachair from the bealach between Creag Pitridh and Geal CharnBeinn a'Chlachair from the bealach between Creag Pitridh and Geal Charn
Beinn a'Chlachair from near Loch na h-EarbaBeinn a'Chlachair from near Loch na h-Earba
On the return cycle, Beinn a'Chlachair behindOn the return cycle, Beinn a'Chlachair behind




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