Creag Pitridh from Lochan na h-Earba

Creag Pitridh

Munro peak south of Loch Laggan

South of Loch Laggan is Ardverikie Estate. In the heart of this is little Creag Pitridh, hidden for the most part from roadside view. It's a rough wee Munro, with bags of character.


Creag Pitridh


  Map base ©OpenStreetMap
Height 924m
Prominence 106m
Meaning Petrie's rock
Lists Munro, 265
Location Laggan Hills, Loch Linnhie to Loch Ericht
Grid Ref NN487815
Lat/Lon 56.89966, -4.48535


Driving along the A86 in Glen Spean, you'll only glimpse Creag Pitridh once you pass the lump of Binnein Shuas. Much of the recent forestry-felling has allowed a better view from the west.

Creag Pitridh scrapes into the Munro list, but what it loses in height to its neighbours Geal Charn and Beinn a'Chlachair, it more than makes up for in character. It's a rocky little hill sitting above Lochan na h-Earba with its glorious beach, perfect for a relaxed chillout after a day's Munro-bagging.

There are several possibilities for accessing Creag Pitridh, including coming in from Loch Ossian, Kinloch Laggan and from Dalwhinnie to Loch Pattack, however probably the finest is from Luiblea on Loch Laggan from where fine estate tracks reach into the wild area - excellent for biking on.



Hillwalking routes up Creag Pitridh



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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Creag Pitridh and Geal Charn from Loch LagganCreag Pitridh and Geal Charn from Loch Laggan
Creag Pitridh from Geal CharnCreag Pitridh from Geal Charn
Creag Pitridh from Geal Charn in winterCreag Pitridh from Geal Charn in winter
Reaching the cairn on Creag PitridhReaching the cairn on Creag Pitridh
Looking along Lochan na h-Earba, Creag Pitridh on rightLooking along Lochan na h-Earba, Creag Pitridh on right
Creag Pitridh from Geal Charn from Beinn a'ChlachairCreag Pitridh from Geal Charn from Beinn a'Chlachair




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