Binnein Mor infront of the Devil's Ridge from Stob Ban

Binnein Mor

Munro peak in the Mamores range

Binnein Mor is the highest Munro peak in the Mamores and sits near the eastern end of the range. Its shape takes the form of long summit spine resting above several spurs and intricate coires.


Binnein Mor


  Map base ©OpenStreetMap
Height1130m
Prominence759m
Meaningbig peak
ListsMunro, 28
LocationMamores, Loch Linnhie to Loch Ericht
Grid RefNN212663
Lat/Lon56.75429, -4.92641


Binnein Mor is the highest mountain in the Mamores and sits near the eastern end of the range, surrounded, and linked to, smaller Munro peaks. There is a minor Munro Top to the south of the main summit.

With a drop of only 100m between Binnein Mor and nearby Na Gruagaichean, these two Munros are often walked together from Kinlochleven to the south, using fine stalkers paths.

Binnein Beag and Sgurr Eilde Mor lie just to the east of Binnein Mor, and though the drop to these is more significant than that with Na Gruagaichean, they can be added in to a day, making for a fine outing on a circular route.

For fit hikers and hill-runners, here is also the option of bagging Binnein Mor as part of a complete Mamores traverse (or even a longer Tranter's Round or Ramsay's Round).



Hillwalking routes up Binnein Mor



1. Eastern Mamores hiking route »


A circular route on the eastern Munros of the Mamores range heading in from Kinlochleven. Fine stalkers paths lead up rough peaks, including Binnein Mor, the highest Munro peak in the Mamores mountain range.

Ascent : 2000m (6560ft)
Distance : 18km (11m)
Time : 8hr

2. Mamores range hillwalking route »


The Mamores is one of the finest mountain ranges in Scotland, with 10 Munro summits scattered over crests and ridges between Glen Nevis and Glencoe. This route bags them all in one outing !

Ascent : 3400m (11150ft)
Distance : 34km (21m)
Time : 14hr



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Binnein Mor behind Stob Coire a'Chairn from the Devil's RidgeBinnein Mor behind Stob Coire a'Chairn from the Devil's Ridge
Binnein Mor from Binnein BeagBinnein Mor from Binnein Beag
Looking west along Sgurr Eilde Mor to Binnein MorLooking west along Sgurr Eilde Mor to Binnein Mor
Binnein Mor's northern spur with Ben Nevis behind from Sgurr Eilde MorBinnein Mor's northern spur with Ben Nevis behind from Sgurr Eilde Mor
Binnein Beag from Binnein MorBinnein Beag from Binnein Mor
View from Ben Nevis over Binnein Mor to Ben VorlichView from Ben Nevis over Binnein Mor to Ben Vorlich




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