Beinn a'Bhuird

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Beinn a' Bhuird is one of the giants of the Cairngorms, a mountain of immense bulk. Its spacious plateau forms the rim above some magnificent corries, with the remote Garbh Choire being the finest. The mountain can be approached either through the pinewoods of Glen Quoich or the moors of Gleann an t-Slugain.

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Region: Cairngorms

Altitude: 1197 metres

Summit view: Open virtual summit

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Detailed route description and map

Beinn a'Bhuird via Glen Quoich

Other routes and challenges

The ascent route given runs through some magnificent pinewoods in Glen Quoich.

It is also possible to approach from Keiloch via Gleann an t-Slugain, which enables the very fit to combine the mountain with neighbouring Ben Avon. Other possibilities include traversing across the exposed moors from Beinn a'Chaorainn to the west, or for the connoisseur of remote approachs, via Strath Avon to the north.

Walker-friendly accommodation in the area

Braemar Hotels

Braemar B&B

Braemar cottages

Cairngorms hostels


Users' walk reports for Beinn a'Bhuird

There are 1328 Walkhighlanders who have climbed Beinn a'Bhuird . They have contributed 35 public walk reports including this summit.. These are ordered below with the most popular ones first. The rightmost column shows how many summits were included in their report, which may help you to find the most relevant reports.

Title AuthorDate walked LikesHills
  25/07/2011  13 M7
  13/09/2014  9 M10
  10/08/2012  7 M2
  04/10/2014  5 M2
  28/04/2012  5 M2
  17/08/2014  4 M2
  08/08/2014  4 M2
  20/06/2014  4 M1
  01/06/2014  4 M2
  05/01/2013  4 M2
  20/09/2012  4 M2
  27/07/2013  3 M2
  26/07/2014  2 M4
  23/06/2014  2 M1
  31/03/2013  2 M8
  14/05/2012  2 M2
  04/03/2012  2 M4
  20/08/2011  2 M1
  26/06/2011  2 M2
  07/08/2014  1 M1
  25/06/2014  1 M2
  14/09/2013  1 M2
  29/07/2013  1 M2
  30/07/2011  1 M4
  09/04/2011  1 M3C1
  25/07/2010  1 M2
  16/08/2014  0 M2
  17/11/2013  0 M1
  21/10/2013  0 M2
  21/07/2013  0 M12
  15/09/2012  0 M2
  01/08/2011  0 M2
  14/08/2010  0 M2
  08/05/2010  0 M2
  30/08/2009  0 M2

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