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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.
Altitude: 1197 metres
Detailed route description and map
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.