More a range of hills than a single peak, Beinn a'Ghlo has three Munro summits giving a strenuous day. The summits may be rounded, but the steep flanks and sculpted form of this great massif makes for a memorable outing.
Mostly good paths, with steep descents between the peaks and some rough, boggy ground.
Public transport to Blair Atholl, 4 km from the walk start.
Hillwalking in WinterPlease note that hillwalking when there is snow lying requires an ice-axe, crampons and the knowledge, experience and skill to use them correctly. All route descriptions and difficulties given here are for summer conditions and may not be suitable in winter. See our Winter Essentials page for basic information on the skills, techniques and knowledge needed for winter hillwalking.
Parking at end of public section of Monzie road, near Loch Moraig. Map and directions.
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