Beinn Achaladair and Beinn a'Chreachain
This northerly part of the Beinn Dorain range gives a grand ridgewalk. Beinn a'Chreachain, the highest Munro in the range, has a fine northern corrie, whilst Beinn Achaladair is a very shapely peak with much character. The views - especially over Rannoch Moor - are magnificent.
Mixed terrain: some pathless sections, some boggy parts, one very steep ascent and a good deal of fine grassy ridges. Bridge is down on Water of Tulla which means the route is impassable in spate conditions - in such conditions a rougher route could be taken remaining on the south bank of this river.
Citylink buses pass along the nearby A82 between Fort William and Glasgow.
Car park just off the A82 signed for Achaladair Farm.
Hillwalking in Winter
Please 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. See our Winter Essentials page for basic information on the skills, techniques and knowledge needed for winter hillwalking.
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