Beinn Udlaidh and Beinn Bhreac-liath, Glen Orchy

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This pair of Corbetts provide an enjoyable hillwalk above Glen Orchy. Beinn Bhreac-liath lacks distinction, but Beinn Udlaidh has a prominent landmark - a distinctive quartzite dyke which extends almost from the summit ridge down to the glen.


Pathless hillwalking on mostly grassy hills.

Public Transport

None to start; around 4km from Bridge of Orchy bus stop / rail station.


By start of forest track at NN277367 on B8074 through Glen Orchy. Open start point in Google Maps for directions.

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 Skills page for basic information on the essential skills, techniques and knowledge needed for winter hillwalking.

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