Beinn a' Chaisteil and Beinn nam Fuaran

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Beinn a' Chaisteil towers impressively with broken crags above Auch, though its ridge gives grassy walking; Beinn nam Fuaran is a more retiring hill but also more rugged underfoot.


Good track in glens. Grassy but pathless on Beinn a' Chaisteil. Steeper, rougher and wetter on Beinn nam Fuaran.

Public Transport

Buses run along the A82 past the start.


A82 near Auch. 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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