Cir Mhor and Beinn Tarsuinn

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This route ascends the two Corbetts on the west side of Glen Rosa, bypassing the A Chir ridge and culminating with the ascent of Cir Mhor - a fine peak which must rank amongst the most impressive Scottish mountains.


Rough bouldery mountain paths, rocky in parts, some boggy sections. Starts and ends on a good track through Glen Rosa.

Public Transport

Bus to start of minor road up Glen Rosa.


Limited parking near end of public road past Glen Rosa campsite. 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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