Aonach Beag: Four Munros from Culra

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The high ridge running from Beinn Eibhinn over Aonach Beag to Geal Charn, and its eastern extension to Carn Dearg, is one of the remotest mountain groups in Scotland. It can be approached from Luiblea in the north, or the western summits can be climbed from Corrour Station. The route described here is from Culra bothy which is closed but you can camp nearby; the setting is beautiful and accessed via a long walk-in from Dalwhinnie.


Good walking along the ridge with a steep ascent to Geal Charn. The approach from Culra is steep and pathless whilst the descent involves a lot of pathless, rough going. The whole route is very remote.

Public Transport

No road access to Culra. Dalwhinnie rail station is very convenient for the walk-in to Culra.


Culra bothy; no vehicular access. Open start point in Google Maps for directions.

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