Beinn a'Chaorainn and Beinn Bhreac

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This pair of Munros lies between the Beinn a'Bhuird and Ben Avon massifs and the main mass of the High Cairngorms. Often overlooked, they are separated by the sprawling Moine Bhealaidh, a featureless plateau, but the pinewoods of Glen Derry provides a fine approach and the views are good.


Excellent approach paths - many cycle as far as Derry Lodge. Some boggier ground on the hill with difficult navigation if visibility is poor. The crossing of the Glas Allt Mor could be a problem in wet weather.

Public Transport

Bus from Braemar (Jul-Sep only).


Linn of Dee car park (charge). Open start point in Google Maps for directions.

Deer Stalking information

Land south of Stob Coire Etchachan and Beinn a'Chaorainn, including Beinn Bhreac and approach via Glen Derry: National Trust for Scotland. No stalking issues.

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