Beinn Dearg Mòr

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Beinn Dearg Mòr and its lower neighbour Beinn Dearg Bheag are undoubtably amongst the finest of the Corbetts. The pair require a very long day and a river crossing to reach.

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Region: Ullapool

Altitude: 910 metres

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Detailed route description and map

Beinn Dearg Mòr and Beinn Dearg Bheag from Gruinard

Other routes and challenges

Beinn Dearg Bheag and Beinn Dearg Mòr are usually climbed as a pair, making one of the most spectacular and challenging Corbett outings; they are also extremely remote. As a day walk, the approach from Gruinard given above is extremely long but avoids any serious river crossings; the route can be amended by including the scramble over the north ridge of Beinn Dearg Beag if required.

The other main approach is via Shenavall bothy; this is shorter but involves a great deal more ascent and descent to reach the bothy. After fording both rivers this route then climbs very steeply up the lower slopes to reach the corrie south of the summit.

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Panoramic summit view (click to open)


Beinn Dearg Mòr



Users' walk reports for Beinn Dearg Mòr

There are 301 Walkhighlanders who have climbed Beinn Dearg Mòr. They have contributed 11 public walk reports including this summit. These are ordered below with the most popular ones first. The rightmost column shows how many summits were included in their report, which may help you to find the most relevant reports.

Walk report AuthorDate walked LikesHills
  1/4/14  27 M5C7S2
  20/9/19  20 C3G1
  18/6/10  9 C2
  7/10/15  5 M5C3
  19/8/12  5 C1
  18/6/11  5 C2
  24/5/16  4 C3G1
  23/9/08  4 C3G1
  10/6/19  3 C5G1
  30/7/20  2 C2
  11/7/10  1 M2C2

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