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Ben Rinnes is a very familiar sight to residents of Moray and Aberdeenshire. This bulky hill rises far above its neighbours and is a very popular objective.
Altitude: 840 metres
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Detailed route description and map
Other routes and challenges
The route given above is by far the most popular. A longer approach is from Benrinnes Distillery to the north. From here a track climbs high up Baby's Hill - from where it is possible to continue to the summit, with views of some of Ben Rinnes' other tors along the way.
Another track leads up to the plateau from the south side, climbing up by forestry plantations from a start higher up Glen Rinnes.
Walker-friendly accommodation in the area
Users' walk reports for Ben Rinnes
There are 2260 Walkhighlanders who have climbed Ben Rinnes. They have contributed 50 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.