Beinn a'Chlachair, Geal Charn & Creag Pitridh

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These three Munros are quite isolated in the wilds south of Loch Laggan. Beinn a'Chlachair is a massive whale-like ridge with steep sides, Geal Charn a sprawling mass and Creag Pitridh a pointed summit on its northern slopes.

Terrain

Good approach tracks, then steep, pathless mountains with both grassy and stony sections. Peat bog on the approach to Beinn a'Chlachair and extremely steep on the descent.

Public Transport

None. Traveline Scotland.

Start

Parking in layby on A86 near Luiblea. Map and 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 Essentials page for basic information on the skills, techniques and knowledge needed for winter hillwalking.

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