Beinn Maol Chaluim, from Glen Etive

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Beinn Maol Chaluim lies behind its great neighbour Bidean nam Bian and is thus hidden from Glencoe except for a glimpse from the village. The steep slopes of Bidean deter any walk linking the two mountains - instead Beinn Maol Chaluim is almost invariably climbed from Glen Etive. It gives a fairly short hillwalk, with rugged going lower down but crowned by the final ridge traverse with excellent views.


Pathless; wet and rough lower down but drier, rockier terrain higher up.

Public Transport



Glen Etive road above Lochan Urr. Open start point in Google Maps for directions.

Deer Stalking information

Glenetive Estate. Stalking between mid-Aug and 20 Oct. No stalking on Sundays. Maps showing preferred access routes to the summits are sited at strategic points across the Estate. If further information is needed please phone 01855 851277 between 5 and 8pm.

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