Cruach Ardrain and Beinn Tulaichean

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Cruach Ardrain has a distinctive outline which makes it a familiar sight from the Crianlarich and Tyndrum area. Its southern ridge rises to the satellite Munro peak of Beinn Tulaichean; to include both of these summits it is more convenient to start from the south to avoid reascending over the shoulder of Cruach Ardrain. The slopes to and from the ridge are steep, rugged and pathless.

Terrain

Pathless and boggy ascent and descent from the ridge, the descent is also rough going. The ridge linking the two Munros has a path and is more straightforward.

Public Transport

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Start

Inverlochlarig, near Balquhidder. Open start point in Google Maps for 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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