Beinn a' Chreachain

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Beinn a' Chreachain is the easternmost of the four Bridge of Orchy Munros. Although not as fine as neighbouring Beinn Achaladair, it has impressive Coire an Lochain on its northern flank, harbouring a lovely lochan, whilst its summit looks out over the immense flatness of Rannoch Moor.

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Region: Argyll

Altitude: 1081 metres

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Detailed route description and map

Beinn Achaladair and Beinn a' Chreachain from Achaladair Farm

Other routes and challenges

For those who can arrange transport at both ends, it is feasible but challenging to extend the traverse by continuing to Beinn an Dothaidh and Beinn Dorain before descending to Bridge of Orchy.

The extremely fit could detour from Beinn Achaladair to include Beinn Mhanach as well.

Walker-friendly accommodation in the area

Tyndrum and Dalmally Hotels

Tyndrum and Dalmally B&B

Tyndrum and Dalmally cottages

Argyll Hostels

Panoramic summit view (click to open)


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Users' walk reports for Beinn a' Chreachain

There are 4238 Walkhighlanders who have climbed Beinn a' Chreachain. They have contributed 82 public walk reports including this summit. These are ordered below with the most recent 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
  gavinlyoung 18/10/20  3 M1
  maxie23 27/9/20  6 M2
  andreww18 29/8/20  0 M2
  dogplodder 24/5/19  4 M1
  CraigCampbell 25/4/19  0 M2
  weaselmaster 3/9/18  4 M7
  Chris Henshall 10/8/18  0 M4
  andygunn23 26/5/18  13 M5
  BlackPanther 12/5/18  1 M2
  snowdonia7 1/4/18  0 M2
  chasmcc 11/11/17  1 M2
  basscadet 18/7/17  5 M2
  Alteknacker 17/4/17  14 M5C2
  scotdavid63 17/4/17  0 M2
  teaandpies 24/3/17  1 M2
  Andy74G 13/1/17  0 M2
  Steven001 25/10/16  1 M2
  Coop 7/9/16  1 M2
  Driftwood 21/6/16  0 M5
  StevieC 18/6/16  1 M2
  Petr Dakota 12/5/16  9 M3
  Jaxter 5/5/16  8 M5
  martin.h 1/5/16  0 M5C1
  jamesb63 24/4/16  4 M3
  bobble_hat_kenny 24/4/16  2 M2
  shivy88 1/11/15  0 M2
  roscoT 5/10/15  3 M2
  jr328bmw 4/10/15  1 M4
  ancancha 22/9/15  1 M3
  Delice 9/9/15  1 M2
  donnycoll 18/8/15  2 M5
  -AnnA- 1/5/15  0 M2
  trevp 19/4/15  1 M1
  The Kraken 18/4/15  0 M5
  mr_mrsH 10/4/15  1 M2
  Graeme D 29/12/14  7 M2
  SecretSquirrel 7/9/14  0 M2
  simon-b 16/8/14  5 M14
  spiderwebb 15/8/14  5 M5
  shish 3/8/14  3 M5
  mrssanta 3/8/14  2 M5
  U059361 18/6/14  0 M2
  GillC 1/6/14  2 M2
  Kenny Monaghan 31/5/14  0 M2
  weaselmaster 18/5/14  2 M4C1
  RTMcB 8/6/13  6 M5
  Frigate 1/4/13  2 M2
  Frogwell 30/3/13  1 M1
  weaselmaster 2/2/13  12 M2
  Jambo235 29/9/12  2 M5
  Bod 22/9/12  5 M2
  basscadet 14/7/12  6 M4
  Rossco 31/5/12  3 M3
  Mountainlove 19/5/12  0 M2
  weescotsman 6/4/12  1 M1
  JimboJim 22/3/12  1 M2
  mike216 13/2/12  5 M4
  iainwatson 27/12/11  6 M3
  skillinabottle 18/12/11  19 M2
  clivew 12/11/11  0 M2
  BigP 10/11/11  0 M2
  David Lyall 1/11/11  0 M2
  seamus0 29/10/11  0 M2
  gman 19/10/11  2 M2
  Gavin99 16/10/11  0 M2
  pigeon 1/10/11  0 M2
  webby2166 5/9/11  1 M2
  J888ohn 5/9/11  0 M3
  gammy leg walker 17/7/11  2 M2
  Redrock 18/4/11  0 M2
  jwramsay 9/4/11  0 M2
  dooterbang 22/1/11  0 M2
  rockhopper 27/11/10  1 M3
  old danensian 11/10/10  0 M2
  grahamjb21 19/6/10  0 M7
  jonny616 22/5/10  0 M2
  davetherave 21/5/10  1 M6C2
  Stretch 17/10/09  1 M2
  petejkenny 15/10/09  2 M4
  seadog 1/5/09  0 M2
  yokehead 28/3/09  1 M2
  bio-man 31/5/08  0 M2

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