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Beinn Ghlas is a little known Munro but one of the most frequently climbed, the reason being that it is visited on the usual path used en-route to Ben Lawers. Almost never climbed in its own right, it supports a wonderful arctic flora and is part of the Ben Lawers National Nature Reserve.
Altitude: 1103 metres
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Detailed route description and map
Other routes and challenges
The ascent route given is by far the quickest. If transport can be arranged, you could continue from Ben Lawers over An Stùc, Meall Garbh and Meall Greigh before descending to Lawers.
The biggest bagging route hereabouts is a circuit of the 7 Lawers Munros as part of a horseshoe round the Allt a' Chobhair from Camusvrachan in Glen Lyon.
Walker-friendly accommodation in the area
Users' walk reports for Beinn Ghlas
There are 15430 Walkhighlanders who have climbed Beinn Ghlas. They have contributed 233 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.