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Beinn Mheadhoin

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Beinn Mheadhoin lies at the remote heart of the Cairngorms range, its summit plateau strewn with some spectacular granite tors. It can be approached either from the north across the magnificent Loch Avon basin - involving much reascent on the return - or via the longer approach from the south.

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Region: Cairngorms

Altitude: 1182 metres

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Detailed route description and map

Beinn Mheadhoin from Coire Cas via the Shelter Stone

Beinn Mheadhoin and Derry Cairngorm from the Linn of Dee

Other routes and challenges

The position of Beinn Mheadhoin makes it possible to include it in any number of longer routes. The northeast shoulder can be ascended from below Loch Avon.

The southwest shoulder down to Loch Etchachan enables links to be made to Ben Macdui as an alternative to Derry Cairngorm - a combination possible from both Speyside and Deeside. Cairn Gorm could also be included in the route from the north.

Walker-friendly accommodation in the area

Cairngorms Hotels

Cairngorms B&B

Cairngorms cottages

Cairngorms hostels

Panoramic summit view (click to open)




Users' walk reports for Beinn Mheadhoin

There are 2481 Walkhighlanders who have climbed Beinn Mheadhoin. They have contributed 73 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.

Title AuthorDate walked LikesHills
  03/08/1983  32 M2C1
  30/08/2010  24 M1
  15/08/2014  22 M5
  25/07/2011  15 M7
  20/07/2013  12 M8
  25/06/2014  9 M6
  11/03/2012  8 M2
  16/07/2016  7 M3
  03/11/2015  7 M3
  01/05/2015  7 M2
  09/08/2014  7 M2
  26/02/2013  7 M1
  04/07/2011  7 M5
  17/09/2016  6 M6
  19/07/2013  6 M1
  16/06/2011  6 M4
  10/09/2016  5 M1
  09/09/2015  5 M7C1
  14/06/2013  5 M5
  06/05/2013  5 M1
  11/03/2012  5 M2
  26/09/2009  5 M1
  14/09/2013  4 M4
  06/05/2012  4 M4
  18/04/2012  4 M1
  24/07/2016  3 M6
  26/07/2014  3 M1
  10/05/2014  3 M1
  04/08/2013  3 M1
  07/07/2013  3 M3
  25/08/2016  2 M5
  18/06/2016  2 M2
  01/09/2014  2 M5
  10/05/2013  2 M2
  31/03/2013  2 M8
  01/11/2012  2 M5
  31/07/2012  2 M3
  06/05/2012  2 M2
  17/03/2012  2 M2
  19/11/2011  2 M4
  24/06/2011  2 M8
  15/08/2015  1 M2
  25/11/2014  1 M5
  09/08/2014  1 M3
  25/07/2014  1 M3
  10/08/2013  1 M4
  15/07/2013  1 M3
  09/07/2013  1 M4
  08/06/2013  1 M3
  06/06/2013  1 M3
  12/05/2012  1 M3
  29/02/2012  1 M4
  11/06/2011  1 M3
  29/04/2011  1 M1
  05/06/2016  0 M3
  07/10/2015  0 M2
  24/07/2015  0 M3
  18/07/2015  0 M4
  17/07/2014  0 M1
  21/07/2013  0 M12
  22/06/2013  0 M4
  26/05/2012  0 M4
  23/07/2011  0 M2
  11/06/2011  0 M2
  20/04/2011  0 M2
  26/09/2010  0 M2
  12/07/2010  0 M2C1
  12/06/2010  0 M2
  22/05/2010  0 M1
  10/09/2009  0 M3
  22/11/2008  0 M4
  15/07/2008  0 M1
  02/06/2008  0 M3

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