Beinn Dearg from near Blair Atholl
The remote position of Beinn Dearg makes for a long hillwalk, although the terrain is straightforward in good summer conditions making for fast walking. The views are extensive and with a different route for the return the route makes for an enjoyable day.
Good landrover track for the approach and return, hill-paths on higher ground, with a short boggy stretch on the ridge. The route is, however, exposed and long.
None to Old Bridge of Tilt; Blair Atholl buses and trains only a kilometre away.
Old Bridge of Tilt car park.
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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