Beinn Sgulaird, Creach Bheinn and Beinn TrilleachanEast of Loch Linnhe, the lands of Appin and Benderloch are split by Loch Creran. At the head of this loch, the peaks of Beinn Sgulaird guard the approaches to Glencoe and beyond.
Nearby, the Corbett summit of Creach Bheinn is connected to Beinn Sgulaird by a high-level col and to the east, Beinn Trilleachan's wet slabs shimmer brightly when lit by soft sunlight.
Main route summary
The main route up Beinn Sgulaird described below is not the shortest, but is far more interesting and has finer views than from the direct approach heading up from Glenure Farm.
Creach Bheinn can be easily added onto a route with Beinn Sgulaird.
Extending the route further takes in Beinn Trilleachan, but this is a demanding and long walk, and probably better approached from Loch Etive. Reaching Beinn Trilleachan's summit requires a bit of careful navigation to find when trying to avoid slabs in mist.
|Munros||Beinn Sgulaird (937m, Munro 237)|
Creach Bheinn* (810m)<|
Beinn Trilleachan* (839m)
*See 'Alternative Routes' below
walk : 57hr*, run : 2:30hr
*Naismith's rule : 4km/h distance + 600m/h ascent
Druimavuic, Loch Creran
(grid ref : NN008450)
Which map to choose ?
Beinn Sgulaird : 'hat shaped hill'
Beinn Trilleachan : 'hill of the sandpipers'
Creach Bheinn : 'bare or windswept hill'
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