Beinn a'Chlachair

Beinn a' Chlachair

Munro mountain in Ardverikie, south of Loch Laggan

Between Glen Spean and Alder forest is Ardverikie Estate in which the highest point is Beinn a'Chlachair, a long mountain with a vast plateau above corries, crags and a dark lochan or two.


Beinn a' Chlachair


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Height1087m
Prominence539m
Meaningstonemason's mouuntain
ListsMunro, 56
LocationArdverikie, Loch Linnhie to Loch Ericht
Grid RefNN471782
Lat/Lon56.86952, -4.50978


Driving along the A86 in Glen Spean, Beinn a'Chlachair is the dominant mountain looking across Loch Laggan. From this angle it appears as a long whaleback with gently rising slopes - don't let that fool you, there are several corries and much intrigue up here, including a vast cornice that forms aboe Coire Mor Chlachair in winter.

There are several possibilities for accessing Beinn a'Chlachair, athough probably the finest is from Loch Laggan from where fine estate tracks reach into the wild area, excellent for biking on.



Routes up Beinn a' Chlachair


Ardverikie and Loch Laggan Munros

Lying between Laggan and Alder, the Ardverikie Forest is a wild area containing three Munro peaks, Beinn a'Chlachair, Geal Charn and Creag Pitridh.

Peaks : 3 Munros

Ascent : 1350m (4430ft)
Distance : 26km (16m)
Time : 7hr



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